Just King Things

Just King Things


Latest Episodes

Creepshow
September 13, 2021

We talk about the 1982 comic book Creepshow, written by Stephen King and adapted by Bernie and Michele Wrightson. Content warnings for this episode include: misogyny, brief mentions of sexual assault,

Sewer Special Q&A no. 1
August 23, 2021

This is a special anniversary Q&A episode where we answer all of your most burning questions from the first year of Just King Things. Content warnings for this episode include: discussions of represen

The Gunslinger
August 09, 2021

We talk about 1982’s The Gunslinger, the first entry in The Dark Tower series. Content warnings for this episode include: mentions of terminal illness, car accidents and death, fatphobia, sexual assau

The Running Man
July 12, 2021

We talk about Richard Bachman’s 1982 novel The Running Man. It is nothing like the film, but it does feature a high-stakes game of death spanning America. Content warnings for this episode include: ch

Cujo
June 14, 2021

We talk about Stephen King’s 1981 dog-based horror thriller Cujo. Content warnings for this episode include: child death, alcoholism and drug abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, bleeding, biting, and mutilation,Continue readingCujo

Danse Macabre
May 10, 2021

We talk about Stephen King’s nonfiction book on the horror genre from 1981, Danse Macabre. Content warnings for this episode: Drug addiction and substance abuse, racism, misogyny, homophobia, fatphobia, trauma,Continue readingDanse Macabre

Roadwork
April 11, 2021

We talk about Stephen King’s second novel writing as Richard Bachman: 1981’s Roadwork. Content warnings for this episode: cancer and terminal illness, depression and mental illness, self-harm, suicide, misogyny, racism,Continue readingRoadwork

BONUS: The Stand miniseries (1994)
March 14, 2021

This is a very special Just King Things bonusode out from behind the paywall to convince you to maybe check these bonusodes out over at the Ranged Touch Patreon. We had noted The Stand fan Kirk Hamilt

Firestarter
March 08, 2021

We talk about King’s 1980 novel Firestarter, which is a wild ride. Content warnings for this episode: medical experimentation, drug abuse and addiction, misogyny, rape, necrophilia, transphobia, sexual coercion, suicide,Continue readingFirestarter

The Dead Zone
February 07, 2021

We talk about Steve’s 1979 science fiction (!!!) novel The Dead Zone. Content warnings for this episode: Alcohol and drug abuse, domestic abuse, head trauma and brain injuries, surgical procedures, ca