I wouldn’t dare call myself a horror expert. I wouldn’t even say I’m a connoisseur.
Horror is one of those things that I didn’t really experience until I got a little older, from which I ran away screaming when it found its way onto my radar. I would be watching my cartoons and fall would come and all of a sudden there would be a shift. New episodes became Halloween themed and the tone of them, for an instant, was shifted. Most were Nickelodeon or Cartoon Network fare, some were scary, but all of them took this notion of happy, sometimes problematic, lives going on in a sort of safety net and turned it on its head, putting it all instead into a non-canonical bubble within which the world was set in chaos, even if for a moment. (more…)