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The Goonies, Museum Rejects

The Goonies is 35 years old this summer, and everything about it — the Cyndi Lauper soundtrack, a class-inflected love triangle, Rube Goldberg machines,...

A Chair for My (Single) Mother

When I have been very good, my four-year-old son will sometimes suggest that we add one of my childhood books to the bedtime pile....

Scooby Doo In the Museum

The very first episode of Scooby Doo, Where Are You?, which aired in 1969, is set in an impossible museum. Scooby and the mystery-solving...

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