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Comcast says it’s net neutrality’s No. 1 fan

Just like how Annie Wilkes felt about Paul Sheldon in Stephen King’s Misery, Comcast says it’s net neutrality’s No. 1 fan. In a blog post written on Comcast’s website Tuesday, Comcast executive vice president David L. Cohen insistedShow More Summary

Amazon Editors Choose Their Best Books of 2014

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Amazon has revealed their picks for Best Books of 2014, a list led by Celeste Ng, Stephen King, and Liane Moriarty. Follow this link to see the full list of 100 titles. According to the press release, the editorial team chose the top 10 from a pool of 480 books. We’ve reprinted the top 10 books below. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Book Review: Stephen King’s Revival is a calculated tease

Jamie Morton, the narrator of Stephen King’s latest novel, frequently refers to the Reverend Charles Jacobs as “my old fifth business.” King explains the term in the opening pages of Revival: “Fifth business” is a storytelling term referring...Show More Summary

Stephen King's 'Revival' is the horror master at his best

“Revival,” Stephen King’s 63rd novel, is among his very best.

This is how you get college students to actually attend a 7 AM class.

2 months agoOdd : Happy Place

I presume this is HORROR 101 taught by Prof. Stephen King. (via redditor askingquestionsblog) I'm 29, and it's very unlikely that I'll ever apply to grad school at this point, yet this note still filled me with fear and dread a solid 7 years after I graduated from college. Show More Summary

Movie Review: The Better Angels is too easily mistaken for Malick

Watching The Better Angels, it’s possible, at least for the first few minutes, to wonder whether Terrence Malick might be pulling the same stunt that Stephen King attempted by adopting the pseudonym Richard Bachman. Plenty of indie filmmakers...Show More Summary

Wait, Frozen And The Shining Are Basically The Same Movie?

You've heard about the woman suing Frozen for stealing her life story. Now maybe Stephen King should call his lawyers, because one movie fan claims that Disney's Frozen is actually a remake of The Shining. We've seen our fair share of...Show More Summary

Why Stephen King's Road To Hell Is Paved With Adverbs

By Meg Miller for Off the Shelf A lot has been written about the creative processes of famous people. For the same reasons that How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie was an instant bestseller, people interested inShow More Summary

In the court of King Dave, can Cameron phone home?

An absolute gem in the Telegraph’s morning memo today by Stephen Bush, who claims that the Prime Minister has more than a passing interest in today’s government announcement that mobile… Continue reading The post In the court of King Dave, can Cameron phone home? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Stephen King ‘Republicans Should Stay Home On Election Day’ Joke Nets Criticism

On Twitter Monday morning, Stephen King made a variation on a standard election joke — the old canard in which it’s suggested that the favored party should vote, and those supporting the other party should stay home. However, not everyone took it as a joke. Show More Summary

Film Review: A Good Marriage (Dir. Peter Askin)

A Good Marriage Dir. Peter Askin [Reno Productions; 2014] by Willcoma Rating: Sure he’s pop as all hell, and judging by his Entertainment Weekly columns, a bit of a wannabe rebel (it’s kinda cute, really), but Stephen King’s novels are jam packed with the subversive. Show More Summary

Stephen King Really, Truly Hates Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’

If anyone has a right to shit all over Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, it’s Stephen King. The 1980 film was an adaptation of King’s novel that he feels is not only cold, but incredibly misogynistic. This isn’t the first time he’s slammed the critically acclaimed psychological horror film that stars Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance, […]

Stephen King Just Went Off About How Much He Hates The Shining Again

There has been some real garbage movies made from Stephen King books. (Dreamcatcher and Sleepwalkers come to mind.) But no matter how many years pass, the author behind Carrie, Christine and Pet Cemetery still loathes the best-regarded horror movie based on his works. Show More Summary

Stephen King slams Room 237 and The Shining - again

Stephen King is not a fan of Stanley Kubrick's THE SHINING, I think any horror hound worth their weight knows this. And even though most of us are fans of that movie, and of course King's terrific book, it's always interesting...Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

For a limited time, you can download Stephen King's excellent Pet Sematary for only 2.99$ here.Here's the blurb:Don’t miss the classic tale from King of Horror and #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, described by Publishers...Show More Summary

Newswire: Stephen King is no fan of Room 237

With the boldness that comes from age, success, and a whole shitload of projects in development, Stephen King is now free to shoot his mouth off any way he likes, thank you very much. He exercised this privilege in a recent interview...Show More Summary

Stephen King Has Officially Entered The ‘Outspoken Grumpy Old Man’ Phase Of His Career

2 months agoOdd : Badass Digest

And it's awesome. A new ROLLING STONE interview finds Stephen King sounding off on literary critics, Ernest Hemingway, ROOM 237 and more.

Stephen King (Rightly) Calls ‘Room 237? ‘Academic Bullsht’

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : FilmDrunk

EveryonewhoeverlovedTheShiningmadethesamemistakeinthepastyear:theyrentedRoom237,fluffedupthecushions,turnedupthevolume–and–30 secondsin–punchedthemselvesintheface.Itisn’tjustthatRoom237isbad,it’sthoroughlyinsufferable,someNYUfreshmaShow More Summary

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