"She would make me sit through it to toughen me up," he said.
That got us thinking. There are some spooky parallels between the two pervasive and popular cultural phenomenons, so just for fun, we started a list!
Can you think of any more? Please share them in the comments section below!
|Premise:||Colorful supernatural types (straight out of central casting) alternatively terrorize and romance each other.||Colorful high school types (straight out of central casting) alternatively terrorize and romance each other.|
|Started off as:||A quirky, serialized television series best described as a soap opera with magic.||A quirky, serialized television series best described as a soap opera with music.|
|Bigger than ever because:||After 46 years, another highly anticipated (and long overdue) theatrical release promises to satisfy the cult following while reaching out to a new audience.||After 10 weeks, a highly anticipated (and long overdue) casting decision promises to energize “Gleeks” while reaching out to a new audience.|
|Musical trademark:||Enchanting (and sort of corny) original score enhances the narrative journey.||An enchanting (and sort of corny) a-Capella enhancement of the music of Journey.|
|Famously adored by:||Madonna, gays, teenage girls||Lady Gaga, gays, teenage girls|
|Cultural legacy:||Made it okay for kids to watch soap operas after school and emulate unusual characters like witches, vampires and werewolves.||Made it okay for kids to join glee club after school and emulate unusual characters like Rachel Berry, Kurt Hummel and Noah Puckerman.|
|See for yourself:||Attend the DARK SHADOWS Festival at the New York Marriot Brooklyn Bridge Ballroom starting Friday, August 19.||See “GLEE: The 3D Concert Movie,” in theaters everywhere starting Friday, August 12.|
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