In honor of the new Netflix series, we're re-releasing our episode about Christopher Pike's The Midnight Club.
In this episode, Andy and Alyssa venture into their first non-Stine book: Christopher "Kevin" Pike's The Midnight Club (1994). They discuss conversation ventures into chain letters, Starvation Heights, Boccaccio's Decameron (ca. 1353), deals with the devil, Edgar Lee Masters's Spoon River Anthology (1915), messages from beyond the grave, alternative medicine, mall bookstores, Buddhism,, Stephen King's Carrie (1974), orientalism, 90s AIDS narratives, memento mori, Six Feet Under (2001-05), 1,001 Nights, Bedazzled (1967, 2000), Beatrice Sparks's Go Ask Alice (1971), Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho (1991), Jack Kerouac's Dharma Bums (1958), Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess (1905) and The Secret Garden (1911), the X-Files episode "All Things" (2000), racial cross-dressing fantasies, sick lit, John Green's The Fault in Our Stars (2012), Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go (2005), Goethe's Faust (1790), supernatural love stories, Cat People (1942, 1982), The Mummy (1932, 1999) and The Mummy Returns (2001), Candyman (1992), William Peter Blatt's The Exorcist (1971), Personal Shopper (2016), Gabrielle Moss's Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of 80s and 90s Teen Fiction (2018), Poland, and Ladybug House hospice for children and young adults. // Music by Haunted Corpse // Follow @saypodanddie on Twitter and Instagram, and get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org
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