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Old February 1 2011, 09:01 PM   #61
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That's exactly what makes it silly.

You and I have very different definitions of ABC After-school specials.

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Old February 1 2011, 09:59 PM   #62
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For the longest time, I had a great deal of interest in reading The Dark Tower series, but was interested in reading it moreso because it appealed to my tates as a fan of Fantasy fiction than because it was written by King; however, after reading The Talisman and Black House (the first two King novels I ever read, BTW) and the first four novels in The Dark Tower series, he's now become one of my favorite authors in terms of the way he writes and his skill as a storyteller. I have seen the movie version of The Green Mile and really enjoyed it, but have yet to read anything by King outside of the 6 books mentioned above, and am not entirely sure that I ever will, mainly because a lot of his work doesn't really appeal to me even though I do, as mentioned, like the way he writes and the way he's able to successfully weave a story that is compelling and engaging.
The fact that you've liked everything of his is reason to read more. I didn't think I'd really like his Dark Tower stuff, but I love it so far. I think his straight up horror stuff is even better, though.
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Old February 2 2011, 01:26 AM   #63
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You and I have very different definitions of ABC After-school specials.
I watched that series religiously when I was a kid. If we have different definitions you weren't watching the same shows I was.

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Old February 2 2011, 02:04 AM   #64
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I want to see Julia Stiles as the lead in an adaptation of 'The Breathing Method.'
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Old February 2 2011, 06:34 PM   #66
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I've read the first book in the series loved took a break now that all seven are aviable on the nook I plan on reading all of them before the trilogy comes out.
anyone see episode of family guy were stephen run's into dean koontz and he wants
to work together on a novel . then kills him with his car which is christine.
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Old February 2 2011, 08:40 PM   #67
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This would be preferable for a horror story. The ending doesn't always have to be happy.

Your option one, like I said.




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I want to see Julia Stiles as the lead in an adaptation of 'The Breathing Method.'
So...you want to see Julia Stiles in a movie where she'll be headless for most of the third act?
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Old February 2 2011, 11:46 PM   #68
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I want to see Julia Stiles as the lead in an adaptation of 'The Breathing Method.'
So...you want to see Julia Stiles in a movie where she'll be headless for most of the third act?
Yeah, that will be kind of weird.

It's a heartbreaking story about a woman shunned by society, then suddenly turns into a horrific decapitation...
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I've read the first book in the series loved took a break now that all seven are aviable on the nook I plan on reading all of them before the trilogy comes out.
anyone see episode of family guy were stephen run's into dean koontz and he wants
to work together on a novel . then kills him with his car which is christine.
That's not what happens. Brian runs over who he thinks is King and apologizes. The guy then says he's Dean Koontz and Brian proceeds to back over him again.
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there is that also . they have done three episodes with king in them the one your talking about is the first one . the one I am talking about is the third one there is one where peter hits im he flies in the air and say's this would make a great story scribles it down and lands on his and say;s done. now has anyone read just after sunset?
and how many of his books coinside with his gunslinger series I know the mist and heart's in atlantis do what others.

currently watching season 3 of supernatural then onto season 2 of v.
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Old February 3 2011, 12:41 AM   #71
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Salem's Lot (father Callahan)
The Stand (Randall Flagg)
The Eyes of the Dragon
Insomnia
It
The Talisman

Almost everything has references.

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Old February 3 2011, 01:38 AM   #72
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okay thanks for that link . you ever watch kingdom hospital or golden years?

currently watching season 3 of supernatural then onto season 2 of V.
currently reading star trek articles of the federation & star wars knight errant.

Then onto the games of throne and then the dark tower series .

and how about ROSE RED where did that come from.
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okay thanks for that link . you ever watch kingdom hospital or golden years?
I loved Golden Years.


Kingdom Hospital, not so much. (The evil giant anteater ruined it for me.)
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Finally to the point in The Waste Lands where I gave up on it ten years ago... and I made it a little further this time.
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Finally to the point in The Waste Lands where I gave up on it ten years ago... and I made it a little further this time.
I don't know how any one gives up in that book.....I find that for myself, the earlier books are the high points and I generally fly through the first 4 books in no time flat. By the time I've hit The Drawing of the Three I'm in full speed ahead mode and nothing really slows me down until I get to the Wolves of Calla, about half-way through where it starts to be a bit more tedious to get through. Song of S. isn't bad to get through but parts of the The Dark Tower are also a bit slow as well.
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