thenerdybird
Jill Pantozzi
thenerdybird
Deputy Editor, io9. Loves cats.
Oct 23
5

Do classics count? Because for my age group, it would have to be The Wizard of Oz. The flying monkeys always scared the bageebers out of me.

Oct 23
3

I didn’t know that - my mom just dropped me and my friends off at the theater. Bad parenting!

Oct 23
4

My girlfriend will now want to take a bag of tortilla chips to the moon...

Oct 23
3

And since this is 2020, that discovery will somehow predicate the Earth being destroyed by a Galactus sized space cow of some kind

Oct 23
17

How ON EARTH does this list not include All Dogs Go To Heaven? There are SO many terrifying parts of that movie. I never found Secret of NIMH scary, but All Dogs was pure nightmare fuel.

Oct 23
25

Raggedy Ann & Andy was hands down the scariest movie I had seen as a little kid until that window-scratching scene in Salem’s Lot got to me at 12 or so. It’s like all the scariest parts of the Toy Story franchise with the threat of lost dolls and toys. Jesus fucking Christ, one of the villains, The Greedy would

Oct 21
2

1993. That was the year I went to GenCon and played the alpha version of a new card game called Magic the Gathering. Read more

Oct 21
5

“Mummies Alive” constantly beat out the local news in the ratings, which irritated the anchors to no end.

Oct 21
8

Hey, watch out on insulting the Brandon Fraser Mummy! That movie is an excellent well-made B-movie.  And scarier than you are giving it credit for it.  And seriously, have you tried watching The Mummy (1932)?  I know that it is supposed to be a classic, but talk about a snooze-fest.

Oct 21
4

I remember I read something in Time magazine back in 2010 saying that the average life expectancy of a white American male (which I am) was now about 77.

I was 34 at the time, so this meant I had 43 years left. Which meant I was going to die in 2053. Read more

Oct 20
8

Even as someone who enjoys the trip down to I-5 for Disneyland several times a year (ESPECIALLY this time of year), I’m glad Newsom has held firm on this. This pandemic fucking blows, but at least I’m not in a state with a fucking moron like DeSantis at the helm.