R.L. Stine likes scaring young people. From 1992 to 1997, his Goosebumps series made every youngster in the U.S. think twice about things that went bump in the night. With titles like Say Cheese and Die, Welcome to Dead House and A Night in Terror Tower, Stine told horror and sometimes supernatural-filled tales of kids whose dogs turn into werewolves, who find themselves trapped inside a tower of terror and whose innocuous toy shrunken heads give them strange, dangerous powers. While Stine continues to write under the Goosebumps umbrella with his spin-off series Goosebumps: HorrorLand, we want a return to the original series, which featured kids in their homes and sleepaway camps (the more realistic the setting, the more scary a story is). TIME wonders what Stine’s spooky mind would do with today’s technology such as Facebook and Twitter. What happens when those social-networking sites take over your life? Oh wait, they already have.
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