Tuesday Terror: Graveyard Shift (1990)

The small town in Stephen King’s Graveyard Shift is way too small. You can’t take two steps out of the house without running into one of your coworkers. The bully that mouths off at you during break is ready more than happy to continue pressing your buttons at the local diner. And working at theContinue reading “Tuesday Terror: Graveyard Shift (1990)”

Tuesday Terror: Maximum Overdrive (1986)

Thanks to a mysterious comet, machines on Earth spring to life and finally take revenge on mankind. Our story centers on a group of people holed up in the Dixie Boy truck stop. They are menaced by a group of trucks that don’t want them to leave. Fighting back only yields momentary victories. Understanding thatContinue reading “Tuesday Terror: Maximum Overdrive (1986)”

Is there joy in Joyland? It depends…

For me, reading Joyland was like buying a bag of regular potato chips and finding a baked, “healthy” alternative version inside. The new chips may technically be better, but If it’s not what you are looking for, they won’t satisfy. Joyland is a coming of age novel. A young man is heartbroken when his girlfriendContinue reading “Is there joy in Joyland? It depends…”