Stephen King’s “The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon” Is Swift Survival Horror for All Ages [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

“It’s God’s nature to come on in the bottom of the ninth, Tom had told her.” Don’t panic, but the Losers are a little lost. Somewhere on their hike through the Appalachian Trail, they managed to stumble off road. Now, they’re deep within the unmarked woods of Maine with just their wits to lean upon […]

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10 Horror Movies for Thanksgiving Weekend [Halloweenies Podcast]

The Halloweenies have returned from Haddonfield and are back in Woodsboro, where things are decidedly quiet. We’d be suspicious, but it’s Thanksgiving, and the only slicing and dicing going down right now are with turkeys, hams, and pumpkin pies straight outta the oven. Don’t go away, though! Co-hosts Michael Roffman, Dan Caffrey, and McKenzie Gerber have […]

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Stephen King Is Correct: Storm of the Century Is His Best Miniseries [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

Late last year, Stephen King opened up to The New York Times about the myriad basic cable miniseries adaptations bearing his name, the likes of which were near-inescapable in the ‘90s and ‘00s. “Tim Curry made a great Pennywise,” he said of Tommy Lee Wallace’s It. “It felt kind of cheap and thrown together,” King […]

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What’s Next for the Halloween Franchise? [Halloweenies Podcast]

The Halloweenies are still in Haddonfield, Illinois, where the mobs are mean, the streets aren’t clean, and the system is completely broken, to borrow from one angry Laurie Strode. It’s been a long night of trick or treating for the guys, which is why they’ve now assembled at 45 Lampkin Lane, aka the Myers House, […]

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Ray Bradbury’s “Something Wicked This Way Comes” Ages the Same Way We Do [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

“And if it’s around October 20th and everything smoky-smelling and the sky orange and ash grey at twilight, it seems Hallowe’en will never come in a fall of broomsticks and a soft flap of bedsheets around corners. But one strange wild dark long year, Hallowe’en came early.” With Danse Macabre, The Losers’ Club journeys through […]

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Stephen King’s ‘It’ Turns 35: Here’s Your Ultimate Deep Dive Into the Horror Epic [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

In 1986, Stephen King was over horror. By then, he had given us killer teens, killer cars, killer cats, and killer vamps. No, despite the demand and the stack of receipts to prove it, The Master of Horror was hankering to close the door on the genre he conquered — only he didn’t see it […]

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Uncrossing the Controversy Surrounding ‘Basic Instinct’ [Halloweenies Podcast]

It’s the ’90s. Hollywood stars are hotter than ever, particularly Michael Douglas. The Oscar-winning producer and actor is in search of his next chapter after owning the latter half of the ’80s. He’s found it in a new erotic thriller from scribe Joe Eszterhas (Flashdance, Jagged Edge) and filmmaker Paul Verhoeven (RoboCop, Total Recall). Together, […]

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‘Bag of Bones’ Is Stephen King’s Horniest Book [The Losers’ Club Podcast]

Tough times for the Losers. Writer’s block is never easy and the Club has decided to nurse their creative woes with a quick cabin trip to Dark Score Lake. (Some locals have been known to call it “Sara Laughs.”) Rest assured, this will get ugly. Published in 1998 on the day after the author’s 51st […]

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‘Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI’ Cast and Crew Reunite for 35th Anniversary [Video]

When writer-director Tom McLoughlin grabbed the wheel of the Friday the 13th franchise, he took it in a completely new direction. Five sequels in — and particularly following the polarizing reception to 1985’s Friday the 13th: A New Beginning — he knew the slasher series needed a fresh take. Something that could recalibrate the Jason […]

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