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  • After Last Week's Sexist Tweets, DSCC Uses Stephen King to Fundraise Against Susan Collins

    03/25/2020 1:55:43 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 25, 2020 | Reagan McCarthy
    For the better part of President Trump’s first term in office, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) has been a target of the far-left, because, of course, she does not embrace their radical agenda line-by-line. A noted moderate in the GOP Senate caucus, Sen. Collins votes with both parties, issue by issue. Sen. Collins’ nuanced approach to governance is unfathomable to the far-left. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) sent a fundraising plea, amidst a global health pandemic, for Sen. Collins’ opponent, Sara Gideon, featuring far-left author Stephen King: Friend, I'm just so fed up with watching Susan Collins acquiesce to...
  • Stephen King panned for claiming coronavirus task force is 'all male ... all white'

    03/14/2020 11:53:49 AM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/14/2020 | Sam Dorman, Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Author Stephen King tried dunking on President Trump during his address at the White House on Friday, but it quickly backfired when his claim about the coronavirus response team was proven wrong. "Note that Trumps coronavirus team is all male, all old, and all white," King tweeted during Trump's press conference. The president was in the middle of discussing the pandemic and his declaration of a national emergency. Behind him stood several members of his coronavirus task force, including Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma, who is neither male nor white. Just minutes after King's tweet, Dr. Deborah...
  • Stephen King slams Hachette Book Group for dropping Woody Allen memoir

    03/09/2020 1:58:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 7, 2020 | Eileen AJ Connelly
    Hachette Book Group scrapped Apropos of Nothing, which was scheduled to come out next month, after Allens estranged son, Ronan Farrow, blasted the publisher on Twitter and dozens of employees staged a walkout Thursday. He has been a vocal supporter of his sister, Dylan, who has accused Allen of molesting her as a child. The Hachette decision to drop the Woody Allen book makes me very uneasy. Its not him; I dont give a damn about Mr. Allen. Its who gets muzzled next that worries me, King tweeted Friday evening. Once you start, the next one is always easier, he...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 3/6/2020 Newsdump Friday

    03/06/2020 11:50:55 PM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 3/6/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Former President Bill Clinton has something to say about Monica Lewinsky, a staff shakeup at the White House and a publisher backs away from the memoir of film director Woody Allen but first.... Another crackdown on elites in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia launched by the country's de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. High ranking members of the royal family under arrest reportedly for treason plotting a coup.... President Trump changing the White House Chief of Staff... From northwestern Syria the cease-fire agreed to by the Russian and Turkish presidents appears to be holding but.... In Portland, Oregon...
  • Zuckerberg: Facebook's 'new approach' is 'going to p*ss off a lot of people'

    02/02/2020 2:30:57 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02 01 2020 | Marina Pitofsky
    Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the social media giant will continue to support free expression and encrypted content on its platform in a new interview. "This is the new approach, and I think it's going to piss off a lot of people. But frankly, the old approach was pissing off a lot of people too, so let's try something different," Zuckerberg said Friday at the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit in Utah, CNN reported. "Increasingly we're getting called to censor a lot of different kinds of content that makes me really uncomfortable," Zuckerberg continued. Zuckerberg said the company's...
  • Stephen King Quits Facebook

    02/02/2020 11:32:10 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 65 replies
    Bangor Daily News ^ | February 2, 2020
    If youre looking to keep up with Maine author Stephen King on Facebook, dont bother. He isnt there anymore. King tweeted Friday night that he is quitting Facebook. A search for his page on Facebook Saturday morning came up empty. King said on Twitter he is not comfortable with the flood of false information thats allowed in its political advertising. He also expressed doubts over Facebooks ability to protect users privacy. Facebook said last month that it would not ban or fact-check political ads, a position that has drawn criticism.
  • Stephen King backtracks on diversity comments after criticism

    01/16/2020 8:28:12 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 25 replies
    NBC ^ | Gwen Aviles
    Stephen King appeared to backtrack on his recent comments about "never" considering "diversity in matters of art" after criticism from a number of prominent artists, including Ava DuVernay. "The Shining" writer on Tuesday weighed in on the controversy that ensued after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominated a nearly all-white slate for acting Oscars. "For me, the diversity issue did not come up," King, who is a voting member of the Academy, wrote on Twitter of his nominations for the best picture, best adapted screenplay and best original screenplay categories. "That said, I would never consider diversity...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Stephen King

