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The Losers' Club: A Stephen King Podcast

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Founded in 2017, The Losers’ Club® is a weekly series that chronologically digs through the work of Stephen King with humor, irreverence, and a critical eye. Suitable for readers both Constant and casual. 

244 Episodes | 2017 - 2021

Danse Macabre: Something Wicked This Way Comes

October 15th, 2021

2:23:12

Danse Macabre is a recurring feature of The Losers' Club that journeys through all the books that influenced Stephen King. (You know, as he listed in 1981's Danse Macabre. Ahem, hence the name of this series.) In the …

Randall and Mel's Month of Halloween Hell - Week 2 (Patreon Clip)

October 14th, 2021

12:26

Here's a preview of the latest episode of Randall and Mel's Month of Halloween Hell. Want to hear the full discussion? Become a member of The Barrens …

The X-Files Re-Opened: Stephen King's "Chinga" (Patreon Clip)

October 11th, 2021

8:52

Here's a preview of our chat on Stephen King's 1998 episode of The X-Files titled, "Chinga". Want to hear the full discussion? Become a member of The …

Stephen King's 10 Best Stories for Halloween

October 8th, 2021

2:19:31

The Losers celebrate the festival of Samhain by naming 10 Stephen King titles everyone should pull off their bookshelves every October. They also …

Introducing Randall and Mel's Month of Halloween Hell

October 6th, 2021

2:25:06

Mel and Randall kick off their month of Halloween Hell with incisive discussions of Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Fog, Raw, Gonjiam Haunted Asylum, You're Next, The Strangers, and more. Musings on alienation, …

Stephen King Archives Vol. 3 (Patreon Clip)

October 5th, 2021

12:23

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive series The Stephen King Archives in which the Losers sort through unpublished short stories, long-forgotten interviews, dusty manuscripts, and alternate versions of your …

Mining Stephen King From Midnight Mass (Patreon Clip)

October 1st, 2021

6:04

Here's a preview of our chat on Mike Flanagan's Midnight Mass in which we discuss its themes, charatcers, and connections to King's Dominion. Want to …

What Stephen King Stories Should Hit the Stage?

October 1st, 2021

1:21:12

Chat Sematary host Deanna Chapman joins the Losers at the Mellow Tiger to answer questions from a big ol' Bag of Bones. Questions like "Which Stephen …

Dark Tower Detour: "The Battle of Jericho Hill" (Patreon Clip)

September 27th, 2021

6:50

Here's a preview of our new series Dark Tower Detour, which studies the minutiae of Roland's quest towards the Tower. The debut episode centers …

The Long Watch: The Shawshank Redemption with Rhett Miller

September 23rd, 2021

2:46:57

Some birds aren't meant to be caged. In the latest installment of The Long Watch, the Losers get busy living and get busy talking about Frank Darabont's The Shawshank Redemption. Joining them on the prison yard is Old …

Strawberry Spring’s Lee Metzger on Moving Stephen King’s Prose Into Stereo

September 22nd, 2021

46:39

Writer and producer Lee Metzger joins the Losers to discuss Strawberry Spring, his new, star-studded audio drama adaptation of Stephen King’s chilling Night Shift short story. In this jovial chat, Lee elaborates on how …

The Running Man Ka-mmentary Track (Patreon Clip)

September 20th, 2021

8:00

Here's a preview of our new Stephen King Ka-mmentary track for the classic Arnold Schwarzenegger rental: 1987's The Running Man. Want to hear the …

Mick Garris' Bag of Bones Miniseries

September 17th, 2021

1:30:52

Perhaps it was penance that brought Pierce Brosnan back to Stephen King’s Dominion. After leading 1992’s The Lawnmower Man, an “adaptation” whose producers King sued in a bid to get his name removed, the actor signed …

Bag of Bones Pt. 2

September 15th, 2021

1:51:02

Our coverage of Stephen King's 1998 novel Bag Of Bones continues. In the second part, the Losers move beyond the History and the Hook to meet the heroes and villains, share what made them feel miserable, visit the …

