Tag: Stephen King

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Castle Rock,” Season 1

Evil, horror, child abuse, murder...you know, the standard Stephen King stuff...

Books, Comics and Graphic Novels, News

In Memoriam: Bernie Wrightson (1948-2017)

Revered horror comics artist passes due to complications of cancer....

Kate Ferber

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Exclusives

A Fan’s Notes: Kate Ferber, “The Great Thaw” (Exclusive Song Premiere)

The exclusive premiere of the first track from Kate Ferber's debut album, The Great Thaw...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 13: Michael McDermott

Chicago-based singer/songwriter Michael McDermott is celebrating 25 years as an artist. He drops by the podcast to talk about Six On The...

Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Stephen King, “Doctor Sleep”

In his sequel to The Shining, Stephen King explores the prices paid to break the cycles of the past, and scares the hell out of you too. ...

Popular Culture, Television, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: The Miniseries

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation...

Current Events, PopSmarts

PopSmarts: Let Nothing Come Between Us

One of the most anticipated television events of the summer is Under the Dome, a 13-week summer series adapted from the Stephen King novel...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Remakes of Classic Horror Films

Horror movies derive most of their power and enjoyment (you sicko) from a combination of novelty and surprise.The novelty: how the...

Film, Popdose Interviews, Television

The Popdose Interview: Robert Carradine

You might think that Robert Carradine, an actor whose filmography is far more formidable than the average moviegoer would ever imagine...

Popblerd!

The 31 Days of Horror, Days 20-22: A Stephen King Mini-Marathon (The Mist, The Shining, & Silver Bullet)

Nearing the home stretch of this list, I’m aware that we’ve doubled up before: the weekend of October 6th we looked at...

Film, News

Speechless And Heartbroken: Rest In Peace, Michael Clarke Duncan

We welcome your comments on this tragic turn of events....

Popblerd!

Spin Cycle: I Was Totally Destroying It Vexations

After listening to The Dark Tower-inspired Vexations by Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s I Was Totally Destroying It , I really...

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King”

"The Horrors of Stephen King" falls way short of TCM's past specials and fails to provide much insight into the mind of King....

Books

Stephen King Prescribes a “Shining” Sequel with “Dr. Sleep”

Ever wonder what Danny Torrance from The Shining has been up to all these years? You'll get your answer soon....

News

TCM Plans “A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King” for October

In A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King, which premieres on TCM Monday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m. (ET), Stephen King discusses how he...

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Film, Revival House

Revival House: “You guys wanna go see a dead body?”

As Stand By Me turns 25, Revival House takes a look back at a coming-of-age classic....

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Books, Comics Reviews

Comic Book Review: “American Vampire Volume 2”

The most startling element about American Vampire Volume 2 is how different it is from the first book in this series by Scott Snyder,...

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Basement Songs, Film

Basement Songs: 52 Saturday Nights

Last year I began to reevaluate my life (that happens when you turn 40) and the pursuit of the dream I had as a boy. What was it about...

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Film

Dw. Dunphy On… Crawling Through a Winter Wonderland

Hey, East Coast, are you feeling a little European today? It’s the last great Blizzard of 2010, folks. I have just finished digging...

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Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 46: Best of 2010 Edition

Yep, like the title says, it’s time for me to do that list-making thing that we internet pundits do so love to do. And, as I always...

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Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: October 29, 1996

Robert Cass fills in for Jeff Giles this week and takes readers on a Box Office Flashback to October 29, 1996. (Rated R for vulgar language...

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Contests, Film, Listmania

Listmania: Top 20 Scariest Films (#10-1)

There are only five days until Halloween and the Popdose staff is counting down the 20 most frightening films of all time — and as a...

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Contests, Film, Listmania

Listmania: Top 20 Scariest Films (#20-11)

A Halloween draws near, the Popdose staff is counting down the 20 films that had them hiding under the covers and calling for mommy,...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “Carrie”

"They're all gonna laugh at you!" But not if you join Kelly Stitzel as she explores the soundtrack to the first film adapted from a Stephen...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “The Shining”

"Come play with us forever and ever and ever." Kelly Stitzel invites you up to room 237 to listen to The Shining's epically creepy...

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Basement Songs, Comics and Graphic Novels, Music

Basement Songs: Announcing “Wendover”…

How does a comic book come together? By chance and friendship. Read today's Basement Songs to find out about the latest (co) creation by...

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Books, Comics Reviews

Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, No. 9: “American Vampire,” “Hercules: Fall of an Avenger,” and More

Number nine…number nine… Yes, here we go with yet another Confessions of a Comics Shop Junkie, in which I attempt to point out...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Queen and David Bowie, “Under Pressure”

This year marks the fifth anniversary of my friend Matt’s death. He was my brother in every sense except for blood, and like siblings, we...

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Music, One Day in Your Life

One Day in Your Life: November 18, 1984

November 18, 1984, is a Sunday. By Congressional resolution, it’s the first day of National Family Week. The New York Times publishes...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “Christine”

It didn't exactly peel out in theaters when it was released in 1983, but Kelly Stitzel still has a soft spot for the film adaptation of...