Stephen King is calling on Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) to "man up and apologize" for accusing the famed novelist of leaving the state to avoid paying income taxes. LePage made the accusations during his weekly radio address on Thursday. King is a longtime resident of Maine who has set a number of his stories there. Show More Summary
On the traitor side, I give you Stephen King, who is, of course, of interest to any GOP presidential aspirant as a major figure (FSM save the Republic!) in first-in-the-nation-caucus-state Iowa: “…here is what [one] thing that I don’t...Show More Summary
Going into the final Facebook region match-up of Zap2it's 2015 Social Media Showdown, it seemed like perhaps "Arrow's" Stephen Amell and "Supernatural's" Jensen Ackles would be in a fight to the finish. But that was not the case. Whether...Show More Summary
The prolific novelist did not appreciate Governor Paul LePage's claim that he has moved to Florida to avoid income taxes. read more
Stephen King, the world-bestselling horror novelist, may have put a scare into the Tea Party-aligned Republican governor of Maine, demanding that Paul LePage “man up and apologize” for falsely claiming that the Salem’s Lot author and Maine native had become a tax exile from his beloved home state. Show More Summary
Jan Freeman, "Stephen King scores a grammar win", Throw Grammar from the Train, 3/20/2015: Stephen King, novelist and resident of Maine and (sensible man!) Florida, has refuted the Maine governor’s claim that King had left the state to escape oppressive taxes. "Governor LePage is full of the stuff that makes the grass grow green," the […]
Author Stephen King turned Gov. Paul LePage's effort to kill Maine's income tax into a horror show for the governor Thursday. In a weekly radio address LePage's office released on Wednesday, the Republican governor erroneously said that...Show More Summary
And the world went, what?! Stephen King is in a feud with the Republican governor of Maine? How did this happen? Is there a doppelgänger involved?!
After Paul LePage falsely insinuates the author has abandoned Maine, King fires back
Left: Author Stephen King. Right: Maine Gov. Paul LePage (file photo) Among things you should never do: 1) Vandalize a beautiful but haunted 1958 Plymouth Fury 2) Experiment with reanimating the dead; 3) Dump pig blood on Carrie White...Show More Summary
Maine’s Tea Party Gov. Paul LePage (R) took a swipe at author Stephen King in his latest weekly radio address, accusing the multi-million selling writer of fleeing his native state to avoid taxes. According to the blog Maine Progressives Warehouse, the author himself issued an angry response...
Phenomenally popular author Stephen King is a resident of Maine – and has a few choice words for Governor Paul LePage: Governor Paul LePage of Maine likes to be provocative, and sometimes he says things that are untrue. The latest misstatement, reported Thursday by the Portland Press Herald, came during the governor’s weekly radio address, when [...]
Gov. LePage has made the claim that many people have moved from Maine to places like Florida to reduce taxes. It is true that some Maine residents winter in Florida and with Maines freezing temperatures and crazy wind who could blame them. Show More Summary
Photos courtesy of Joanna Ebenstein, Morbid Anatomy morbidanatomy.blogspot.com Walter Potter first began practicing taxidermy in 1850 at the age of 15, when he decided to "preserve" his pet canary (Stephen King wouldn't write Pet Sematary for another 139 years, so it was the best Walter could do to hold on a little longer). Show More Summary
Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak won't hit theatres until October 26th, but it's never too late to get some good advance buzz going. And who better to provide said buzz than the master of horror himself, Stephen King? The bestselling author was lucky enough to see Crimson Peak and had noting but good things to say about it. Show More Summary
“Sometimes dead is better.” It’s no coincidence that of all the quotes tossed off by the thousands of characters in the Stephen King universe, Jud Crandall’s stern, yet folksy warning from Pet Sematary endures in memes and South Park references. Show More Summary
There was once a time that Guillermo del Toro was attached to make another film version based on the Disney theme park attraction, The Haunted Mansion. I don’t know what del Toro had planned for that movie, or even if he’s still involved in it in some capacity, but I know one thing, and that’s […]
Stephen King is a master of horror. We know this. His son Joe Hill? I think he’s well on his way of joining his father with such classic works as “Horns” and “Locke and Key”. Both were blessed with the opportunity to see Guillermo del Toro’s next haunter, Crimson Peak, a ghost tale starring the […]
So, what did the father and son horror-meisters think?
So far we've only seen a teaser trailer and some first look photos from Guillermo del Toro's anticipated gothic horror flick Crimson Peak. We don't have much to go on yet, but it looks pretty damn creepy, the kind of horror film that usually doesn't get made anymore. Show More Summary