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What’s Streaming on HBO Max in December 2020

HBO Max is bringing home a blockbuster for the holidays. Unless you’ve been floating among the wreckage of Krypton, you probably already know that the streaming service is premiering the highly anticipated Wonder Woman 1984 on Christmas. So, be sure to clear your schedule during the holiday. Right behind the great goddess is a real-life one in Meryl Streep, whose latest feature Let Them All Talk arrives on December 10th. Veteran filmmaker Steven Soderbergh helms the picture that also stars Candice Bergen, Dianne Wiest, and Lucas Hedges. Other exclusive originals this month include Christmas specials involving Euphoria and Carrie Underwood. The latter sees the country star performing traditional favorites and new original material from her first Christmas album. Editors’ Picks In...

Marilyn Manson’s Role Cut from Stephen King’s The Stand Miniseries

More than a year ago, Marilyn Manson announced that he would be acting in CBS All Access’ miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand. With just a few weeks to go before its December 17th premiere, the show’s director, Josh Boone, has revealed that the shock rocker’s role has been cut from the limited TV series. While Manson’s particular role was never formally unveiled by the series’ creators, it was assumed by many that he would play the pyromaniac Trashcan Man from the 1978 novel. However, it was recently revealed that actor Ezra Miller would play that role, leading to speculation that Manson had been cut from the series. As it turns out, Manson was set to play The Kid, a character who appeared in an extended version of King’s novel, but not in the original story. As dir...

The Green Mile Has One Of Stephen King’s Best Endings

Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Radio Public | Stitcher | RSS “Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.” The Losers are still roaming around the halls of Georgia Pines. They’ve had their eggs, they’ve eaten their toast, and they’re still listening to Paul Edgecombe as he tells his story over a warm glass of orange juice. The end is near, though. Join Dan Caffrey, Jenn Adams, Dan Pfleegor, and Michael Roffman as they reach the last pages of Stephen King’s 1996 serialized novel, The Green Mile. In the second of two episodes dedicated to the book, they discuss its blemishes, its beauties, and its bones. They also discuss the loose connections to King’s other works (there is one intriguing tie to The Dark Tower...

A Holiday Gift Guide for Horror Hounds

As the song goes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year — well, second to Halloween. Although spooky season is sadly behind us, that doesn’t mean horror hounds have to put away the creepy for Christmas. No, no, they just have to add more. For most fans of the macabre, the holidays present an exciting opportunity to grab even more gore from the store — and most companies are hip to this by now. Whether it’s masks or figurines, shirts or blankets, there’s something for every horror hound. What used to be a super niche market is now a metropolis of merchandise, and it can admittedly be overwhelming picking and choosing what goods to get without breaking the bank. That’s why we put together this here ghoulish guide. Because, if you couldn’t tell, Consequence of Sound has a predilection for ...

Stephen King’s The Green Mile Is Long and Complicated

 Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Radio Public | Stitcher | RSS “We each owe a death, there are no exceptions, I know that, but sometimes, oh God, the Green Mile is so long.” The Losers have left Maine for the balmy confines of Georgia Pines. It’s here they listen to a curious old man by… Please click the link below to read the full article. Stephen King’s The Green Mile Is Long and Complicated CoS Staff You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are looking for Dates Online. So we reimagined what a dating should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get to meet Beautiful people, chat and make money in the process. Earn rewards by chatting, sharing photos, blogging and help give users back their fair share of Internet revenue.

Lynne Ramsay to Direct Stephen King’s The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

One of Hollywood’s most exciting filmmakers is entering the world of Stephen King. According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Lynne Ramsay has signed on to direct Village Roadshow Pictures’ adaptation of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon. If you recall, I Am Not Okay With This co-creator Christy Hall was tapped… Please click the link below to read the full article. Lynne Ramsay to Direct Stephen King’s The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Michael Roffman You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are looking for Dates Online. So we reimagined what a dating should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get to meet Beautiful people, chat and make money in the process. Earn rewards by chatting, sharing photos, blogging and help give users back their fair share of Internet rev...

