Episode 28: Stephen King Goes to Hollywood–Carrie

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Welcome to Phantom Galaxy Episode 28. This is the start of our long awaited 'Stephen King Goes to Hollywood' series.

Stephen King is one of those undisputed masters of pop horror, and his work has saturated so many aspects of our culture. This series will look at all King's film and television adaptations, while comparing and contrasting them with the original works that inspired them.

For this first episode Nathan and Seth go back to the beginning, to find a struggling writer hitting it big with a terrifying tale of a young, bullied girl lashing out with untold supernatural power. More than 40 years later, that writer is still going strong and Carrie, the story that started it all, has left four film adaptations and a musical in its wake!

Join us as we explore the appeal of King, how he came up Carrie as story, and what we think works best about his first novel.

Then, we'll jump into the films; DePalma's stylish thriller, the questionable sequel, a tv remake, and a big budget 2013 adaptaiton.

Keep the lights on for this one constant reader (or listener), and get ready for a trip down the King's Highway.

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