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Castle Rock Radio

Jan 17, 2019

In this week's episode, we ask the age-old question: Why does pink lemonade taste better than regular lemonade? Oh, and we also discuss Stephen King's "The Jaunt" from 1985's Skeleton Crew. Then, for reasons, we read the Wikipedia page for Alfred Bester's The Stars My Destination. Things get very confusing.

Jan 11, 2019

In this week’s episode, we go through Stanley Kubrick’s infamous film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining. Was King being a big baby about getting his screenplay rejected? Did Kubrick abuse Shelley Duvall? Also, to get Jack Nicholson in the right agitated mood, he was only fed cheese sandwiches for two...

Dec 27, 2018

In the last episode of 2018, we tackle one of Stephen King's greatest novels, The Shining. What inspired the story, and what was King's writing process like? Is Danny reading his parents' thoughts all the time? Are Jack and Wendy the horniest parents to ever grace the pages of horror literature? Possibly! Tune in and...

Dec 19, 2018

In this week's episode, we prepare our lengthy read of The Shining by first discussing Stephen King's "lost" prologue to the novel, which turns out to basically just be a montage of spooky incidents surrounding the Overlook Hotel. Should this have been cut from the original manuscript? Tune in and find out!

Dec 13, 2018

In this week's episode, Betty Rocksteady joins us to discuss "The Breathing Method" from Stephen King's Different Seasons. Why isn't this novella bookending the collection? What's up with this weird spooky building? Can someone actually drown in a phone booth? And also: Max tells everybody about the time he was trapped...