The scary movies and books that still haunt us : Pop Culture Happy Hour A lot of us are about to have the experience of opening our front doors to find witches, goblins, ghosts, and those guards from Squid Game standing on our porches. Why? Because it's almost Halloween. We decided this would be a good time to talk about what kinds of entertainment scared us when we were kids, and maybe even whether they still scare us now.

The scary movies and books that still haunt us

The scary movies and books that still haunt us

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Horror author Stephen King has been scaring audiences for generations. Jim Spellman/WireImage hide caption

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Horror author Stephen King has been scaring audiences for generations.

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A lot of us are about to have the experience of opening our front doors to find witches, goblins, ghosts, and those guards from Squid Game standing on our porches. Why? Because it's almost Halloween.

We decided this would be a good time to talk about what kinds of entertainment scared us when we were kids, and maybe even whether they still scare us now.

The audio was produced by Jared M. Gair and edited by Jessica Reedy.