Dreaming Up a Stephen King Biopic

Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Radio Public | Stitcher | RSS The Losers’ Club dumps out another big ol’ Bag of Bones right after spooky season. Together, Losers Michael Roffman, Dan Pfleegor, and McKenzie Gerber crack some skulls and answer your pressing questions. You know, like what would a Stephen King biopic look like? What’s the right age to become a Constant Reader? What are some tips for writing stories? And what Stephen King merchandise/paraphernalia would they want for themselves? Gather around and find out the As to your Qs. Founded in January 2017, The Losers’ Club is a weekly podcast for Constant Readers, horror hounds, and new fans of Stephen King to dig deep into the author’s oeuvre and the ...

Greg Nicotero on Growing Up in the Land of the Dead and Animating Creepshow for Halloween

Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Radio Public | Stitcher | RSS Legendary SFX creator, television producer, and director Greg Nicotero joins Loser Michael Roffman for a stroll in the Land of the Dead. Together, they discuss his roots in horror, growing up 20 minutes away from George A. Romero’s cinematic nightmares, visiting the set of the original Creepshow, and stumbling into King’s Dominion. He also previews The Creepshow Halloween Special, which premieres on Shudder this Thursday, October 29th. Founded in January 2017, The Losers’ Club is a weekly podcast for Constant Readers, horror hounds, and new fans of Stephen King to dig deep into the author’s oeuvre and the myriad TV, film, print, and stage adapta...

Breaking Down the Science of Stephen King

Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Radio Public | Stitcher | RSS Ever put down your Stephen King book and wonder how much of it could actually happen? So did authors Meg Hafdahl and Kelly Florence. In fact, the two of them went down such a deep rabbit hole that they came out with a new book. It’s called The Science of Stephen King and it’s the essential guide for the most curious Constant Readers. In celebration of its recent publication, Loser Randall Colburn sat down with the two authors to discuss their findings in King’s Dominion and what brought them there in the first place. Together, they break down how they approached the source material, some of their more unique revelations, and how there’s still so much left...

Stephen King Confirms Season 2 of HBO’s The Outsider

HBO has been tight-lipped about whether their recent adaptation of Stephen King’s The Outsider would be coming back for a Season 2. Well, the loquacious King shares no such compunctions, and in a recent interview with EW he confirmed that “there’s going to be a second season of The Outsider as soon as they can get the production going.” The news came in a conversation about King’s beloved character Holly Gibney. She leads one of the novellas that make up the new collection If It Bleeds, and plays a big part in both The Outsider as well as the TV adaptation of Mr. Mercedes, which just migrated from the defunct Audience Network to Peacock. King was excited about Holly’s arc on The Outsider, though he didn’t think it would lead into the e...

Exclusive Merch Bundles on Sale at the Consequence Store for Prime Day

The best deals this Prime Day won’t just be found on Amazon. Over at the Consequence Store, we’re offering some exclusive merch bundles at deep discounts — like, free level deep. For a limited time, we’re packaging three T-shirts with a free mask of your choice. When you purchase either of the limited edition Losers’ Club: A Stephen King Podcast branded tees or the Consequence name logo shirt, we’ll throw in our best-selling Caretaker mask, our brand new Bellhop 237 mask, or all three of our novelty Halloween-themed masks for free. It’s a scary good deal you’d wish could last forever and ever and ever, but supplies are limited! We’re also offering two new face mask packages at a deep discount. We’ve paired our eye-catching Bolt mask with our top-selling Chevron mask in the Black-and-White ...

Stephen King’s The Stand Miniseries Unfolds In Exciting Comic-Con Trailer and Panel: Watch

Stephen King’s The Stand was on full display at New York Comic-Con. On Friday afternoon, CBS All Access’ highly anticipated miniseries adaptation took over the virtual convention with a star-studded panel that culminated in the reveal of a brand new full-length trailer. Unlike the teaser that dropped back in August, this trailer offers a true in-depth look at the apocalyptic epic. A few of the images should send a shiver down your spine, particularly as we deal with our own ensuing pandemic. We get shots of the principal characters, we get glimpses of the world-building at hand, and we see a ton of allusions to the original novel. If you weren’t hyped already, this should leave Constant Readers champing at the bit for December. Watch the trailer below. [embedded content] Hosted by Van...

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