Posts by Mike Kerns

James Wan Claims His Stake in Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot Adaptation

“There is no group therapy or psychiatry or community social services for the child who must cope with the thing under the bed or in the cellar every night, the thing which leers and capers and threatens just beyond the point where vision will reach. The same lonely battle must be fought night after night and the only cure is the eventual ossification of the imaginary faculties, and this is called adulthood.”  – Stephen King, Salem’s Lot, 1975 In his second published story, Stephen King had already begun to show his understanding of the horrors coming of age into adulthood.
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Wheel of Time For a First-Time Reader: Video Reviews of The First 3 Adventures

I wrote previously about my reasons for finally deciding to dive into Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time. Since the editor here is so nice, he has decided it was fine by him to continue chronicling my adventures as a novice through “Randland.” For those who missed it, I recorded these first three “video diaries” immediately after finishing each to help me keep track of what happened in which book and I recently decided to turn them into individual reviews. Below you will find the video review for The Eye of The World, The Great Hunt, and The Dragon Reborn. I’m
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Why I Decided to Read Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time

I already touched on my interest in the Wheel of Time series in my post asking if the soon to come Amazon series could be the successor to Game of Thrones. But since then I have read three and a half books in the 14 book long Wheel of Time and I came to a conclusion; I need to document this journey because it’s going to be a wild one. So, I started making “video diaries” to get my thoughts out there and I had planned to release them all after I finished the series. Turns out this video would
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A Spoiler-Free Review of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary (2019)

“It’s probably wrong to believe there can be any limit to the horror which the human mind can experience. On the contrary, it seems that some exponential effect begins to obtain as deeper and deeper darkness falls – as little as one may like to admit it, human experience tends, in a good many ways, to support the idea that when the nightmare grows black enough, horror spawns horror, one coincidental evil begets another, often more deliberate evils, until finally blackness seems to cover everything. And the most terrifying question of all may be just how much horror the human
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