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...
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.
News by Christopher Shultz October 26, 2012
Horror fans and comic book nerds rejoice! This serialized adaptation offers plenty of suspense and striking visuals.
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.'
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?
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.'
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...'
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.
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?
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.
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.
Column by Meredith Borders May 23, 2012
What happens when writers become characters?
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'.
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.
Review by Meredith Borders April 27, 2012
Stephen King revisits the world of the Dark Tower...sort of.
Column by John Jarzemsky April 2, 2012
A look at what's new on the publishing docket for April 2012.
Column by Karina Wilson February 24, 2012
Think female killers are rare, IRL or on the page? They're more common than you imagine. Lurid looks at the deadly women skulking in the shadows of popular fiction.
Column by Karina Wilson February 14, 2012
Happy ever after? How dull can you get?! Lurid's Top Ten pick of the bloodiest, most doomed, destructive and messed up relationships in literature. Happy Valentine's Day!
Column by Meredith Borders February 10, 2012
The antihero is complex and unknowable, and because of that, he is fascinating in ways a pure hero or villain could never be. Read on for ten of the greatest antiheroes in literature.
News by Brandon Tietz January 5, 2012
'Boys Don’t Cry' director Kimberly Peirce will be filming an updated version of Stephen King's 'Carrie.'
News by Brandon Tietz December 29, 2011
Stephen King returns to Mid-World in April with his eighth Dark Tower novel, 'The Wind Through the Keyhole.' Read an exclusive excerpt from Tor.com
News by Dennis Widmyer
In this essay by legendary writer Jack Ketchum, he explores the impact of writing visceral horror and the effect it has on both him and his readers.
News by Rob Hart December 13, 2011
Despite fears that eReaders would gouge print book sales this holiday season, book stores are actually showing higher profits compared to last year.
Column by Meredith Borders December 9, 2011
Stumped on what to buy Dad, Mom, your friends, your fella or your lady? Allow us to help.
News by Rob Hart November 22, 2011
Every year, the Literary Review honors the most terribly-written, horribly contrived sex scenes with the Bad Sex in Literature award, and here are the nominees...