So … you fancy yourself a Stephen King fan? Think the term “Constant Reader” was invented solely for you? Feel confidant that you know his works inside and out? Unless you’ve tested yourself against The Illustrated Stephen King Trivia Book, it’s all empty boasting.
What fun it must have been to be a Stephen King fan in the 1980s! Stephen King was releasing new material at an exponential rate (twenty-two books between 1980 and 1989, most of which were bestsellers), King films were coming out left and right, the man appeared on the cover of Time in 1986, and an explosion of criticism centered around this relatively new author erupted.
"Carrie" gets rescheduled to October.
Before 1967, Stephen King was not a professional author. Certainly he was a writer; according to his memoir On Writing, King had been writing since 1953, when he was six.
I was fortunate to read a small mountain of amazing fiction in 2012, but 2013 has the potential to top it with ease.
Hopefully, you enjoyed revisiting a full week of our original interview series Post Mortem, which was capped off last Friday with a new exclusive interview with host Mick Garris. But because it's Christmas, and you've all been nice (right?)
As far as reading goes, 2012 was a strong year for me.
Since we spend the entire week revisiting episodes of the FEARnet original series Post Mortem with host Mick Garris, we thought it'd only be fair to put Mick himself in the interview chair for his own Post Mortem-style interview.
Dylan McDermott (American Horror Story) is the newest addition to Mercy, the upcoming film based on Stephen King's short story "Gramma."