Posts Tagged ‘ Stephen King ’

Booting Up the Carpocalypse

February 10, 2019
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Remember when cars didn’t have starters, and you used to have to crank them to start? Okay, neither do I. But I’ll bet a lot of you remember a time before cars were mostly computers.…

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It’s All in a Name or Initials

May 31, 2018
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Strange but true: A woman in Florida named Crystal Methvin was arrested for possession of Crystal Meth.   In related-name news, Eric Trump was detained by ICE as an undocumented Extra Terrestrial or ET while his…

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Humor Meets Horror – Creature from the bleak latrine

October 24, 2016
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Normally I don’t frighten easily. For example, I remember when I read Stephen King’s book Salem’s Lot. I lived alone in a third-floor apartment and read until late one rainy, windy night, and when my…

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“How to Write and Share Humor” comes to Bangor as part of world tour

August 29, 2016
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A Pine tree state welcome

Donna Cavanagh shares a quote in her new book “How to Write and Share Humor: Techniques to tickle funny bones and win fans” which she credits to Michael Cart: “Humor is the Rodney Dangerfield of literary genres. It…

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The Writer – A New Reality TV Competition

May 28, 2014
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The Writer – A New Reality TV Competition

While at my daughter’s house, I watched one of the final episodes of this season’s “The Voice”.  It was the first time I had watched the show so my daughter gave me a quick recap…

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The Fog Mystery

July 25, 2013
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The Fog Mystery

My husband and I were frolicking in the waves  at the Jersey shore. The sky was blue; the air was calm.  But suddenly–yes, this is my cheesy lead into a weird and eerie occurrence—a mist…

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Should Teachers Be Afraid of Small Children?

January 17, 2013
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A 61-year-old teacher in Ohio is suing her school district because the district is making her teach younger students instead of high school students. The teacher says she needs to teach high school students because…

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Written After Reading Too Much Stephen King

October 25, 2012
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Written After Reading Too Much Stephen King

Donnie was sitting in the kitchen eating Tofutti and talking softly with Teenie, a little boy who lived in Donnie’s liver. Donnie never knew how Teenie got into his liver. It must have been all…

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The Credible King

You might say to yourself, “I know who The Credible Hulk is” but not everyone does and for the benefit of those who don’t, your eyes will communicate a thought to your brain right now:…

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