Happy Friday Night Worms!
Get ready, because here I come with an unpopular opinion.
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DREAMCATCHER by Stephen King is a great book. It’s inventive and fun and the friendship between the characters is inspiring. Of course King is a great writer, but this book seems to be pretty decisive among readers. I encourage everyone to give this book a chance when they have time a big old brick of a novel. Are you ready for another unpopular opinion?
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So by now you will have worked out that I have a thing for horror, and my favourite kind by far, is what I refer to as classic, comic book horror if you will.
Therefore, when we subscribed to Shudder at the start of Lockdown in the UK (thank YOU Shudder for an amaze-balls dealio) and I realised that they had re-imagined Creepshow, my mind was blown.
I have always loved this type of show – Twilight Zone, Tales from the Crypt, even things like X Files...
Creature Feature: Vampires
This year, I will be reading as many books about monsters and creatures that I can. Each month, I will focus on a different type of monster and reporting my results in a series of articles. For January, I decided to read vampire books. I wanted to focus on lesser-known and indie titles for these articles, so if I don't include a classic in my run down, forgive me. For example, for the vampire article, I'm assuming that everyone interested in vampire fiction knows about Bram Stoker, Charlene Harris, Stephanie Meyer, and Anne Rice....
In “Casting Call”, I play the role of a casting agent for hypothetical adaptations of Horror novels.
With the recent debut of HBO’s awesome new mini-series, THE OUTSIDER, I figured I would
start by trying my hand at casting a potential adaptation of King’s most recent novel, THE INSTITUTE. If you haven’t read the novel yet but want to get a quick background on the story, you can check out the side-by-side review of this novel that I did with Sadie right here.
So, here’s how I would cast this:
Note: Every single character isn’t featured in this article. I attempted...