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Stephen King: 16 great scary stories to read

John Saavedra Dec 19, 2017

Fancy some terrific Stephen King horror short stories to read? Here are some recommendations...

Stephen King is a master of the short story, able to dish out horror tales to make your skin crawl, astounding sci-fi, and even literary reflections aimed at more "sophisticated" readers. He's done it all, with no sign of stopping.

Although I've had the tough task of picking 15 of my favorite King horror tales for this list, you should absolutely pick up All of his collections and give them a read through. You'll always find something to give you the chills.

Make a note: this is a list of short stories, not novellas. And on top of that, stories that are genuinely scary. I didn't forget "The Mist" or "N." or "Secret Window, Secret Garden" or any of those other goodies. Those deserve their own article, don't they?

So below: a list of
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Stephen King: a reading guide to the King universe

John Saavedra Dec 12, 2017

Over the years, Stephen King has crafted a complex fictional universe that revolves around The Dark Tower...

Editor's Note: This guide tries to keep it light on the spoilers, but there are some, gunslinger.

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For the past 40 years, Stephen King, an American master of letters, has shown time and time again why he's the king of pop fiction. Whether you've only read his horror stuff, or are all about his hard techno-fantasy books, you've probably read more than one of King's works and have undoubtedly started to see the connections that form. Because for almost the same amount of time as his entire professional career, King has been creating his very own fictional universe. 

I previously wrote about director Josh Boone's upcoming adaptation of The Stand, a fat novel that Constant
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Details on the Famous Monsters of Filmland Imagi-Movies Film Festival in Beverly Hills, CA

Famous Monsters of Filmland has announced a change in date and venue for its first annual Imagi-Movies Film Festival. The three-day event will be held at the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills, CA, located at 9036 Wilshire Blvd., from April 8-10, 2011, celebrating the legacy of Forrest J Ackerman, America's #1 sci-fi fan.

From the Press Release:

The Imagi-Movies Film Festival 2011 continues in the spirit of Famous Monsters, inspiring the imagination of storytellers worldwide. Along with the independent films from our FM Film Festival finalists, the Imagi-Movies Festival will celebrate the Vincent Price Centennial with daughter Victoria Price and the 80th anniversary of Universal's Frankenstein and Dracula with the Lugosi family. Additionally, the theater will feature exclusive previews for upcoming horror films such as Universal's The Thing, a rare collection of Stephen King's Dollar Babies exposé, and a Famous Monsters and the H.P. Lovecraft Society's compilation of Lovecraft films in
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