Bram Stoker Award

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Stephen Jones. Steven A. Katz. Brian Keene. Jack Ketchum. Caitlin R. Kiernan. Stephen King. Michael Knost. Kathe Koja. Sarah Langan. Joe R. Lansdale. Richard Laymon. Thomas Ligotti. Bentley Little. Jonathan Maberry. George R. R. Martin. Elizabeth Massie. Rena Mason. Richard Matheson. Glen Mazzara. Robert McCammon. Thomas F. Monteleone. Michael Moorcock. Alan Moore. David Morrell. Lisa Morton. Yvonne Navarro. William F. Nolan. Joyce Carol Oates. Weston Ochse. Norman Partridge. Tom Piccirilli. Alex Proyas. Alan Rodgers. Bruce Holland Rogers. J. K. Rowling. Al Sarrantonio. John Shirley. Dan Simmons. Marge Simon. Lucy A. Snyder. Peter Straub. Steve and Melanie Tem. Robert Weinberg. Rocky Wood.

Apt Pupil (film)

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The critic perceived that Apt Pupil came off as a conventional horror film, that it had Stephen King's "characteristically unsavory" touches, and that Singer's "inept" direction "trivialize[s] the characters and the subject matter". Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly saw Apt Pupil as not a "hunted-Nazi thriller" nor a "full-tilt Stephen King thriller", but as a "student-teacher parable" that comes off as "disturbing". Schwarzbaum felt that Singer told "a story with serious moral resonance", though patience was needed to get past Singer's "more baroque cinematic touches" of "visual furbelows ... and aural gimmicks" in the film, citing as examples Dussander watching Mr.

Burton Hatlen

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In turn, Hatlen wrote several scholarly essays and critiques of Stephen King's works. Stephen King named a handful of his fictional characters after Burton Hatlen, including the prison librarian in Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, whom King named Brooks Hatlen. Stephen and Tabitha King donated $4 million to the University of Maine in 1997, which included $1 million specifically for Hatlen to hire new arts and humanities professors. Burton Hatlen died of pneumonia at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine, on January 21, 2008. He had been undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the last 10 years.

Stand by Me (film)

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The film is based on Stephen King's 1982 novella The Body. Its title is derived from Ben E. King's song, which plays over the ending credits. Stand by Me tells the fictional story of four boys in a small town in 1959 Oregon who go on a hike to find the dead body of another boy. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and two Golden Globe Awards: one for Best Drama Motion Picture and one for Best Director). In 1986, author Gordie Lachance reads in the newspaper that his childhood best friend, Chris Chambers, has died. Gordie narrates an extended flashback, later revealed to be a story he is writing.

Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption

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Morgan Freeman stated in an interview that this novella is his favorite book. * Stephen King short fiction bibliography *

English alphabet

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The variant lowercase form long s (ſ) lasted into early modern English, and was used in non-final position up to the early 19th century. Today, the English alphabet is considered to consist of the following 26 letters: indent=1 | A a B b C c D d E e F f G g H h I i J j K k L l M m N n O o P p Q q R r S s T t U u V v W w X x Y y Z z Written English has a number of digraphs, but they are not considered separate letters of the alphabet: indent=1 | ch ci ck gh ng ph qu rh sc sh th ti wh wr zh Outside of professional papers on specific subjects that traditionally use ligatures in loanwords, ligatures are seldom used in modern English.

Stay as You Are

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New Line Cinema gave the film a limited theatrical release in the United States on 21 December 1979. The film was scheduled for release by Cult Epics in May 2015 on DVD and Blu-ray. While in Florence on business, Roman landscape architect Giulio Marengo meets an alluring college student, Francesca, and spends the night with her. She is the foster daughter of an agriculturist named Bartolo who has looked after her since the death of her mother, Flora. Later, a friend of Giulio's sees Franscesca in a restaurant and implies that she might be Giulio's daughter. It is a possibility since Giulio had been going out with Flora the year before Francesca was born.

