Screen Kings

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  • Screen Kings Episode 5: Cujo - Screen Kings returns, and we’re off to get our car fixed at the worst possible shadetree mechanic possible. Well, the mechanic is okay, but his dog is mean and ugly. That’s right, it’s time for Cujo! Thrill to our incisive discussion of the movie! Shift uncomfortably in your seat at the mere mention of the word, “cocaine!” Shake your head at Tommy’s great “Literary Agent” character! It’s a lot of fun, and you don’t have to get bitten on the nose to enjoy it. Join Thomas S. Flowers, Jeffery X Martin, and Duncan Ralston for this very special episode of Screen Kings! Podcast: Play in new window | Download
  • Screen Kings Episode 4: Creepshow - Welcome to the fourth episode of Screen Kings, boils and ghouls! On this show, we’re talking about Creepshow, the horror-comic inspired collaboration between Stephen King and George Romero. Join your hosts, horror authors Thomas Flowers (the Subdue trilogy), Jeffery X Martin (Black Friday, Hunting Witches) and Duncan Ralston (Salvage, Every Part of the Animal) ¬†as they revel in the joys of Ed Harris disco-dancing, ponder the tensile strength of chains, and wonder, “Why you so mad, Dad?” Please enjoy the sound of Kinging! Podcast: Play in new window | Download
  • Screen Kings Episode 3: Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining -   Did you ever stop to ask yourself exactly why you like “The Shining?” I mean, does it really make sense that this movie is a modern classic? And as far as Stephen King adaptations go, could this one be the worst? All of these things are possible, and they are all discussed by your exalted panel of King lovers: Thomas S. Flowers, Jeffery X. Martin and Duncan Ralston. Writers talking about movies based on books they didn’t write. Welcome to Screen Kings: The Stephen King movie show.     Podcast: Play in new window | Download
  • Screen Kings Episode 2: Salem’s Lot - On this episode of Screen Kings, Tommy, Duncan, and X examine the original “Salem’s Lot” mini-series, directed by Tobe Hooper in 1979. Does it stand the test of time? Maybe. Sort of. From Lance Kerwin’s scene-chewing to David Soul’s short-lived pop music career, the gentlemen rip the lid of this coffin and plunge a stake into the heart of this vampire extravaganza! Screen Kings… now with sound quality! Podcast: Play in new window | Download
  • Screen Kings Episode One: Carrie (1976) -     Welcome to the inaugural episode of Screen Kings! Imagine being at a crowded, noisy bar by yourself when you happen to overhear a fascinating conversation about Stephen King movies. You crane your neck, trying to get a better handle on it. By the time you realize what’s going on, it’s over, like an ephemeral cupcake. Join Thomas S. Flowers, Jeffery X Martin and Duncan Ralston as they talk about the strange and dangerous world of Stephen King movies, starting with Brian DePalma’s 1976 classic, Carrie.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download