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Take a Trip Back to Derry, Maine in Our Latest Episode of CASTLE ROCK RADIO

Part 1 of 2 of our discussion on Stephen King’s IT focuses on the 1957-1958 timeline. Hope y’all are ready to float: “19 – IT: The Losers’ Club”. Welcome to Derry, Maine. It’s a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown. Only in Derry the haunting is real. […]

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We Hope You Have a Safe Word, Because We’re Talking About the New GERALD’S GAME Movie

Today we’re getting a lil’ kinky and talking about Mike Flanagan’s film adaptation of Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game in our latest episode of Castle Rock Radio: A Stephen King Podcast. Betty Rocksteady (author of Like Jagged Teeth) once again joins us as a special guest. Max is mostly outraged that Gerald’s last name is […]

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Choke Me, Clown Daddy: Exploring Pennywise Smut

by Max Booth III I’ve been thinking a lot about having sex with Pennywise lately, and I’m not the only one. Believe it or not, but there are hordes of folks out there thirsty for that special clown daddy we all know and love. And, considering you’re reading this on […]

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How to Murder Your Wife (Let’s Talk About Stephen King’s 1922)

Let’s take a trip back to the year 1922, when Wilfred James murdered his wife. In the latest episode of Castle Rock Radio, we’re talking about Stephen King’s wonderful, disturbing novella “1922” first published in his 2010 collection, Full Dark, No Stars. We also have a new theme song! Hooray! Listen […]

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Announcing a New Podcast Dedicated to Horror News

Here’s something cool I intend on starting sometime in the future: a DAILY podcast about what’s new in the horror genre (with a strong focus on indie writers/artists/filmmakers). Each episode will fall between 10 and 20 minutes and be released EVERY MORNING. The perfect length for driving to work, washing […]

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New Podcast About the IT Film Adaptation

Prepare to float with us as we discuss the brand new film adaptation of Stephen King’s IT with Betty Rocksteady (author of Like Jagged Teeth). What does Pennywise do when he’s not spooking kids? Has the Internet turned him into a bonafide sex symbol? All of that and more in today’s episode. […]

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They’re All Gonna Laugh At You, So We Might As Well Talk About CARRIE

The book that started it all. The manuscript Tabitha King discovered while snooping through her husband’s trash. The novel that changed Stephen King’s life forever. We’re talking about 1974’s Carrie with John Oliver Hodges (author of Quizzleboon), who apparently once kidnapped a dog. We also discuss current Stephen King news, such as: Castle […]

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Do Guys with Shit Jobs Write Better Fiction?

by Jay Wilburn The goal of many writers is to write full time. They want to quit the day job and live in the cabin on acres off the grid (except for Internet of course) and off the millions they make from their zombie wombat steampunk epic fantasy. Who wouldn’t? […]

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The Art of DARK MOON DIGEST Issue #28

Every story published in the physical issues of our magazine is accompanied by an illustration by Editor-in-Chief Lori Michelle. Today, we thought we’d share with you the illustrations found in our latest issue. If you haven’t ordered your copy yet, now’s the time! First, here’s the glorious (and, perhaps, depressing) […]

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No Logical Way to Write a Haunting: Ghost Stories Make Humans Look Stupid

by Jay Wilburn I love ghost stories. I love them even though it has gotten weirdly hard to write any sort of haunting that makes the characters’ motivations and the necessities of the story work together. Everyone gets to the point early in the story where they realize: Yep, that’s […]

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