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The Goosebumps series continues to have its hooks, tentacles, or some other creepy tendrils around fans today. Christopher Gregory-Rivera for NPR hide caption

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'Goosebumps' is turning 30 — the scariest part is how old that makes you

R.L. Stine's mega-popular series has spawned TV shows, movies and many, many books. A humor writer who stumbled into horror, Stine says its been a thrill to scare so many generations of kids.

Elon Musk regularly tweets and shares controversial things on Twitter, but now that he's the boss, his actions take on new significance. In this photo, Musk arrives for the Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022, in New York. ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Elon Musk said Twitter wouldn't become a 'hellscape.' It's already changing

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Altia Connor, 71, of Louisville, says she remembers a time when pregnant teens sometimes died from botched abortions. She opposes Amendment 2. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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In Kentucky, abortion rights activists hope for a repeat of Kansas win

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The Goosebumps series continues to have its hooks, tentacles, or some other creepy tendrils around fans today. Christopher Gregory-Rivera for NPR hide caption

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'Goosebumps' is turning 30 — the scariest part is how old that makes you

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NPR's Nikki Jones can't go one week without watching a horror film. Josie Norton for NPR hide caption

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My mom passed down her love of horror to me — and a big lesson about courage

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Alana Mayo speaks at the Austin Convention Center on March 14, 2022, in Austin, Texas. Anna Webber/Getty Images for AMC hide caption

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Meet Alana Mayo, the young, Black, queer studio executive who greenlit 'Till'

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