History Creator / StephenKing

11th Feb '16 3:38:08 PM TamLinEarthly
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"Three years later" what? What happened three years later to make this "hilarious"? Answer: Nothing to do with Stephen King.
* HilariousInHindsight: In his nonfiction book ''Danse Macabre'', published for the first time in 1981, King says, "If you have seen one film by Creator/WesCraven....it is safe enough, I think, to skip the others" (At that time, Wes's best-known film was probably ''Film/TheLastHouseOnTheLeft'', which Stephen held in low regard). And just three years later....
9th Feb '16 12:16:56 AM Mdumas43073
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** ''Literature/SometimesTheyComeBack'' was adapted into a 1991 TV movie starring Tim Matheson. Two sequels followed: ''Sometimes They Come Back...Again'' (1996) and ''Sometimes They Come Back...For More'' (1999). Neither sequel had anything to do with the characters or events of the original.
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** ''Literature/SometimesTheyComeBack'' "Literature/SometimesTheyComeBack" was adapted into a 1991 TV movie starring Tim Matheson. Two sequels followed: ''Sometimes They Come Back...Again'' (1996) and ''Sometimes They Come Back...For More'' (1999). Neither sequel had anything to do with the characters or events of the original.
17th Jan '16 8:52:41 PM Seanette
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** "1922" - Father talks son into killing mother, life falls apart for both men. ** "Big Driver" - Mystery writer is violently raped, hunts down her rapist for revenge. Made into a movie. ** "Fair Extension" - Cancer patient makes a deal with the devil, swapping his bad luck for a friend's (formerly) good luck in the process. ** "A Good Marriage" - After over 25 years of marriage, a wife finds that her husband has a ''very'' dark secret, and she needs to find a way to put an end to it while keeping the secret from harming their adult children. Made into a movie.
9th Jan '16 2:26:30 AM shamblingdead2
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** ''Literature/{{IT}}'' has a good one at university creative writing workshops.
29th Dec '15 7:21:32 PM Seanette
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** ''Literature/Revival'': ''Something happened.''
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** ''Literature/Revival'': ''Literature/{{Revival}}'': ''Something happened.''
28th Dec '15 7:08:11 PM NoriMori
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* AdultFear: The loss or abuse of children is a recurring theme.

* AdultFear: The loss or abuse of children is a recurring theme.

* CosmicHorrorStory: Tends to favor LovecraftLite, but straight examples do occur, such as "Jerusalem's Lot," "I Am the Doorway," "Crouch End", ''Literature/TheMist'', ''Literature/{{IT}}'', and ''Literature/{{Revival}}''.

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* ContrivedCoincidence: ''Gerald's Game'' and ''Misery'' are both set in motion by the stars aligning in such a ludicrous fashion that you kind of have to laugh. But the protagonist's ensuing predicament is awful enough that you won't be laughing for long. * CosmicHorrorStory: Tends to favor LovecraftLite, but straight examples do occur, such as "Jerusalem's Lot," "I Am the Doorway," "Crouch End", ''Literature/TheMist'', ''Literature/{{IT}}'', and ''Literature/{{Revival}}''.
16th Dec '15 6:24:27 AM Willbyr
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* ''The Bazaar of Bad Dreams'' -- A collection of short stories published in late 2015.
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* ''The Bazaar of Bad Dreams'' -- A collection of short stories published in late 2015. "Blockade Billy" and "Morality" are reprinted in this book.
16th Dec '15 6:23:27 AM Willbyr
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* ''Literature/FindersKeepers'' -- The sequel to ''Mr. Mercedes.'' * ''The Bazaar of Bad Dreams'' -- A collection of short stories due to be published in the autumn of 2015.
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* ''Literature/FindersKeepers'' -- The sequel to ''Mr. Mercedes.'' '' An author's (stolen) unpublished works become a killer's obsession and a family's salvation...and then the two come together. * ''The Bazaar of Bad Dreams'' -- A collection of short stories due to be published in the autumn of late 2015.
15th Dec '15 11:01:01 PM TrstN01
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** ''Literature/Revival'': ''Something happened.''

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** ''Literature/Revival'': ''Something happened.''
15th Dec '15 10:59:13 PM TrstN01
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** ''Literature/Revival'': ''Something happened.''
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