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66 minutes | Jul 28, 2021
76: The Shawshank Redemption with Steve Agee
It's time once again to return to the prison yard with Andy, Red and that despicable Warden Norton and this time we're bringing along a twofer Suicide Squad cast member.
73 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
75: Carrie with Flula Borg
The Kingcast Boys have recruited several members of James Gunn's The Suicide Squad to come on over and talk Stephen King with them and they're kicking it all off with a banger.
176 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
74: Creepshow 2 with Joe Lynch
When you have three whole segments to break down, behind the scenes drama to discuss, and a whole sub-genre of horror to put into context you get this nearly three hour long deep dive podcast episode.
86 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
73: BONUS: Woh (aka IT) with Shiv Ramdas
Did you know that in the late '90s there was a long-running TV adaptation of Stephen King's IT that ran in India?
78 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
72: Rage with Anya Stanley
Rage is perhaps Stephen King's most controversial book and is in fact the only one he allowed to fall out of print following an unfortunate series of copycat crimes tied to this story of a teen who brings a gun to school and holds his class hostage.
83 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
71: Silver Bullet with Don Coscarelli
Don Coscarelli exploded onto the scene with PHANTASM in the late '70s. That film has many fans, Stephen King included, who has namechecked Phantasm many times in his work, including a big nod in the fifth Dark Tower book, Wolves of the Cala.
78 minutes | Jun 23, 2021
70: Thinner with Josh Ruben
It is time to once again face off against the skin-crawlingly off-putting adaptation of Thinner, which was produced as a Bachman book before King was revealed to be the man behind the pen name.
102 minutes | Jun 16, 2021
69: An Interview with Mick Garris
Mick Garris finally comes on The Kingcast and the conversation gets wild (and filled to the brim with Bill Malone and Miguel Ferrer appreciation).
53 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
68: BONUS: Lisey's Story Episodes 1-3 Discussion
Lisey's Story tells the tale of a widowed woman playing a sort of scavenger hunt set up by her late husband while also dealing with the mental decline of her older sister and threats from a crazed fan of her husband's books. It stars Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Joan Allen and Dane DeHaan.
71 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
67: Michael Jackson's Ghosts with James III
Once upon a time, Michael Jackson wanted to make a short film that would top THRILLER so he hired Stephen King to write a script for a scary musical. That evolved into Michael Jackson's Ghosts, a 40 minute short that is largely forgotten today.
96 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
66: Trucks with Paul Soter
It was a dark and stormy night (literally, you'll hear the thunder in the background of this episode) when two Stephen King nerds were joined by a very funny guest to discuss the most frightening thing of all: a serious in tone Canadian direct-to-video remake of Maximum Overdrive.
80 minutes | May 26, 2021
65: The Long Walk with Logan Marshall-Green
Do you want to hear Wampler geek out about Prometheus with a guest who was actually IN Prometheus? How about a deep dive into one of King's best stories that has never been adapted to the big or small screen? Well, then this episode is for you!
115 minutes | May 19, 2021
64: The Shining with Issa Lopez
The boys are joined by acclaimed writer-director Issa Lopez for this super-sized deep dive into The Shining, with a focus on Stanley Kubrick's controversial (at least among King nerds) adaptation.
147 minutes | May 12, 2021
63: The Skeleton Crew Stunt Spectacular!
It's The Kingcast's One-Year Anniversary and to celebrate Vespe and Wampler are joined by over 20 returning guests from the past year to break down Stephen King's Skeleton Crew one story at a time. Buckle up, this is gonna get chaotic.
94 minutes | May 5, 2021
62: Needful Things with Mallory O'Meara
Listener favorite Mallory O'Meara (author of The Lady From the Black Lagoon, co-host of the Reading Glasses Podcast and the mother of Kingcast's unofficial mascot, Chutt Buggins) returns to the show to take a deep look into the final Castle Rock story: Needful Things.
94 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
61: Wizard and Glass with Scott Ian
Anthrax's Scott Ian has been a longtime Stephen King super fan, so it was only a matter of time before he joined Wampler and Vespe to take a deep dive into a pivotal installment of King's Dark Tower series: Wizard and Glass. Warning: There are Dark Tower spoilers a-plenty this episode!
45 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
60: Bonus: Dollar Babies and The Stephen King Rules Film Festival
For the first time ever Stephen King has allowed his Dollar Baby short films to be viewed online and has put his full support behind a virtual festival called Stephen King Rules.
102 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
59: Creepshow with Matt Braunger
Comedian and host of the This Might Help podcast Matt Braunger joins Vespe and Wampler to take a deep dive into Stephen King and George Romero's Creepshow.
76 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
58: 'Salem's Lot with Barbara Crampton
The boys are joined by legit horror royalty for this return trip to 'Salem's Lot.
81 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
57: Cujo with Mark Z. Danielewski
Author Mark Z. Danielewski joins the boys to take a hard look at Stephen King's Cujo and the 1983 film adaptation. Is Cujo and allegory for alcoholism? What is up with the monster in Tad's closet?
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