It’s time for another Stephen King bonus ep! SK superfans Margo D. and Deana of theTwisted Phillydecided to take a look at the new Hulu seriesCastle Rockat their mid-season. So five episodes in are Margo and Deana impressed with theJJ Abramsproduced show? Can they figure out the crazy plot? How many easter eggs can they find in each episode? Will they stick around for the whole series? (Well, I THINK we all know the answer to that one!)
You can listen to this episode by using the link below.
In this special Stephen King bonus episode Margo & Deana discuss:
The major King properties the show is based on
Our favorite cast members
Our own theories about “The Kid” and his abilities
The plethora of “easter eggs” for true Stephen King geeks
Plus our individual feelings about how the show is coming along so far
Margo D. is joined in this bonus mini episode withChris SmithofThe Dorking Out Showpodcast to talk about one of the earlierStephen KingadaptationsFirestarter. Smith listened to the book and they both watched the movie and decide which they like better–the book or the movie.
In this episode they discuss:
Their picks for their favorite and least favorite Stephen King adaptations
The basic plot of the book and how it differs from the film
Stephen King’s writing style (and quirky dialogue choices)
The all-star cast includingDrew Barrymore, David Keith, Martin Sheen, Art CarneyandGeorge C. Scott
A very disturbing subplot in the book/movie most people would miss
The real villain of this movie–the director!
What is Stephen King’s obsession with fat people?
All of the books from the 1980s he now owns the rights to once again(Firestarteris on there!)
Original TV Trailer
Charlie (Drew Barrymore) uses her powers on her mom (Heather Locklear)
Charlie uses her power on the feds
Outro Music: “Don’t Fear the Reaper” byBlue Oyster Cult