The following contains spoilers for every version of The Shining and both versions of its sequel Doctor Sleep. With a legendary, cross-genre publishing career pushing toward its fifth decade, Stephen King’s name has become a thing unto itself. It is adjectival; it has top billing; it is printing […]
Sadie Hartmann recommends some weird Westerns for your reading pleasure! “If you cut your teeth on Stephen King’s The Dark Tower Series and you want more of that good, good, cosmic, weird, horrific, fucked up, Western life, I have some recommendations for you. Some of these I have […]
I try to keep a healthy agnosticism about reboots, remakes, and adaptations. No matter how a story starts, every version that can be made will be, and every version will ultimately be its own thing. Plus, it’s interesting to see what elements of a work translate most persistently […]
Black Girl Nerds’ Kay-B interviews Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey.
We people of Earth are experiencing a renaissance in horror on TV like we’ve never enjoyed before, as traditional gatekeepers are dispersed in the wild hunt for content, any content that is compelling or innovative or just plain outré enough to collect people at watercoolers, where presumably advertisers can […]
BBC Radio Four’s Fright Night line-up is spooktacular! It includes short stories, a drama by filmmaker Peter Strickland, readings of Stephen King short stories and Rosemary’s Baby and an adaptation of The Ring.