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Welcome to the basement of the Derry Civic Center. Pay no mind to the strange sounds coming from behind the Unfound Door. It’s just your ka-tet, who are here to provide you with a variety of perspectives on Stephen King’s work – ranging from the comfortably familiar to the frighteningly fanatic. Derry Public Radio is here to keep you up-to-date with all that’s happening in Derry, Maine and “beyond.” Check us out on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/derrypublicradio. Your support helps us ke ...
 
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This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Robyn Nickerson’s selection “Lisey’s Story”. Join in as we discuss our first impressions of Lisey, the invented language of the Landons, the disorienting style of the narrative, theories about Scott's past, the shooting at U-Tenn, Zack McCool’s chilling phone call, the …
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Brock Salisbury’s selection “Insomnia”. Join in as we discuss the deeper implications of our little bald doctors, the “Santa Clause” theory, murderous time travel, destiny vs decisions, speculating about The Green Man, how much responsibility Ed should be carrying, Patr…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Brock Salisbury’s selection “Insomnia”. Join in as we discuss the Little Bald Doctors acting as The Fates, the return of the theme of domestic violence as a family secret, the massive plot dump on the higher planes of existence, the plethora of references to The Dark To…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Brock Salisbury’s selection “Insomnia”. Join in as we discuss the music in the audiobook, Ben’s aversion to being stabbed, Leydecker’s victim blaming, the full range of perspectives we’re given, a King dream sequence with a Creepshow flair, the arrival of the little bal…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Brock Salisbury’s selection “Insomnia”. Join in as we discuss the beefy prologue, spousal grief, the pro-choice and anti-choice mindsets we’re presented with, the domestic violence seconday plotline, Roe V. Wade, The Crimson King name drop, the vibrant auras, King remix…
 
This week we sat down with Jason Gilliland, the Director of Events for the Downtown Davenport Partnership. Tune in to hear all about the upcoming Alternating Currents festival including music, comedy, art, and especially the “Stephen King Rules Dollar Baby Film Festival”. Enjoy and download the Alternating Currents app today! Barker St. Cinema:http…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Aiden White’s selection “The Shining”. Join in as we discuss the 1980 Kubrick adaptation capturing “the feeling” of the book, the treatment of Shelly Duval, the effectiveness of music throughout, debating how true these characters are in their representation, Jack Nicho…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Aiden White’s selection “The Shining”. Join in as we discuss a Dick spinoff, the deeply tragic fate of an Overlook ghost, Jack’s point of no return, the implications of the Overlook having Danny’s power, Jack’s ego, a “What if” about the Torrence family at a different h…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Aiden White’s selection “The Shining”. Join in as we discuss toxic masculinity, the threat of the topiary, the debate on whether Jack Shines or not, how King brings The Overlook to life, the woman in Room 217, childhood trauma, the glimpses of “the real” Jack, and Tony’…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Aiden White’s selection “The Shining”. Join in as we discuss CM’s first time reading experience, our varied takes on Jack Torrance, King’s ability to write violence in a poetic way, Danny’s Shine, the recurring theme of Parental Relationships, the amazing Dick Halloran,…
 
Chapter 6 of Girl Underground concludes as The Girl and her Companions make their way to the Wolfwood to complete the task set for them by the Fairy Queen. Knowing that their quest will lead them into grave danger Kat must summon all her bravery to face the monster ahead. Will Kat return home? Will her friend’s survive this final battle? How will t…
 
Chapter 5 of Girl Underground follows The Girl and her Companions as they have entered the Court of the Fairy Queen. Robin, having violated his banishment, returns to find his home has changed drastically. Now our heroes must escape the realm of the faeries in order to get Kat home once and for all.Players:Josh - Game MasterCM - The GirlAlex McGill…
 
Chapter 4 of Girl Underground follows The Girl and her Companions as they return to Mistress Myah and find the truth about Kat's world-jumping abilities. Sending them on a journey through the Whispering Willows, hoping to avoid the dreaded Fairy Queen.Players:Josh - Game MasterCM - The GirlAlex McGill - The ConstructJeremy Mahr - The Faun (you can …
 
Chapter 3 of Girl Underground follows The Girl and her Companions as they adventure deep beneath The Hall of 10,000 Masks, gaining insight into Gomer's origins. One adventure follows another as Sir Ash has an unexpected conversation, while Kat struggles to deal with her newfound reality. Will the Companions gain the knowledge they seek? Will Kat fi…
 
Chapter 2 of Girl Underground follows The Girl and her Companions after fleeing the Order of the Mask's attack on the Painted Circus. Chaos has followed poor Kat since she crossed into this strange new world. Is it by chance or some nefarious scheme that she finds herself in the midst of this danger? The answers may be closer than she thinks. Playe…
 
Hello Constant Readers! We're bringing you a our Patreon exclusive RPG! This time we played Girl Underground by Lauren McManamon and Jesse Ross. GU is a "tabletop roleplaying game about a curious girl and her strange companions as they travel through a wondrous world, complete a quest, and find the way back home". Check out the game on Ross and Lau…
 
