- Colbert Bump: The book received a sizable boost in popularity after being referenced in True Detective.
- Defictionalization: As mentioned on the main page, some people have published their own versions of the eponymous play. So far it seems that none of them has ended the world yet.
- Reality Subtext: It's probably no coincidence that this book was written and published during the time the decadent movement was active. Robert W Chambers is even considered a decadent writer.
- The Wiki Rule: Here. Actually non limited to be a Wiki about Chamber's book, it is about the whole mythos crated around The King in Yellow and its setting.
Trivia / The King in Yellow