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Castle Rock Radio

Jul 18, 2017

In 1985, Richard Bachman died suddenly of cancer of the pseudonym, a rare form of schizonomia. In this episode, we discuss the man's legacy, and the book nerd who outed his real identity. We make a lot of chicken noises. Also, we read listeners' emails about their gateway King books.

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Jul 6, 2017

We're doing something a little bit different this week. Join us as we tackle the insanely difficult and stupid questions found in Stephen Spignesi's The Stephen King Quiz Book, published back in 1990. Play along at home and take a shot every time Spignesi asks for a character's name. Actually, wait, don't do that. You...


Jun 19, 2017

"I don't like conflict in a book. It makes me too tensed." — Betty Rocksteady, during our episode on Stephen King and Richard Chizmar's Gwendy's Button Box. A lot of people are loving this new novella. Unfortunately, we did not. In this episode: fat people can't see their feet, hats are terrifying, and coffee cake...


Jun 4, 2017

Hopefully you haven't forgotten the face of your father, because we're talking about The Gunslinger, baby. That's right—we're doing our very first novel episode about the first installment of the Dark Tower series. Vincenzo Bilof (author of The Violators) joins us for our longest episode to date! We talk about a whole...


May 23, 2017

Remember that time Stephen King read Raymond Carver for the first time and responded by writing a truly awful short story? Yeah, we never forgot, either. That's right, we're talking about "Premium Harmony" from 2015's The Bazaar of Bad Dreams! SK News: Gwendy's Button Box, The Mist, and tour dates...