Just King Things

Just King Things


Latest Episodes

IT
June 13, 2022

We talk about King’s 1986 doorstop novel IT. Content warnings for this episode include: murder and death of children, dismemberment and decapitation, bullying, fatphobia, racism, mob violence, antisem

Skeleton Crew
May 09, 2022

We talk about the 1985 short story collection, Skeleton Crew. Content warnings for this episode include: school shootings, wounds and bleeding, gore, eye injury, racism, misogyny, fatphobia, amputatio

Thinner
April 11, 2022

We talk about the 1984 Richard Bachman book, Thinner. Content warnings for this episode include: discussions of racism and racial slurs; descriptions of sexual acts, animal cruelty and murder; ableism

The Talisman
March 14, 2022

We talk about the 1984 novel, co-written with Peter Straub, The Talisman. Content warnings for this episode include: CW: racism, colonialism, terminal illness, homophobia, pedophilia and childhood sex

The Eyes of the Dragon
February 14, 2022

We talk about the 1984 novel The Eyes of the Dragon. Content warnings for this episode include: rape, death in childbirth, drug and alcohol addiction. Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! Support this show

Pet Sematary
January 10, 2022

We talk about the 1983 novel Pet Sematary. Content warnings for this episode include: misogyny; animal and child death; automotive accidents; explicit description of sexual acts; explicit descriptions

Cycle of the Werewolf
December 13, 2021

We talk about the 1983 calendar-then-novelish object Cycle of the Werewolf. Content warnings for this episode include: ableism, facial mutilation and eye damage, mentions of alcoholism and suicide. Fo

BONUS: The Running Man (1987)
November 24, 2021

Out from behind the Patreon wall as a special bonus, we talk about The Running Man, a film about a violent game show from 1987. We are joined in this episode by Simone de Rochefort! CW: Brief discussi

Christine
November 08, 2021

We talk about the 1983 novel Christine. Content warnings for this episode include: choking and child death, fatphobia, suicide, vehicular assault and homicide, misogyny, stalking and domestic violence

Different Seasons
October 11, 2021

We talk about the 1982 novella collection Different Seasons. Content warnings for this episode include: discussions of racism and racial slurs, suicide, graphic descriptions of rape, sexism and misogy