Join us in the Breakroom of the Derry Civic Center for this month’s “On Reading”. Where we take an aside from the world of King books to discuss our other passions with each other, with guests, and with you. This month we sat down with Michael Blouin, an associate professor in English and the Humanities at Milligan University. Who has written exten…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Edward Cerbone’s pick of “The Talisman”. Join in as we discuss how Jack’s journey could have been different, revisiting the Tommyknockers connection, the assault on Morgan’s army, Josh throws out some theories of his own, Morgan becomes more villainous than we thought p…
 
This week Josh and CM sit down with returning guests James Douglas and Norm Coyne! Join as we talk about the aftermath of the Stephen King Rules Dollar Baby Film Festival, our chance to meet at Northern Fancon, the future of both events, Barker Street Cinema, and their Dollar Baby, “The Doctor’s Case”. For more visit https://barkerstreetcinema.ca a…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Edward Cerbone’s pick of “The Talisman”. Join in as we discuss the new rules of flipping that we learn through Morgan Sloat, Wolf’s take on our world, the detour into a full Werewolf story, the horrors of Sunlight Gardener Scripture Home for Wayward Boys, a possible ori…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Edward Cerbone’s pick of “The Talisman”. Join in as we discuss our intro to the life of Travelin’ Jack, a cheap plug for our Patreon show, we meet a new horrible villain, the “guidance” of Speedy Parker, Twinners, our survival backpacks, the interrogation by Osmund, the…
 
Derry Public Radio concludes their completely biased take on March Madness! This year we’re revisiting the top 16 movies we’ve covered to decide which is our overall favorite. Now it's time to get into our final matchups! If you've enjoyed March Madness 2022 please email us your ideas for next year's bracket!…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Mark Davitt’s pick “The Gunslinger”. Join in as we discuss the continued differences in the various editions, Ben throws out a wild theory, the prophecy from the Oracle, the true darkness of Jake’s journey, a wildly inappropriate yet badass story, Roland realizes the mi…
 
Derry Public Radio continues their March Madness! This year we’re revisiting the top 16 movies we’ve covered to decide which is our overall favorite. Print out your own copy and play along at www.constantreaders.org. This episode’s matchups are:The Shawshank Redemption VS Needful ThingsCarrie VS ThinnerMisery VS Dreamcatcher1408 VS IT…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Mark Davitt’s pick “The Gunslinger”. Join in as we discuss us all reading different editions, how the concept of time works in this world, the resurrection of Nort the weed-eater, Ben reveals his dream casting for the Man in Black, the controversial changes to Allie’s s…
 
Derry Public Radio is back with their arbitrary spin on March Madness! This year we’re revisiting the top 16 movies we’ve covered to decide which is our overall favorite. Print out your own copy and play along at www.constantreaders.org. This episode’s matchups are:The Dark Half VS CellDolores Claiborne VS The Running ManPet Sematary VS The Tommykn…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Michelle Devan’s pick “Dolores Claiborne”. Join in as we discuss the tension Selena’s story brings, the intensity of the hatchet scene, the super cop on the case, how the movie restructures the plot points, the power Vera brings to her scenes, the stylized look of the e…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Michelle Devan’s pick “Dolores Claiborne”. Join in as we discuss the deeper levels of Dolores’ relationship with Vera, the day of the eclipse, the crossover with “Gerald’s Game”, Joe’s struggle to survive, uncomfortable silences, the day in question, and every secret be…
 
This week Derry Public Radio kicks off their 2022 Patreon Selection Series with Michelle Devan’s pick “Dolores Claiborne”. Join in as we discuss a trigger warning for graphic sexual abuse, the books unique format, how REAL some elements are, the powerful relationship Dolores has with Vera, dust bunnies, Joe’s “home corrections”, the emotionally dev…
 
Join C.M. and Josh as they sit down with Dollar Baby Director of Lawnmower Man, Jim Gonis! Jim made this student film in 1985 before moving to LA to work for Playboy for 21 years. For the last nine years, Jim has been the co-host of the fantastic podcast Monster Party. Jim isn't active on social media but you can listen to Monster Party here: http:…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their Patreon Selection Series with Rachel Janzen’s pick of “IT”. Join in as we discuss the original IT miniseries, the chemistry of the child Losers, why the pacing of a TV miniseries is slower, the iconic Georgie/Pennywise scene, Bill’s stutter, writing a comedian character, Ben’s massage skills, the problem…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their Patreon Selection Series with Rachel Janzen’s pick of “IT”. Join in as we discuss the rapid pace of the final chapters, Henry’s return to Derry, Ben reveals a fun fact about himself, Eddie’s rise to full blown hero, getting chapters from the perspective of IT, Josh gets his mind blown, the return of the …
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their Patreon Selection Series with Rachel Janzen’s pick of “IT”. Join in as we discuss Mike’s photo album, the Smoke-Hole Ritual, IT’s arrival to Derry, a complicated Reddit theory, unethical pharmacists, Eddie begins to show his true strength, Bev’s first exposure to sex, the horrors of Patrick Hockstetter, …
 
