In a career that spans over five decades, Stephen King has been terrifying his readers. He has created some of the most nefarious characters in literature, from the demonic clown of It to the psychotic nurse in Misery. He has been described by many as the “King of Horror”, but to his most loyal readers (Constant Readers) that name is a gross misconception. The Institute, … Continue reading The Institute: Book Review
Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining has been regarded as one of the greatest horror films of all-time. Loosely based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name, Kubrick’s vision focused more on the psychological thrills of the story, challenging the viewers to question what they saw was real or illusion. The movie as an adaptation has been vehemently opposed by fans of the book, however, the film on its own is nothing short of a directorial masterpiece.
I figured with the way this Monday has gone that I would postpone the Week In Geek until tomorrow. It’s been a rough day with Las Vegas and Tom Petty. Let’s all take the night to kind of re-group and we’ll be back here tomorrow with a new Week In Geek. In the meantime here’s a piece I wrote for Fan Fest. Everyone keep their … Continue reading 5 Stephen King Books You NEED To Read
I think it was last week where I was floating through the interwebs, like I often do, and discovered that Nerdist had posted a column breaking down the best Stephen King movies of all time. My immediate thought was, “Oooooh what fun” followed by “I’m not going to read that”. I know, such conflicting thoughts in such rapid succession. I didn’t read the column because … Continue reading My Top Five Stephen King Movies
… that is all. This ruined my life in the most glorious way possible. How about you? Actually, no that’s not all all. I’m debating whether or not to re-read the book before the movie comes out. I’m pretty sure it’ll take me a month to read because it’s massive. What do you guys think? Should I re-read it and prep for the film but … Continue reading Things That Ruined My Life Today…
I’m still sick. I’m in that interesting place where you body is telling you it’s getting better by feeling even more run down than it did when you were sick sick. “Sick sick” is another medical term that more or less means “the time when you were sick.” You guys really need to get a hold of my medical journal. This thing is on a whole different … Continue reading A Very Stephen King Birthday
Over the weekend I saw an article online that said the first trailer to The Dark Tower movie could possibly be in front of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and I immediately got nervous. Like super nervous where my hands started sweating a little and my chest tightened. Dramatic? Sure. Truthful? For the most part. There was nothing I wanted less than the Dark Tower trailer to lead into Guardians for … Continue reading First Dark Tower Trailer Doesn’t Ruin My Life