Get With IT, Part 1: Catching Up with Pennywise’s First Victim Actress Chelan Simmons

“Laurie Anne…don’t scare Mama, now…” Laurie Anne Winterbarger was Pennywise’s first victim in the 1990 ABC miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling novel, IT. Played by young actress, Chelan Simmons, Laurie Anne’s fate was sealed early on in the film… Continue Reading


I’m Still Afraid of the Dark: The Witch from The Tale of the Pinball Wizard

*This piece is dedicated to my pals, Tricia P. and Chris M., both of whom share an appreciation for this particular episode as well as the entire “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” series. Director: DJ MacHale Writer: Louise Lamarre… Continue Reading