Mr. Harrigan’s Phone

(Maybe you should watch the movie before reading this. Some spoilers ahead!) I started reading Stephen King when I was around 14 and I stumbled upon his books by mistake. I still remember that autumn evening when, after school, I went to the library to return an Anne Rice book and I was looking through…

Quote of the Month

The plan was pretty much based on that bit of New Age wisdom which says the word “fear” stands for Face Everything And Recover. But, as I stood there and looked down at that spark of porch light (it looked very small in the growing darkness), it occurred to me that there’s another bit of…

Quote of the month

Do what you want. The door is closed and we are here, but really only you are here, I’m just a willing extension of your fantasies and only you are here. I have no wants of my own, no needs of my own, no taboos. Do what you want to this shadow, this fantasy, this…

Adulthood

A paragraph from Stephen King’s novel “Salem’s Lot” Before drifting away entirely, he found himself reflecting -not for the first time- on the peculiarity of adults. They took laxatives, liquor, or sleeping pills to drive away their terrors so that sleep would come, and their terrors were so tame and domestic: the job, the money,…