All Hail The King: A celebration of Stephen King on his 70th birthday

Stephen King cemented his status in the literary world decades ago and he could have retired a few dozen times over if he really wanted to. But that’s what is so awesome- he doesn’t want to. Rarely do you see a prolific writer still churning out material and new novels at such a rate as they near their fifth decade in the industry. He writes for himself. He writes for his Constant Readers. He writes because that’s what he was born to do.

The Art of William C. Cope: an interview

“Unused talent is wasted talent.”   William C. Cope is a horror artist for the horror fan. Cope has been a horror fanatic for about as long as he’s been able to pick up a pencil, and horror mavens should celebrate the day Mr. Cope decided to put lead to paper and begin doodling his favorite…

Adapting to horror: an interview with Mick Garris, pt. 2

  During the first portion of my interview with Mick Garris, we discussed his lifelong affinity for the macabre, his fantastic series Masters of Horror and his friendship with Stephen King. This concludes my career-spanning discussion with Mr. Garris. You can check out part one of our chat here MANGLED MATTERS:  I particularly really liked your adaptation…

Adapting to horror: an interview with Mick Garris, pt. 1

Mick Garris is a man of many talents, most of them seeped in the inky blackness of good old fashioned horror.  That being said, he certainly is no one-trick pony. As a filmmaker, most horror fans will know him for his Stephen King adaptations (Sleepwalkers, The Stand mini-series, The Shining mini-series, Riding The Bullet, Desperation…

Who Will Play Pennywise? 5 To Consider…

With news breaking recently that Cary Fukunaga’s take on It is set to start shooting this summer, horror fans have been all over the place as far as their level of interest in the project.  It certainly is one of the more intriguing remake projects out there and Fukunaga is an even more intriguing choice for…