The end of the world is often a popular plot point in horror fiction. A catastrophic event wipes out the population, an infection turns groups of people into herds of ravenous zombies, and plucky groups […]
Rest easy tonight, fellow King geeks. We’re going to take a break from the horror and darkness and turn our attention to a story you could read to your kids.
Sometimes, you wonder if Stephen King didn’t rip his ideas from the scripts of un-produced episodes of Rod Serling’s Night Gallery.
Stephen King certainly knows how to torture his protagonists. ‘The Gingerbread Girl’ (published in Just After Sunset) is the story of a mourning mother fighting for her life to escape from a serial killer who […]
If you have a pulse, you’ve probably seen The Shawshank Redemption, Frank Darabont’s universally acclaimed 1994 film based on this King classic. The film is great, but the novella – published in 1982’s Different Seasons […]
Not all of King’s forays into darkness come from his love of H.P. Lovecraft. Though horror may have kicked off King’s love of reading and writing, his love of hard-boiled crime fiction has permeated his […]