Turner Broadcasting System

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Turner purchased New Line Cinema a month later. Turner launched Cartoon Network on October 1, 1992, followed by Turner Classic Movies (TCM) on April 14, 1994. On October 10, 1996, Turner merged with Time Warner, a company formed in 1990 by the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications. Through this merger, Warner Bros. had regained the rights to its pre-1950 library, while Turner gained access to the company's post-1950 library and other properties. The company also became a subsidiary of Time Warner since the acquisition. In 2003, Philip I. Kent succeeded Jamie Kellner as chairman.

Heroes for Hope

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Published in the form of a "comic jam," or exquisite corpse, the book featured an all-star lineup of comics creators as well as a few notable authors from outside the comic book industry, such as Stephen King, George R. R. Martin, and Edward Bryant. It also saw a rare Alan Moore Marvel Comics credit outside his early Marvel UK work. Heroes for Hope featured some memorable artist/writer and penciler/inker pairings, including Stan Lee and John Buscema; Stephen King and Bernie Wrightson; Moore and Richard Corben; Harlan Ellison, Frank Miller, and Bill Sienkiewicz; Mike Baron and Steve Rude, Howard Chaykin inked by Walt Simonson; and John Byrne and Terry Austin reuniting on the X-Men.

The Body (King novella)

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Stephen King short fiction bibliography.

A Nightmare on Elm Street (franchise)

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On December 26, 2018, Leslie Johnson said the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street is still in development, but New Line Cinema is more focused on The Conjuring Universe: "“It’s still happening,” writer David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick tells GameSpot. “Nothing is percolating just yet. The Conjuring universe is sort of first and foremost on [New Line Cinema’s] horror burner. Everybody wants to see Freddy again I think, so I think it’s inevitable at some point.”" In September 2019, Bloody Disgusting reported that the film rights were reverted back to Wes Craven's estate.

The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger

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King, Stephen (1989). Afterword. The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger. New York: Signet. ISBN: 0-451-16052-5. Comparison of the original 1982 text and the 2003 revised edition.

H. P. Lovecraft

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Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, Bentley Little, Joe R. Lansdale, Alan Moore, Junji Ito, F. Paul Wilson, Brian Lumley, Caitlín R. Kiernan, William S. Burroughs, and Neil Gaiman, have cited Lovecraft as one of their primary influences. Beyond direct adaptation, Lovecraft and his stories have had a profound impact on popular culture. Some influence was direct, as he was a friend, inspiration, and correspondent to many of his contemporaries, such as August Derleth, Robert E. Howard, Robert Bloch and Fritz Leiber.


Roadwork is a novel by American writer Stephen King, published in 1981 under the pseudonym Richard Bachman as a paperback original. It was collected in 1985 in the hardcover omnibus The Bachman Books, which is no longer in print. However, three of the four novels in that collection - Roadwork, The Long Walk, and The Running Man - have since been reprinted as standalone titles. The story takes place in an unnamed Midwestern city in 1973–1974. Grieving over the death of his son and the disintegration of his marriage, a man is driven to mental instability when he learns that both his home and his workplace will be demolished to make way for an extension to an interstate highway.

University of Maine

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Donald Holder, Class of 1980, Tony-winning Broadway lighting designer ("The Lion King"). Stephen King, Class of 1970, author, husband of Tabitha King. Tabitha King, Class of 1971, author, wife of Stephen King. Nick DiPaolo, Class of 1984, comedian. Mildred Brown Schrumpf, Class of 1925, Maine food educator and columnist. Brad Sullivan, actor. Rudy Vallée, Attended 1921–1922, Jazz singer and pop star of the 1920s. Timothy Simons, Class of 2001, Actor and comedian best known for his role as Jonah Ryan on the HBO television series Veep. John Baldacci, Class of 1986, former Governor of Maine. Janet Bewley, member of the Wisconsin Legislature. Joseph E.

