Maya is a Stephen King superfan who's been reading his books and noting connections between them for 20 years (casually, at first, then obsessively). Join her and her startled friends as they wade through the endless King universe and how it's alllll connected.
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Buzzfeed's Louis Peitzman recently decided to watch EVERY single Stephen King adaptation and rank them all in order of worst to best. He patiently explains his strategy and defends his decisions to Maya, who has a lot of questions and, predictably, some unsolicited and uneducated opinions. Look, if nothing else we can all agree that Shawshank is the greatest movie ever made. Right? WE CAN'T?!
All 60 Stephen King adaptations ranked: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/louispeitzman/stephen-king-movie-adaptation-ranking
The Stephen King musical: http://www.ghostbrothersofdarklandcounty.com/
Louis's interview with Stephen King earlier this year: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/louispeitzman/stephen-king-the-outsider-donald-trump-resistance-twitter
Maya gets to watch a few episodes of the new Hulu series CASTLE ROCK early and review them with her pal John, a Stephen King megafan and editor at Den of Geek. Listen to find out about the many, many connections hidden in this show – and why you should stick it out through the first couple episodes to get to the good stuff.
You can read John's review at http://www.denofgeek.com/us/tv/castle-rock/274797/castle-rock-episode-1-review-severance-spoiler-free!
Maya and her friend Joe discuss the Stephen King short story collection Night Shift, which includes such gems as The Lawnmower Man and The Mangler. Joe tries to wrap his head around how Stephen King was writing connections into his stories before he wrote any of his books, and Maya spreads some Stephen King propaganda, and makes up some lies about Owen King's childhood. Also, lots of rats. 🐭