Five strangers are stranded at a truck stop--the last place they want to be now that all the sixteen wheelers outside have come to life and started driving themselves! How can man survive in a world of machines? Find out in "Trucks", Stephen King's short story from the Night Shift collection which the author later made into the film Maximum Overdrive! Now join Arnie as he reviews this story.
It's not fun and games when army men come to life to avenge the murder of their maker! This war of toy versus man is the plot of "Battleground", Stephen King's short story from the Night Shift collection. Now join Arnie as he reviews this story, as well as it's television and Russian animated adaptations!Watch the animated Russian adaptation now on YouTube!
In the 1950s some teenagers killed Jim Norman's older brother. Now, sixteen years later, Jim is an adult teaching English at a new school. When some of Jim's good students start dying they are replaced by the ghosts of the murderous boys. "Sometimes They Come Back", and they want Jim to join them in the grave. It's a story full of Stephen King connections, from The Shining to It to "The Body. Listen to Arnie as he reviews this short story from the Night Shift collection! Then head to NowPlayingPodcast.com to hear Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob review the movie versions of this story!
There are some who think no beer is a bad beer, but they haven't read Stephen King's short story "Gray Matter." From the Night Shift collection this tale tells of a man who's bacteria-laden brewski changes him from a a repulsive human being into a repulsive, slime monster. The premise may be crazy, but is the story fun? Arnie lets you know as he continues reading and reviewing all of Stephen King's fiction!