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A Prom Queen For Queens: The Gay Appeal Of 'Carrie' The Musical | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Stafford Arima wants to make sure no one laughs at Carrie on prom night this year -- or when they do, it's with her rather that at her. The vetera...

First Nighter: Musical Carrie Flickers But Doesn't Flame

David Finkle | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Movie-goers haunted by the horror flick's final image will likely be waiting for it and dismayed when they don't get it. As they leave the theater, they'll realized they've had to settle for a not terrible but no more than mediocre version of Stephen King's prom-night nightmare inducer.

Poor Writers Who Struck It Rich

| Posted 02.22.2012 | Books

From Writer's Relief staff: Ever heard the phrase “starving writer”? Okay—maybe you’re living it? It may help to know you’re not al...

Meteorologist Sells Weather-Predicting Calendars, Donates $2 Million

Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch | Posted 02.02.2012 | Impact

Predicting the weather is just one way Jim Witt has helped his community for the last fifty years. Since 1986, this innovative meteorologist has be...

Did Stephen King Really Say 'F*** You' On Facebook?

Posted 01.03.2012 | Books

According to a recent internet meme, Stephen King, the beloved author known for spinning such terrifying tales as "The Shining", "Pet Sematary" and "M...

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Cast in GOP's Race to Casa Blanca

William Bradley | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

The Republican presidential race was a reality TV show. But now that the primaries and caucuses are coming right up, it's a road picture. Here's how each candidate, a distinct type, is doing right now.

World Book Night Giving Away 1 Million Free Books, Needs YOUR Help

Posted 12.14.2011 | Books

Ever heard of World Book Night? If not, you will. Because they want your help to give away free books. WBN first launched in the UK last year. It t...

How (Not) to Write a Sex Scene

Isabel Kaplan | Posted 02.01.2012 | Books
Isabel Kaplan

An incredible number of literary heavyweights have been insulted with spots on the Bad Sex shortlist over the past 19 years. Which begs the question: Has sufficient attention been paid to the art of writing sex scenes?

13 Quick Airplane Reads

Madeleine Crum | Posted 11.21.2011 | Books

If you're anything like the rest of the country, you'll be spending Thanksgiving in your hometown, happily surrounded by family and food. The only thi...

The Hearts of Obama and Congress: Colder Than Winter in Maine

Pat LaMarche | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

Imagine how cold it has to be and how long it has to be that cold for a ten-mile by sixty-mile lake to stay frozen until the middle of April. And now imagine being a member of Congress deciding priorities for the world's wealthiest nation.

Stephen King Imagines Interview That Actually Happened

Kelly Burdick | Posted 01.21.2012 | Books
Kelly Burdick

In his new novel, 11/22/63, Stephen King uses a time traveler to speak to George De Mohrenschildt "since he died of shotgun blast to his head on March 29, 1977," writes Edward Jay Epstein, but "a time-traveling avatar is unnecessary."

Stephen King And Errol Morris Talk JFK's Assassination | Posted 01.11.2012 | Fifty

In the Nov. 13 issue of the Book Review, the documentarian Errol Morris reviews Stephen King's new novel, "11/22/63." The book, like the film Morris i...

The Fastest Writers Ever Give You Advice for NaNoWriMo

Posted 01.07.2012 | Books

From Flavorwire Yesterday marked the kickoff of National Novel-Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo), the online project that challenges participants to wr...

Art's Best Frenemies

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

Long before middle school girls made 'frenemy' a household term with their three-way phone calls and backhanded insults, Raphael and Michelangelo were...

The World's Most Intriguing Haunted Hotels

Luke Malone | Posted 12.31.2011 | Travel
Luke Malone

Ghost tours may seem like a guilty pleasure, but there is a perfectly legitimate way to humor the believer within: Bunkering down in a reputedly haunted hotel.

Surprising Day Jobs Of Famous Authors

Posted 12.18.2011 | Books

From Flavorwire All you struggling artists and writers out there, take heart. It may seem like you’re just spinning your wheels at that random jo...

The Twilight Zone: At the Threshold of the Fifth Dimension

John W. Whitehead | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

Even though it was never a top 25 show, The Twilight Zone was an oasis in television wasteland that captured a generation. However, it almost didn't happen.

WATCH: Stephen King Provides Preview Of 'The Shining' Sequel

Madeleine Crum | Posted 11.27.2011 | Books

The last we heard of the troubled and mystical Danny Torrance, he had just conquered the malicious Overlook Hotel, losing his father, Jack, along the ...

The Most Novels You've Read By an Author

Dave Astor | Posted 11.14.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

My list includes the authors' names, the number of novels I've read by each of them, and my three favorite novels (in rank order) by each of them. If you have different favorites by those authors, I'd like to hear about that.

2011's 10 Most Wanted Out-Of-Print Books

Posted 10.29.2011 | Books keeps track of the most looked for out-of-print books in the United States. The following is a list of the 10 most sought after books f...

Fifteen of This Millennium's Top Novels

Dave Astor | Posted 10.29.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

These aren't necessarily the best novels of the past 11 years, because there are acclaimed books I've yet to read.

Stephen King's New Woodshed

Pat LaMarche | Posted 10.28.2011 | Media
Pat LaMarche

Mr. King's got a vision going forward of a daily tongue-in-cheek radio broadcast where love is the central motivational force and sticking up for -- and empowering -- the little guy is the end result.

Famous Authors Related by Blood or Marriage

Dave Astor | Posted 10.21.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

The Bronte sisters weren't alone in blood being as thick as ink.

David Moye

WATCH: Clowns Fight 'Clownism' | David Moye | Posted 10.22.2011 | Weird News

Clowns devote their lives to making people laugh, but there are some things that are no joke to them -- like being called "creepy." That term makes ma...

Stephen King Novel Now Big Hollywood Movie?

Posted 10.12.2011 | Entertainment

We've seen Stephen King's name in embossed, blocky letters across dozens of paperbacks; he is the ubiquitous thriller novelist. And his newest nov...