Rage (King novel)

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Rage (written as Getting It On; the title was changed before publication) is a psychological thriller novel by American writer Stephen King, the first he published under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. It was first published in 1977 and then was collected in 1985 in the hardcover omnibus The Bachman Books. The novel describes a school shooting, and has been associated with actual high school shooting incidents in the 1980s and 1990s. In response King allowed the novel to fall out of print, and in 2013 he published a non-fiction, anti-firearms violence essay titled "Guns".

Thinner (novel)

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Thinner is a 1984 novel by Stephen King, published under his pseudonym Richard Bachman. It was the last novel King released under the Richard Bachman pseudonym until the release of The Regulators in 1996, and the last released prior to Bachman being outed as being Stephen King's pseudonym. The initial hardcover release of Thinner included a fake jacket photo of "Bachman". The photo is claimed to have been taken by Claudia Inez Bachman. The actual subject of the photo is Richard Manuel, the insurance agent of Kirby McCauley, who was King's literary agent. The novel was adapted for the 1996 film Thinner.

Nightmares & Dreamscapes

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During the summer of 2006, TNT produced an eight-episode miniseries on various short stories by Stephen King. Although one may assume from the title that all of the episodes in the miniseries are from the collection of the same name, this is true for only five of the eight ("Battleground" was featured in Night Shift and "The Road Virus Heads North" and "Autopsy Room Four" appear in Everything's Eventual). In memory of. THOMAS WILLIAMS. 1926–1990:. poet, novelist, and. great American storyteller. 1993 in literature. Stephen King short fiction bibliography.

The Running Man (novel)

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The Running Man is a science fiction thriller novel by American writer Stephen King, first published under the pseudonym Richard Bachman in 1982 as a paperback original. It was collected in 1985 in the omnibus The Bachman Books. The novel is set in a dystopian United States during the year 2025, in which the nation's economy is in ruins and world violence is rising. The story follows protagonist Ben Richards as he participates in the game show The Running Man in which contestants, allowed to go anywhere in the world, are chased by "Hunters" employed to kill them. The book has a total of 101 chapters, laid out in a "countdown" format.

Desperation (novel)

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The character Ellen Carver is shown recalling a book, Misery in Paradise, which was a book written by Stephen King's fictitious character Paul Sheldon in his novel Misery.

The Regulators (novel)

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In the novel's epilogue, a letter written by a woman on her honeymoon to her friend mentions one of Stephen King's earlier works, ''The Shining' As a mirror novel, characters from Desperation are constantly mentioned or repeated. In August 2014, King mentioned that there had been discussions about turning The Regulators into a TV series, but no other mention was made thereafter. * The Regulators at

The Dark Half

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The Dark Half is a horror novel by American writer Stephen King, published in 1989. Publishers Weekly listed The Dark Half as the second best-selling book of 1989 behind Tom Clancy's Clear and Present Danger. The novel was adapted into a feature film of the same name in 1993. Stephen King wrote several books under a pseudonym, Richard Bachman, during the 1970s and 1980s. Most of the Bachman novels were darker and more cynical in nature, featuring a far more visceral sense of horror than the psychological, gothic style common in many of King's most famous works.

Blaze (novel)

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Blaze is a novel by American writer Stephen King, published under the pseudonym of Richard Bachman. King announced on his website that he "found it" in an attic. In fact (as mentioned in the afterword of Different Seasons) it was written before Carrie and King offered the original draft of the novel to his Doubleday publishers at the same time as 'Salem's Lot. They chose the latter to be his second novel and Blaze became a "trunk novel." King rewrote the manuscript, editing out much of what he perceived as over-sentimentality in the original text, and offered the book for publication in 2007.

The Fifth Quarter (short story)

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Jon Condit of Dread Central rated the episode 3/5 stars and criticized the ending as ridiculous. * Stephen King short fiction bibliography

Fine Line Features

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Fine Line Features DVD releases were split between HBO Video and New Line Home Entertainment. When New Line Home Entertainment ceased to exist in 2010, it was folded into Warner Home Video. *