Under The Dome Recap: Even A Dome Needs An Outlet Sometimes

What is Under The Dome, the TV show, about? I wonder this a lot. On the one hand, there's the ongoing political storyline about who's going to run the town of Chester's Mill. And then there's the mystical storyline involving dayglo eggs, resurrections, prophetic paintings, etc. Where do these storylines intersect? » 8/14/14 2:40pm 8/14/14 2:40pm

There Are 2 Plagues Under The Dome: A Rain of Acid Blood, And Microsoft

I'm going to tell you something I've never told anyone before: I was there during the pitch meetings for Under The Dome. The suits had a lot of concerns about whether this show could last more than one season without running out of story. But I managed to convince them that I had what it takes to go the distance. » 7/15/14 10:50am 7/15/14 10:50am

The Dome Explains Why It Killed Someone To Prove That Killing Is Bad

Hey everybody, it's me. The Dome. Did you miss me? I've been having a lot of self-image problems lately. Like I keep thinking I'd look cooler if I were geodesic. More Buckminstery, you know. Why can't I have Pauly Shore under me? Anyway, this week I subjected Big Jim to A Christmas Carol, with magnets. It was cool. » 7/01/14 5:41pm 7/01/14 5:41pm

10 Great Authors Who Disowned Their Own Books

Science fiction and fantasy publishing is a tough game. Even the best novels get rejected by publishers who don't understand their brave new worlds. But some authors wind up rejecting their own books. Here are 10 great authors who disowned their own creations after they'd already seen the light of day. » 5/05/14 10:22am 5/05/14 10:22am

All 64 Stephen King Books Ranked and Reviewed

It's the 40th anniversary of the publication of Carrie, so New York Magazine has compiled a complete list of the Maine Man's works (including the Bachman Books, collaborations, collections and non-fiction), ranked from worst to best. How many of these have you read? (In spite of having been a "#1 Fan" in my teens,… » 4/14/14 2:44pm 4/14/14 2:44pm

First Clip from Stephen King and John Mellencamp's Ghostly Musical

When John Cougar Mellencamp (sorry, can't leave out the Cougar) told Stephen King about a cabin on his Indiana property where two brothers fought and one killed the other — only to die himself — it only took King a few days to come up with an outline for a stage play. Now witness the result. » 11/07/13 12:40pm 11/07/13 12:40pm

Start your holiday shopping now with the giftsets of This Week’s DVDs

It’s November, and the holiday season has officially begun. If your local stores aren’t blaring Christmas carols yet, then you can still tell by the plethora of high-end collectors DVD and Blu-rays arriving on November 5th. Might as well start going down your shopping list — and maybe adding a few idea for yourself. » 11/04/13 3:20pm 11/04/13 3:20pm

The Ultimate Guide to Evil Cats in Science Fiction and Fantasy

One of the most common tropes in all fiction is that cats are evil. Throughout books, television, movies and comics, when they're not just pretending to be the monster, cats are attacking people, serving witches and bringing the scares. Here's our ultimate guide to evil cats, so you can recognize them before they… » 10/23/13 12:20pm 10/23/13 12:20pm