Derry Public Radio returns with a fan favorite bonus episode! A Merry Derry Christmas! Join in as we play some of our favorite yearly games with some new twists and listener submitted questions. Thank you all for your support over the past year, making 2021 one of our most memorable years! Now get your comfies on and get ready for goofs! We wish yo…
 
This week Josh and CM sit down with Canadian actor/writer/producer from New Brunswick, Rob Ramsay. He is best known for his role as ‘Donnie’ on Spike TV’s Blue Mountain State. He came to us from his roles in the Dollar Baby “Popsy”, and “IT: Chapter 2”. Tune in as we discuss his acting method, career highlights, upcoming projects, and his place in …
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their Patreon Selection Series with Rachel Janzen’s pick of “IT”. Join in as we discuss our 100th book episode, how much of what happens is destiny, why the Losers became successful, fortune cookie etiquette, the real villain, the meaning of Stan’s death, reexploring Derry as adults, new evils enter the playin…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their Patreon Selection Series with Rachel Janzen’s pick of “IT”. Join in as we discuss more Derry ‘wrongness’, more of the Loser’s experiences facing Pennywise, how we would defend ourselves against Pennywise, the house on Neibolt Street, erroneous childhood ideas about the concept of sex, Bev’s bloodsoaked b…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their Patreon Selection Series with Rachel Janzen’s pick of “IT”. Tune in as we discuss the infamous S.S. Georgie beginning, King writing side characters at its finest, the amazing audiobook performance by Steven Weber, CM’s visceral reaction to Beverly’s story, how the Loser’s lives turned out as adults, our …
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2021 Patreon Selection Series from Lisa Kahn’s selection of “Dreamcatcher” as we cover the film adaptation. Join in as we discuss how reading the book and seeing the movie compliment each other, the handsomeness of the cast, the epic stunt work in the car crash, the misuse of Owen, the major change to Du…
 
Is there a better way to celebrate Halloween than an interview with the Master of Horror himself, Mick Garris? No! An award winning filmmaker and screenwriter, Mick has directed plenty of Stephen King adaptations and many of your other favorite television shows and movies. Check out Mick's podcast, The Post Mortem with Mick Garris, everywhere you l…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2021 Patreon Selection Series from Lisa Kahn’s selection of “Dreamcatcher” as we finish the book. Join us as we discuss raw food, Ben’s take on Kurtz motivations, we finally learn about Josie Rinkenhauer, spoilers for “Malignant”, the effect Derry has on the story, the closure of Blue Base, the truth abo…
 
This week Josh and C.M. sit down with Jay Holben, Director of Dollar Baby "Paranoid". Jay is a Los Angeles based director and producer whose work includes the feature Before the Dawn, HBO’s Femme Fatales and, of course, the Stephen King Dollar Baby Paranoid. A former cinematographer, Holben is an associate member of the American Society of Cinemato…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2021 Patreon Selection Series with Lisa Kahn’s selection of “Dreamcatcher”. Join us as we discuss our songs for going in hot, a new favorite villain emerges, another edition of your favorite podcast within a podcast, “Boner Talk”, Ben performs the books take on “I am the Walrus”, Jonesy’s life inside his…
 
This week C.M. and Josh sit down with actor/writer/director Justin Marxen. Tune in as we discuss Justin's love of Stephen King films, our favorite horror movies, his role in the 2019 Horror/Thriller "Haunt", favorite roles, and his new serial killer crime thriller "Quad Cities".For more from Justin check out "Quad Cities - The Miniseries" on YouTub…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2021 Patreon Selection Series with Lisa Kahn's pick, "Dreamcatcher". Join us as we discuss our belief in alien life, the shades of "The Body" in our protagonists, the vignette introductions of our characters, the dangers of hunting, a plethora of burps and farts, the impact of listening on audiobook, and…
 
This week C.M. and Josh sit down with the director of the Dollar Baby "Popsy", based on the Stephen King short story. Jon Mann grew up in Fredericton, New Brunswick, 150 miles from Bangor, Maine. An avid King fan from a young age, Jon’s short films and documentaries have won multiple national awards. He is currently working in production with Acade…
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2021 Patreon Selection Series wrapping up Phil Thesen's pick with the movie, "Cell". Join us as we discuss the absurd opening credits, the wild airport massacre, the effective representation of Flocking, Samuel L. Jackson’s scene stealing moments, the hilarious football stadium mass murder, The President…
 
This week Josh and C.M. sit down with the director of the Dollar Baby, "Garrish", based on the Stephen King short, "Cain Rose Up". A Pennsylvania native, A.J. has been writing and making films since he was 15. Follow his work here: https://linktr.ee/ajgribbleBy Derry Public Radio - A Stephen King Podcast
 
This week Derry Public Radio continues their 2021 Patreon Selection Series with Phil Thesen's pick, "Cell". Join in as we discuss CM's hard shift in view of our protagonists, how survival instinct has affected their empathy, the sharp turn of violence that shook us, the comparisons to colonialism in the new world, the almost Bachman tone, and an ex…
 
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