Books & Nachos

The Mangler (from the Night Shift collection) by Stephen King

March 13, 2014

Have you ever worked on your computer, your lawnmower, or your car and felt that the damned machine is out to get you? That perhaps a demonic spirit has taken hold of the device, giving it an evil intent? Put that feeling towards a 30-foot industrial laundry press and the result is "The Mangler", Stephen King's short story about such a machine that "tasted blood and found it liked it." In this Books & Nachos podcast Arnie reviews this short story from King's Night Shift collection. Then hear his, Stuart's, and Jakob's review of "The Mangler" movie adaptation at!

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