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Stephen King’s ‘SALEM’S LOT’ (1975): King’s Favorite Book

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Picking up where we left off last month, 26-year-old writer Stephen King rolled the dice with his first novel Carrie in 1974. When all was said and done, King had collected $200,000 ($1.8 million today) for his efforts. Now the question was could he follow it up? King himself feared …

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Happy 75th Birthday to the King of Horror, Stephen King

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King of Horror Stephen King is the most prolific and celebrated writer of his generation, with a career spanning over five decades that includes books, short stories, ebooks, chapbooks, screen adaptations, magazine articles, directing, producing, and acting. He shows no sign of slowing down, even though on September 21, 2022, …

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Interview With The Creators Of ‘Chapelwaite,’ Peter Filardi, Jason Filardi and Donald De Line

‘Salem’s Lot is one of my favorite books by Stephen King, and the movie is just as equally as terrifying. It wasn’t until just recently that I found out there’s a prequel. The prequel, Jerusalem’s Lot, is a short story that first appeared in the 1975 illustrated edition of ‘Salem’s …

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‘Chapelwaite’: A Dark, Brilliant Adaptation Of Stephen King’s ‘Jerusalem’s Lot’

I am a massive Stephen King fan, so I was delighted when I found out that the new Epix TV show, Chapelwaite, was based on his short story, Jerusalem’s Lot, from his short story collection, Night Shift. Synopsis: Set in the 1850s, the series follows Captain Charles Boone (Brody), who relocates …

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Shudder Reveals November, 2020 Programming Lineup


It’s always sad to say goodbye to October, but the Halloween season never ends when you have Shudder! The world’s greatest horror streaming service returns in November with an all new lineup of spooky content curated just for you. What’s on tap for November? Read on for all the details! …

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James Wan and ‘IT’ Scriptwriter Resurrecting Stephen King’s ‘Salem’s Lot’

Stephen King is, once again, a hot commodity. He really always was, but it seems we’ve fallen in love with King on the big screen all over again. A wave of talented writers and directors have breathed new life into some classic King staples recently, like IT (read our review …

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All Stephen King Books, Ranked by Decade: 1974-1980

Master of Horror author Stephen King is the end all and be all for many genre lovers when they feel it’s time to sit back, relax and grab something terrifying to read. However, not all of King’s books are created equal. Believe it or not, some are better than others. …

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PopHorror Celebrates the 75th Birthday of Late Horror Legend Tobe Hooper

You Like Head Cheese? It’s Tobe Hooper’s 75th birthday on January 25th, so it’s a great time to look at his huge impact on horror. First, I feel a preface is in order: although horror fans are often quite cheerful, they’ve had plenty of reasons to be sad lately. How …

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Four Essential Stephen King Films To Be Released in One Collection!

What a glorious time to be a Stephen King fan! Two highly anticipated  movies heading to the big screen within the next couple of months: Dark Tower hits theaters in about two weeks on August 4th and IT will drop on September 8th. In between these, four essential Stephen King adaptations will be released in …

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