Spoopy Documentary Will Examine Lasting Impact of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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A CBS Film adaptation of Alvin Schwartz’s notoriously terrifying “children’s book” Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark may already be in the works (with a little help from Tim Burton!), but the creepy classic is about to get the documentary treatment, too.

Documentarian Cody Meirick believes Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark has become part of what The Daily Dot calls our “modern collective folklore,” and is currently crowdfunding a project that would examine the book’s enduring appeal and its history of being banned:

Judging from Meirick’s Indiegogo, the project seems like a fascinating look at oral traditions and our attraction to horror. What do you guys think?

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