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Stephen King and Eli Roth get scared, too

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein
Globe Staff / November 1, 2011

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Time magazine ran a Halloween feature on its website yesterday about what scares the people who’ve made a profession of scaring the rest of us. In it, two of the most frightening New Englanders - author Stephen King and Newton-bred “Hostel’’ director Eli Roth - disclosed what makes their skin crawl. King admitted that the bathtub scene in the 1955 movie “Diabolique’’ freaks him out. Meanwhile, Roth admitted that he’s petrified of what baseball. . .

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