How Many Have To Die Before We Will Give Up These Dangerous Toys?

("Guns") “Guns” is… an essay, I guess. I guess it was published as an ebook first, or maybe a Kindle single? If it’s called an ebook, it’s only because “e-essay” is not really a word. It’s not long enough to be a book. It could probably be someone’s tragedy-inspired Facebook rant, except the author is … Continue reading How Many Have To Die Before We Will Give Up These Dangerous Toys?

The Definition of An Asshole is a Guy Who Doesn’t Believe What He’s Seeing

(Thinner) So, Thinner is a King book that’s really a Bachman book. Except that it has a load of King thrown in. I’m not going to look this up right now, but I sort of think that the secret of King’s pen name was out by the time this story was published. Or shortly after, … Continue reading The Definition of An Asshole is a Guy Who Doesn’t Believe What He’s Seeing

It’s Only a Little Secret, But Having a Secret Makes Me Feel Better

(Rage) When I was in high school, I owned a book called The Bachman Books. It was a collection of four novellas written by Stephen King under his pen name of Richard Bachman. By this time, it was well-known that Bachman was King, of course. I believe that Rage appeared first among those novellas collected … Continue reading It’s Only a Little Secret, But Having a Secret Makes Me Feel Better