Let Me Assure You That the Original It TV Movie Is Nowhere Nearly as Scary as You Remember

To prepare for Andy Muschietti’s new adaptation of Stephen King’s It, I watched Tommy Lee Wallace’s original two-part tv movie from 1990 this weekend. Like the characters in the movie, I didn’t recall how horrendous this relic from my past was. Hokey, obvious, derivative, horribly acted, incompetently directed, It is…

I Was a Grade School Nudist

Yes, I know that every kid is a nudist. But I really was one. Like, officially. As in, card carrying member of the ASA (American Sunbathing Association.) As in going to special places — nudist camps, or if would want to make them sound really creepy and culty, nudist colonies — which were created for no other reason…

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