Book vs. Film vs. Audience: The Shining and Room 237

Column by Karina Wilson April 8, 2013
Documentary Room 237 explores some of the convoluted theories behind the meaning of "The Shining," wrenching it further away than ever from Stephen King's original authorship. What gives?

10 Big-Time Literary Druggies

Column by Ed Sikov April 5, 2013
An acid trip down memory lane: writers who achieved fame and fortune as (mostly) unrepentant drug users.
Stephen King's 'Under The Dome' Trailer

CBS Releases New ‘Under The Dome’ Trailer

News by Dean Fetzer April 2, 2013
A first glimpse of footage from the hotly anticipated new series based on Stephen King’s novel.
Kings To Pay $3 million for Bangor Library Renovation

Kings To Pay $3 million Toward Bangor Library Renovation - If Library Can Find the Rest

News by Dean Fetzer March 21, 2013
Stephen and Tabitha King have offered to pay a third of the renovation costs for Bangor’s century-old Public Library, as long as the institution can raise the rest.

Watch Out For That First Step – It’s A Doozy: The Top 10 Time Loop Stories

Column by Meredith Borders February 1, 2013
Celebrate this Groundhog Day the way Punxsutawney Phil intended: with a list of the best time loop books!
Stephen King's treatise about gun control

Stephen King Releases New Kindle Single, ‘Guns’

News by Dean Fetzer January 28, 2013
The master of horror surprised some people last week by releasing a 25-page polemic on the need to regulate guns in the U.S. — just for Amazon Kindle.
Sex by Madonna

Madonna, Stephen King Top List of Most Sought-After Out-Of-Print Books

News by Christopher Shultz January 4, 2013
Sex and Rage are all anyone thinks about when searching for rare publications.

We Survived The Apocalypse And 10 Other Reasons 2013 Is Going To Rule

Column by Meredith Borders January 4, 2013
Meredith lists the ten books she's most anticipating in 2013. What are yours?
American Gods and Under the Dome

From Page To Screen: Neil Gaiman Writes 'American Gods' Pilot and 'Under the Dome' Series Hits Next Summer

News by Dean Fetzer November 30, 2012
Neil Gaiman revealed he’s writing a pilot based on his novel 'American Gods,' while Stephen King’s 'Under The Dome' has been picked up for 13 episodes by CBS.
King & Mellencamp Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

All-Star Cast Records Soundtrack for Stephen King Musical

News by Dean Fetzer
The soundtrack for ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’, written by Stephen King and John Mellencamp, has been recorded and is due out in March.

LURID: Furry Monsters - When Good Pets Go Bad

Column by Karina Wilson November 7, 2012
LURID takes a look at what might happen if that cute furball companion transformed into a fanged monstrosity with a taste for human flesh. Think your good pet won't go bad? Think again...

What Scares You? 30 Terrifying Horror Stories Straight Out Of Your Worst Nightmares

Column by Kimberly Turner October 31, 2012
Nothing to fear but fear itself? What about dead things, evil dolls, darkness, madmen, water, spiders, and snakes? No matter what freaks you out, there's a book that'll scare the hell out of you.
Little Green God of Agony

Stephen Kings Collaborates with Artist Dennis Calero on Web Comic

News by Christopher Shultz October 26, 2012
Horror fans and comic book nerds rejoice! This serialized adaptation offers plenty of suspense and striking visuals.
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Stephen King's 'Misery' Adapted For The Stage

News by Kimberly Turner September 25, 2012
Stephen King's 1987 novel takes to the stage. Disfigurement, torment, pain pill addiction, and misused lawnmowers...all just in time for the holidays. It's a whole new approach to 'Misery.'

Scandalous! Is Stephen King's Original Version of THE STAND Better Than the Uncut Edition?

Column by Meredith Borders August 24, 2012
Stephen King's THE STAND: COMPLETE AND UNCUT is one of the best-selling novels of all time. But was the edited version a better book?
Page To Screen: Dark Tower, Divergent, Thor

From Page To Screen: Dark Tower Crumbles, Neil Burger Considers YA, and Mr. Eko Will Fight Thor

News by Rob Hart August 24, 2012
The ambitious Dark Tower film/television adaption may be stalled, 'Divergent' may be the next 'Twilight,' and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje joins the cast of 'Thor 2.'
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From Page To Screen: Galactus, The Great Gatsby and The Gunslinger

News by Rob Hart August 7, 2012
Galactus may face off against The Avengers, Gatsby gets shoved to summer, and Russell Crowe may be slingin' some guns instead of Javier Bardem, in today's 'From Page to Screen...'
Warner Bros Exploring "The Shining" Prequel

Before The Overlook: Warner Bros Exploring The Shining Prequel

News by Dave Reuss August 2, 2012
With a sequel novel in the works, producers are looking to film a prequel to the famous horror movie.

Book vs. Film vs. Mini Series: The Shining

Column by Karina Wilson June 26, 2012
King vs. Kubrick vs. King? Who gets to smack who down in the three-way Tragedy of the Overlook Hotel?
Stephen King's 'It'

Stephen King's 'It' Coming To The Big Screen...Twice

News by Kimberly Turner June 11, 2012
Warner Bros. is bringing Stephen King's 1100-page horror masterpiece 'It' to cinemas in the form of a two-movie series.
Stephen King's Upcoming Novel Available In Paperback Only

Stephen King Shuns Digital Formats For Upcoming Novel; Goes Paperback Only

News by Rob Hart May 31, 2012
Stephen King's novel 'Joyland' will come out in June 2013 from Hard Case Crime--but it'll only hit physical stores. Citing his love for paperbacks, King said there'll be no eBook version just yet.

Real Life Authors As Fictional Characters

Column by Meredith Borders May 23, 2012
What happens when writers become characters?

The Third Character: A (Very) Rough Guide to Settings

Column by Cath Murphy May 17, 2012
Choosing the right setting for your fiction can be as tricky as giving a turtle a haircut. Here's my Rough Guide to what I think of as the 'third character'.
Stephen King Says Rich Should Pay More Taxes

Stephen King Writes In Favor Of Higher Taxes On The Rich

News by Rob Hart May 1, 2012
The famed author wrote an op-ed that's lighting up the blogosphere, about how the rich should shoulder their portion of the tax burden. He doesn't mince words.
'The Wind Through the Keyhole' by Stephen King

'The Wind Through the Keyhole' by Stephen King

Review by Meredith Borders April 27, 2012
Stephen King revisits the world of the Dark Tower...sort of.