“But What’s IT All About?” – An essay on IT

Adrian Daub’s fascinating essay in the LA Review of Books on the Stephen King classic IT — now 30 years old — reveals that the real horror of IT wasn’t Pennywise the supernatural clown, but our own, entirely human ability to forget the horrors of the past. via But What’s IT All About?: How We Forgot… Continue reading “But What’s IT All About?” – An essay on IT

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IT’s better than the film…

Books and movies are like apples and oranges. Both are fruit, but taste completely different. - Stephen King. And linking nicely to that quote, I recently finished Stephen King's masterpiece IT. Though it's common knowledge that it is one heck of a long novel, it is difficult to imagine that much is left out of the film given… Continue reading IT’s better than the film…