Summer Block

Summer Block

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Summer Block writes for The Toast, The Awl, McSweeney's, The Rumpus, The Nervous Breakdown, The Towner, and NPR's "Snap Judgment." Her work has been included in several anthologies, most recently in California Prose Directory.

Summer gets excited about books, art, history, music, science, food, and crafts. She gets even more excited about esoterica, the paranormal and the occult, and anything weird or creepy. She has a lot of unusual hobbies, like taxidermy and beekeeping. She wrote the definitive list of songs about shipwrecks.

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  1. +vote 9 Brilliant Parenting Hacks You'll Do the First Week of School and Never Again

    9 Brilliant Parenting Hacks You'll Do the First Week of School and Never Again

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    Sarah Paulson's Story In AHS: Cult Is A Retelling Of Lana's Story In Asylum - Which Is Bad For Ally

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  3. Each American Horror Story Season Represents One Of The 9 Circles Of Hell, And We Can Prove It

    Each American Horror Story Season Represents One Of The 9 Circles Of Hell, And We Can Prove It

    If there's one thing American Horror Story fans love to do, it's devise theories tying together the show's bloody, anarchic universe. Though every season in the ...
  4. +vote All The Brilliant Horror And Suspense Movie Homages In 'American Horror Story'

    All The Brilliant Horror And Suspense Movie Homages In 'American Horror Story'

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    American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy loves classic horror movies and it shows. There are dozens of classic horror references in AHS, from quick shots and ...
  5. Creepy Parallels Between 'American Horror Story' And 'The Twilight Zone' You Never Even Knew Existed

    Creepy Parallels Between 'American Horror Story' And 'The Twilight Zone' You Never Even Knew Existed

    At first glance, the cerebral 1950s black and white sci-fi series The Twilight Zone looks nothing like the blood-drenched splatter-fest American ...
  6. Here's How All Of The American Horror Story Seasons Are Connected

    Here's How All Of The American Horror Story Seasons Are Connected

    If there's one thing American Horror Story fans love more than pig men and demon babies, it's trying to figure out ways every season of AHS are linked, and this ...
  7. +vote The Most Annoying Things About Your Kids Going Back to School

    The Most Annoying Things About Your Kids Going Back to School

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    We all know what's the best thing about your kids going back to school: they're going back to school and getting out of your house. But what are the worst things ...
  8. All The Ways American Horror Story: Cult Connects To Previous Seasons Of The Show

    All The Ways American Horror Story: Cult Connects To Previous Seasons Of The Show

    American Horror Story Season 7 may be set in present-day America, but the Internet is filled with speculation about the the ways AHS: Cult connects to other ...
  9. Ally On 'AHS: Cult' Has Dissociative Identity Disorder And Is Scaring Herself, And We Can Prove It

    Ally On 'AHS: Cult' Has Dissociative Identity Disorder And Is Scaring Herself, And We Can Prove It

    American Horror Story Season 7 opens with a montage of news footage from the 2016 presidential election, replaying the very real fears many Americans felt when ...
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    12 Mind-Bending American Horror Story Season 6 Fan Theories

    WARNING: SPOILERS For months before the first episode, American Horror Story fans had been wildly speculating on the theme for Season 6. Show creator Ryan Murphy ...