    01/15/2020 9:58:18 AM PST · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 1/15/2020 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Stephen King. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle.Stephen King is a considerably talented American writer who is also a screaming communist with Trump Derangement Syndrome. Nonetheless, he has come out with a quote that goes against every tenet of Team #Woke, and is now suffering the same #CancelCulture attack that J.K. Rowling experienced.All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in...
  • Stephen King ignites online fury over controversial Oscars tweets

    01/14/2020 2:22:29 PM PST · by conservative98 · 64 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 14, 2020 | 4:50pm | Ben Cost
    Stephen King is under fire on Twitter after downplaying the role of diversity in selecting this year’s Academy Award nominees. “I would never consider diversity in matters of art. Only quality,” the 72-year-old tweeted on Tuesday. “It seems to me that to do otherwise would be wrong.” In an earlier tweet, King wrote that diversity was not even discussed in the categories he was tasked with nominating. “As a writer, I am allowed to nominate in just 3 categories: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Screenplay,” he explained. “For me, the diversity issue—as it applies to individual actors...
  • Hollywood Rings In The New Year Hating Trump: Kick His Ass In 2020 (Democrats, Cult Of Hate)

    01/02/2020 10:33:20 AM PST · by blam · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-2-2020 | Hannah Bleau
    Left-wing Hollywood figures carried their resistance rage into the new decade, dumping on President Donald Trump and wishing for a year that doesnt include an ignorant corrupt soulless liar occupying the Peoples House. Director Rob Reiner, for example, wished for a new year that doesnt include an ignorant corrupt soulless liar occupying the Peoples House a direct reference to the president. Wishing everyone a Happy New Year and a 2020 that doesnt include an ignorant corrupt soulless liar occupying the Peoples House. Rob Reiner (@robreiner) January 1, 2020 Prominent horror author Stephen King kicked off the year with...
  • Stephen King counts the London terrorist in Death toll on twitter

    11/30/2019 6:57:08 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 56 replies
    Twitter ^ | November 30th 2019 | Stephen King
    "The reason the terrorist in London went on a "stabbing spree" instead of a "shooting spree" is because they have tough gun laws and serious penalties in England. Thus the toll was 3 dead (awful) rathe than 3 dozen (horrific)."
  • Stephen King Stands Up for Doctor Sleep Amid Box Office Flop, Possible $30 Million Loss

    11/11/2019 11:06:24 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 88 replies
    Indiewire ^ | November 11, 2019 | Zack Sharf
    One week after “Motherless Brooklyn” disappointed the box office, Warner Bros. has yet another flop in the form of “Doctor Sleep.” The Mike Flanagan-directed horror film based on Stephen King’s “The Shining” sequel was tracking for a debut in the $25 million range, but its opening weekend came in well below that mark with a dismal $14 million total. While “Doctor Sleep’s” $50 million production is a saving grace, Deadline reports the film is expected to lose between $20 million and $30 million for Warner Bros. “Doctor Sleep” now joins “The Goldfinch,” “Gemini Man,” and “Terminator: Dark Fate” as one...
  • How Stephen King Predicted Trump's Rise Decades Ago

    11/09/2019 3:56:40 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 53 replies
    Youtube.com ^ | Jul 13, 2019 | Nowthisnews
    How Stephen King Predicted Trump's Rise Decades Ago Author Stephen King predicted the rise of Trump 40 years ago but he says the reality is scarier than anything hes written. In US news, Stephen King sat down with NowThis to talk about President Trump and the eerie similarities between Donald Trump and the Stephen King Dead Zone character 'Greg Stillson.' Dead Zone is a novel King wrote in 1979, it features a a politician Greg Stillson, Donald Trump like in many ways. The Greg Stillson Trump similarities include his outlandish behavior and rise to power that is similar to...
  • In Late Show appearance, Stephen King says its time for Sen. Collins to go

