When you were a kid, did your parents tell you any 'this is what you get' stories? 'If you cross your eyes, they'll get stuck that way'? 'If you swallow a watermelon seed, a watermelon will grow in your stomach'? We explore the origin of these tales and why we're so drawn to the narrative of people getting what they deserve. Plus, writer Chuck Klosterman on people who don't get what they deserve: villains.
Part One: This Is What You Get
May 01, 2014