1. R. L. Stine is a real person i.e. not a ghost writer. Unlike all the other 90's book series, one person actually wrote all of them. Even the choose your own adventure ones. HE MADE A CAMEO IN THE TV SHOW.
2. Italy is clearly my spiritual home because they have laws safeguarding what can and cannot be called traditional Italian pizza.
3. In the Tintin comics, Hergé made up a few countries and languages. There were gems like "Bab El Ehr": blabber.