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Nostalgia Theater Podcast: Thirty Years of Stand By Me!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 12.30.2016 | Home
Zaki Hasan

For the final Nostalgia Theater show of 2016, I'm joined by standup comedian (and avowed Corey Feldman fan) Zahra Noorbakhsh, host of the hilarious #G...

It's the End of the World as We Know It: 7 Profound Books of Pessimism, Plagues, and Pandemics

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Julianna Haubner | Off the Shelf It's seemed that in this election cycle, the only thing that both sides can agree upon is that if their candidate...

Everything You Need To Know About The Creepy Clown Craze

Outspeak | Posted 10.31.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Since "It" and Gacy, killer clowns have invaded the public consciousness with plenty of movies, TV shows, and books to fuel our nightmares. Now, it's spread into real life and it doesn't seem to be going away anytime soon.

This Children's Book By Stephen King Will Haunt Your Dreams

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 10.28.2016 | Home

The cover of the picture book Charlie the Choo-Choo by Beryl Evans, illustrated by Ned Dameron, is splayed with a glowing blurb from horror great Step...

Stephen King Rips Donald Trump In His Scariest Horror Story Yet

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 10.24.2016 | Home

It’s only two sentences long, but Stephen King’s newest horror story is next level scary. The Carrie author posted this extremely succinct tale ab...

Pass The Popcorn: 7 Books To Read Before They Hit The Big Screen

Off The Shelf | Posted 10.20.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

From children's classics to fairytale backstories, dramatic thrillers to inspiring biographies, books have always been source material for some of our greatest and most cherished films.

Bizarro World: Trump, Clowns and Self-Defense

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 10.18.2016 | Home
Liesha Petrovich

Because I'm tired of living in Bizarro World where Presidential candidates brag about sexually assaulting women and crazy clowns follow people in the street. Where the inconceivable is now our reality. At this point, waiting for Superman to come and rescue us from 2016 doesn't seem that crazy to me.

10 Movies You Didn't Know Were Stephen King Books

Off The Shelf | Posted 10.04.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf Guinness Superlatives, the group that awards the Guinness World Records, has named Stephen King the living autho...

There Is Writing In Mark Twain's House -- Again!

Cindy Lovell | Posted 09.13.2016 | Home
Cindy Lovell

The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter -- it's the difference between the lightning bug and the ligh...

Stephen King Compares Trump To Cthulhu; Cthulhu Issues Angry Denial

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.13.2016 | Home

The ultimate “deplorable” wants nothing to do with Donald Trump. A parody Twitter account set up for Cthulhu, one of the Great Old Ones created by...

7 Favorite Books from the Dog-Loving Author of Lily and the Octopus

Off The Shelf | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Steven Rowley | Off the Shelf "Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read." -- Groucho Marx The story ...

Stephen King: Maine Governor Is A 'Bigot, A Homophobe, And A Racist'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.28.2016 | Home

Novelist Stephen King called Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) a “bigot, homophobe and a racist” on Saturday, after a week in which the governor made sev...

7 Books That Take You Inside the Strange and Wonderful World of Carnivals

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.18.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf Come one, come all! Step right up and see what's under the big top! Try your luck at a game of chance! Few thin...

Pennywise The Clown Gets A Terrifying New Look For New 'It' Film

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.17.2016 | Home

Ho-ly crap. We are bound to have nightmares tonight. On Tuesday, Entertainment Weekly shared a first look at the new Pennywise, the villain from the ...

Famous Writers Reveal Their Unattainable First Crushes

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 07.14.2016 | Home

Whoever the object of your prepubescent passion, you’ll recognize the pangs of longing in the new essay collection Crush, in which 37 writers gush a...

A 10th Anniversary Diamond for Ageless Books

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 05.26.2016 | Home
Kim Michele Richardson

A diamond list of magnificent literary works celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year.

Over 450 Authors, Including Stephen King, Sign Petition Against Trump

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.24.2016 | Home

Stephen King and Michael Chabon are among the writers who signed an open letter to the American people, addressing their concerns about Donald Trump...

15 Expert Hacks for Wannabe Successful New Writers

Yusuff Busayo | Posted 05.23.2016 | Home
Yusuff Busayo

How can new writers become successful online or offline?

The Key to Good Writing is Reading

Quora | Posted 05.03.2016 | Home

What should one do to improve his writing skills? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered...

'Ghost' Caught On Camera At Hotel That Inspired 'The Shining'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.15.2016 | Home

A visitor to the hotel that inspired Stephen King to write "The Shining" has snapped a photo of what some believe is a ghost. Henry Yau took a panoram...

If Stephen King Wrote Children's Books

Nicole Johnson | Posted 04.06.2016 | Home
Nicole Johnson

As I was pulled into the world of child-friendly stories, I found myself wondering what life would have been like if Stephen King had written children's books.

Best and Most Beautiful Things Premieres at SXSW

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.01.2016 | Home
Xaque Gruber

One of the year's most touching documentary films, Best and Most Beautiful Things, makes its world premiere this month at SXSW. A provocative and joy...

15 Novels About Survival

Dennis Miller | Posted 02.19.2017 | Home
Dennis Miller

With the popularity of The Revenant, The Martian and The Hunger Games, survival is as popular as ever. In these 15 novels, men and women are forced to pit their strength, skill and brains against the forces of nature, evil and each other.

'Interior Darkness,' A Conversation with Peter Straub

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.16.2017 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Peter Straub needs no lengthy introduction. As a novelist and poet, he has received many literary honors including the Bram Stoker Award, the World Fantasy Award, and the International Horror Guild Award.

The Presidential Candidate Who Scares Horror Master Stephen King

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.18.2016 | Home

Stephen King has made a career out of horror, giving chills to the millions who've read his books and watched the films and TV shows based on his stor...