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Episode Info: Wastelands Radio Show - An Australian B-grade, Punk Rock, Street Trash online radio show exploring the vast undiscovered cultural wastelands as a creative pursuit. Hosted by long time partners in slime Adam (085c3n3) Obscene and Mark-O -Mark, pondering punk oddities & trashy treasures. Episode 06 -Pick Your Kings Part 2 Mark-O-Mark’s Picks Episode 05 Pick Your Kings In this episode Adam and Mark discuss Mark's top five Stephen King novels and movie adaptions. Featuring a conversation focusing on his formative viewing habits and reviews on Salem’s Lot(1975), Thinner (1985), It (1986), Carrie (1974) and Pet Sematary (1983).Salem’s Lot - Suburban vampire creepers! Writer named Ben Mears who returns to the town of Jerusalem's Lot (or 'Salem's Lot for short) in Maine, where he had lived from the age of five through nine, only to discover that the residents are becoming vampiresNovel – 1975 -It was his second published novel. In 1987 he told Phil Konstantin in The Highway Patrolman magazine: "In a way it is my favourite story, mostly because of what it says about small towns. They are kind of a dying organism right now. The story seems sort of down home to me. I have a special cold spot in my heart for it!"Film – 1979- Director - Tobe Hooper -Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974, Poltergeist 1982, Crocodile 2000. Starring -David Soul - Ben Mears - Starsky and Hutch - Det Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson 1975-1979. James Mason – Straker 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Captain Nemo 1954, Stanley Kubrick's Lolita Prof. Humbert 1962. Salem's Lot (also known as Salem's Lot: The Movie, Salem's Lot: The Miniseries and Blood Thirst) is a 1979 American miniseries television adaptation of the horror novel of the same name by Stephen King. Directed by Tobe Hooper and starring David Soul and James Mason. Salem's Lot combines elements of both the vampire film and haunted house subgenres of horror. Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLm0iGY7CiIThinner - Fake latex fat suit businessman with a gypsy curse. Obese Billy Halleck (Robert John Burke) accidentally runs over and kills a gypsy woman; he uses his court connections to get off the hook. The woman's elderly father takes revenge by placing a curse upon Halleck, one that soon has him uncontrollably losing weight to the point of emaciation.Novel – 1984.Thinner is a 1984 novel by Stephen King, published under his pseudonym Richard Bachman. It was the last novel King released under the Richard Bachman pseudonym until the release of The Regulators in 1996, and the last released prior to Bachman being outed as being Stephen King's pseudonym. The initial hardcover release of Thinner included a fake jacket photo of "Bachman". The photo is claimed to have been taken by Claudia Inez Bachman. The actual ...
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