Joe Hill Talks AMC’s Scary Good ‘Nos4a2’ Adaptation at BookCon

Joe Hill Talks AMC’s Scary Good ‘Nos4a2’ Adaptation at BookCon

Enter our Scary fun ‘Nos4a2’ Giveaway & Win $500, courtesy of AMC!    Any adaptation is only as good as its source material—though good doesn’t exactly cover what we love most about Joe Hill’s NOS4A2. ‘Tremendous’ is the more appropriate word: a behemoth of 700 pages, the novel is an undertaking as imaginative as its characters, a complete reinterpretation of the vampire mythos we know. And, in the end, which is more terrifying? The devil you know—or the devil you don’t? If Joe Hill were to describe his novel, and the AMC adaptation, he wouldn’t use the word ‘good’ either (and not just because …

5 Bloody Fantastic Vampire Adaptations: From Book to Screen

5 Bloody Fantastic Vampire Adaptations: From Book to Screen

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Vampires are climbing out of their coffins and onto our TV screens—and we’re rushing to invite them in. For centuries, vampires have been both monster and metaphor, a representation of anything from immigration, to capitalism, to homosexuality. These creatures have been whatever we needed them to be… including sexy, sparkly, teen heartthrobs when the cultural zeitgeist demanded it. But mostly, they’ve been damn entertaining. Whether they’re scary or scary seductive, vampires continue to be the subject of our collective fascination. Here are five phenomenal onscreen adaptations of the most unique vampire novels out there. 1. NOS4A2   Listen, feminism and …

Bookstr Talks: Joe Hill

Bookstr Talks: Joe Hill

We’re live with Joe Hill, bestselling author of NOS4A2, which is debuting June 2nd as a 10 episode TV series on AMC. It is a dark and inventive take on the vampire mythos.

Freak Yourself Out With the First Images of Joe Hill’s ‘Nos4a2’

Freak Yourself Out With the First Images of Joe Hill’s ‘Nos4a2’

Joe Hill, son of King of Horror, Stephen King published his hit novel Nos4atu in 2013, but this Spring, AMC is bringing Nos4a2 to your TV, and the first images from the terrifying adaptation have just been released!   According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series, starring Zachary Quinto and Ashleigh Cummings, follows “Vic McQueen, a young working-class artist who discovers that she has a supernatural ability to track the seemingly immortal Charlie Manx. Manx feeds off the souls of children, then deposits what remains of them into Christmasland — a twisted Christmas Village of Manx’s imagination where every day is Christmas Day and …