Bag of Bones Pt. 1

September 10th, 2021

1:45:00

Bag Of Bones is many things: Gothic ghost story, queasy romance, legal thriller, meditation on grief, and a ghastly reminder that the sins of the father are to be laid upon the children. It’s also horny. Really horny. …

Collecting King with Tony's Horror Corner (Patreon Clip)

September 7th, 2021

6:10

Here's a preview of our new Collecting King episode -- our first in nearly three years -- featuring Tony Petro of Tony’s Horror Corner. Want to hear …

Hollywood King: On 'Salem's Lot, Pet Sematary, and The Black Phone News

September 3rd, 2021

1:33:28

Busy times in King's Dominion. Seems as if we're finally over the rumor mill on a number of Stephen King-related projects, which means it's time for the Losers to put on their shades, rev up their Plymouth Fury …

Stephen King Archives Vol. 2 (Patreon Clip)

August 31st, 2021

5:19

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive series The Stephen King Archives in which the Losers sort through unpublished short stories, long-forgotten interviews, dusty manuscripts, and alternate versions of your …

Dreaming Up Stephen King’s It 2 and Pangborn’s Last Stand

August 30th, 2021

1:39:02

Filmmaker and Horror Movie Survival Guide co-host Julia Marchese joins the Losers at the Mellow Tiger to answer questions from a big ol' Bag of …

The Making of Stand By Me with Screenwriters Bruce A. Evans and Raynold Gideon

August 27th, 2021

1:06:21

We're not finished in Castle Rock. Stand By Me screenwriters Bruce A. Evans and Raynold Gideon join the Losers to discuss how they brought Stephen …

Chapelwaite's Showrunners on Mixing New England Lore With Stephen King

August 25th, 2021

51:23

Writers and executive producers Jason Filardi, Peter Filardi, and Donald De Line join the Losers to chat about EPIX's new Stephen King series, Chapelwaite. The three masterminds behind the series discuss New England …

Chapelwaite’s Emily Hampshire on Haunted Houses and Playing a Female Stephen King

August 24th, 2021

26:22

Emily Hampshire joins the Losers to chat about her latest role as Rebecca Morgan in EPIX's new Stephen King series, Chapelwaite. The Canadian star …

Chapelwaite's Adrien Brody on Tough Roles and Eating Worms

August 23rd, 2021

18:16

Oscar winner Adrien Brody joins the Losers to chat about his latest role as Charles Boone in EPIX's new Stephen King series, Chapelwaite. The veteran …

EPIX's Chapelwaite TV Review

August 20th, 2021

1:21:26

The Losers head to Preacher's Corners to review EPIX's new series Chapelwaite. Based on Stephen King's Night Shift short story "Jerusalem's Lot", …

The Long Watch: Stand by Me with Dan Mangan

August 13th, 2021

2:42:01

You guys wanna go see a dead body? Then join the Losers as they celebrate the 35th anniversary of Rob Reiner's Stand by Me. Meeting them at the tracks is singer-songwriter and Side Door co-founder Dan Mangan, who …

The Rerun: Stand By Me's Jerry O’Connell and Wil Wheaton on Stephen King and Nostalgia

August 13th, 2021

2:10:30

The Losers talk to Stand by Me co-stars Jerry O’Connell and Wil Wheaton about the work of Stephen King, the pitfalls of nostalgia, and the legacy of Rob Reiner's iconic coming-of-age tale. Note: These interviews were …

Billy Summers (Patreon Clip)

August 9th, 2021

25:50

Here's a preview of our Derry Private Library book episode on Stephen King's Billy Summers. How do you hear the full thing? Head on over to

SK Tours of Maine on Growing Up in the Land of Stephen King

August 6th, 2021

1:16:45

The standpipe. The sematary. The Jade. The gates. The world of Stephen King is vast and infinite, at least on paper. In reality, King's Dominion is nestled snuggly within Bangor, Maine, the third largest city in the …

Danse Macabre: Lord of the Flies

July 30th, 2021

2:17:16

Danse Macabre is a recurring feature of The Losers' Club that journeys through all the books that influenced Stephen King. (You know, as he listed in 1981's Danse Macabre. Ahem, hence the name of this series.) What …