    09/13/2019 11:30:50 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 60 replies
    The Portland Press Herald ^ | September 12, 2019 | Scott Thistle
    In an appearance Wednesday on CBS-TVs The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Maine horror novelist Stephen King was sharply critical of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine. King, who has frequently assailed Republican politicians including President Trump on Twitter, told Colbert that he wanted a senator with a little bit more of a liberal bent. She claims to have a liberal bent. But really, thats not true, King said, clenching his fist in the air. Colbert held up a photo of a King tweet from a few days earlier that read, Hey-hey, ho-ho, Susan Collins has got to go.
  • It: Chapter 2 Review: Historys Most Incompetent Killer Clown Returns

    09/06/2019 2:53:01 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6th September 2019 | John Nolte
    No tension, no dread, no sense of peril, no suspense Pennywise, the most incompetent killer clown in movie history, returns for It: Chapter 2, which isnt very good, but at least its long. Oh, man, is this sucker long; just a few minutes shy of three hours, and you feel every minute of it. Length is not necessarily a problem, not even when it comes to It. Stephen Kings 1986 novel is close to 1200 pages and plenty engrossing. The 1990 television miniseries is over three hours (it was originally broadcast over two nights), and while its not scary, Tim...
  • VIDEO: Stephen King Claims Trump Scarier than 'The Dead Zone' Character

    07/15/2019 9:45:57 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 42 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 15, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Perhaps horror novelist Stephen King should consider switching to writing comedy due to his completely laughable streeeeeeeetch of the truth in order to make absurd comparisons between the character of Greg Stillson from "The Dead Zone" to Donald Trump.
  • Stephen King Calls the Trump Presidency Scarier Than Any of His Novels Watch

    07/13/2019 6:27:36 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 80 replies
    Indiewire ^ | July 13, 2019 | Jude Dry
    With Midsommar earning raves and performing well at the box office, horror has never been hotter. And if, as Justin Chang argued in the Los Angeles Times back in 2017, horror has become the defining genre of the Trump presidency, then Stephen King is its patron saint. The master of horrors many works have seen renewed interest thanks to a slew of successful adaptations, from the box office record-breaker It, to its much-hyped follow-up It: Chapter Two, and many more projects currently in the works. And while the master of horror certainly is the king of scary set-ups, he says...
  • Stephen King & James Wan Team Up for SALEMS LOT Remake

    07/02/2019 2:12:03 PM PDT · by NRx · 38 replies
    Dread Central ^ | 04-24-2019 | Josh Millican
    A year ago, the internet was all aflutter with news that James Wan was producing a remake of Stephen Kings The Tommyknockers (which had previously been adapted for TV). That project, obviously, never materialized. Today, however, it would appear that the 20th Century and 21st Century Masters of Horror will once again attempt a collaboration with a remake of Salems Lot (originally directed by Tobe Hooper and also produced for TV). The Wrap is also reporting that Gary Dauberman will be writing the script. The writer is one of horrors hottest properties, linked to Wan as the scribe of all...
  • The Moldering Portrait Of Stephen King

    12/26/2018 9:34:31 PM PST · by RArtfulogerDodger · 75 replies
    Conservative Right Wing News ^ | December 26, 2018 | Jeffrey A. Friedberg
    [PHOTO] Like the horror classic called, A Portrait Of Dorian Gray, current photos of Stephen King seem to reveal a more and more frightful person. If his hair were a little longer he could look terrifyingly like somebodys granny. Actually, he maybe looks more like a chimp. [PHOTO] A lot of the things King says, seem as dumb to me as any chimp might say; if chimps could talk. Especially when this overinflated writer of horror, neuroses, and mental illness bloviates on political topics, his utter ignorance rises like a giant sac of hot air. We see hot air balloons...
  • Woody Allen's Secret Teen Lover Speaks: Sex, Power and a Conflicted Muse Who Inspired 'Manhattan'

    12/17/2018 6:54:28 PM PST · by simpson96 · 27 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12/17/2018 | Gary Baum
    In 1976, 16-year-old model Babi Christina Engelhardt embarked on a hidden eight-year affair with the 41year-old filmmaker that mirrors one of his most famous movies. Now, amid the #MeToo reckoning and Allens personal scandals, she looks back with mixed emotions on their relationship and its unequal dynamic. Sixteen, emerald-eyed, blond, an aspiring model with a confident streak and a painful past: Babi Christina Engelhardt had just caught Woody Allen's gaze at legendary New York City power restaurant Elaine's. It was October 1976, and when Engelhardt returned from the ladies' room, she dropped a note on his table with her phone...