Stephen King Archives Vol. 1 (Patreon Clip)

July 26th, 2021

4:55

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive series The Stephen King Archives in which the Losers sort through unpublished short stories, long-forgotten interviews, dusty manuscripts, and alternate versions of your …

Castle Rock Season 3, Episode 1: Act 3

July 23rd, 2021

16:35

Every story has an ending. Today, The Losers' Club returns with the third and final installment in their audio drama/parody Castle Rock Season 3, Episode 1. This fiery chapter finds Stephen King's deadliest villains …

Recapping Lisey's Story: “No Light, No Spark” and "Lisey's Story" (Patreon Clip)

July 18th, 2021

6:17

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers recapping episodes seven and eight of Apple TV+'s Lisey's Story -- specifically, “No Light, No Spark” and "Lisey's Story". Want more? Head …

Finding Stephen King at the End of Fear Street

July 16th, 2021

1:29:42

Fear Street is on the mind lately, thanks to Netflix's new trilogy of films this month from director Leigh Janiak (see: Fear Street 1994, 1978, 1666

Castle Rock Season 3, Episode 1: Act 2

July 9th, 2021

15:19

As promised, The Losers' Club returns with the second installment in their three-act audio drama/parody Castle Rock Season 3, Episode 1. This …

Recapping Lisey's Story: "The Good Brother" and "Now You Must Be Still" (Patreon Clip)

July 5th, 2021

9:20

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers recapping episodes five and six of Apple TV+'s Lisey's Story -- specifically, "The Good Brother" and "Now You Must Be Still". Want more? …

Stephen King Theme Park Tycoon

July 2nd, 2021

1:53:23

Sadly, Disneyland or Universal Studios have yet to create a proper King's Dominion for Constant Readers. So, we dreamed one up, instead. Join the Losers as they put on their Imagifears caps, gather around the drawing …

Castle Rock Season 3, Episode 1: Act 1

June 25th, 2021

16:50

One night as the Losers were asleep in the clubhouse they share in Derry, Maine, a mysterious knock came at the door. Upon opening it, they discovered not a person, but a bundle of decaying, handwritten pages. After …

Recapping Lisey's Story: "Under the Yum-Yum Tree" and "Jim Dandy" (Patreon Clip)

June 21st, 2021

7:45

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers recapping episodes three and four of Apple TV+'s Lisey's Story -- specifically, "Under the Yum-Yum Tree" and "Jim Dandy". Want more? Head …

Lisey's Story

June 18th, 2021

3:19:36

Welcome to Boo'ya Moon, Constant Listeners. Join Losers Jenn Adams, Michael Roffman, Ana Marie Cox, and special guest Johann Trotter as they dig deep into Stephen King's 2006 novel, Lisey's Story. Together, they …

Fuck, Marry, Kill: Stephen King Edition

June 11th, 2021

1:46:58

You know the game, you know the author. Join Losers Michael Roffman, McKenzie Gerber, Dan Pfleegor, and Jenn Adams as they play a round of Fuck, Marry, Kill (FMK) in King's Dominion. Rest assured, things get lewd ... …

Strictly Hollywood: On Christine, Firestarter, and Chapelwaite News (Patreon Clip)

June 10th, 2021

6:30

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers sorting through the latest headlines to hit Hollywood King. From …

Nightmares in the Sky (Patreon Clip)

June 8th, 2021

5:29

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers gazing at the gargoyles within Stephen King's 1988 coffee table book Nightmares in the Sky. Want more? Head on over to

Recapping Lisey's Story: "Blood Hunt" and "Blood Bool"

June 4th, 2021

1:53:35

Beam me up, Scotty: The long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King's Lisey's Story has finally arrived on Apple TV+. Directed by Pablo Larrain (Jackie), the miniseries is even more of an event for Constant Readers seeing …

The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

May 28th, 2021

3:22:23

Constant Listeners, say goodbye to Blaine and make your way through the Topeka railway station. Beware, this is not the Kansas of your world and watch out for the walking dude. Head down the turnpike with Losers Randall …

Michael Jackson's Ghosts (Patreon Clip)

May 24th, 2021

9:39

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers moonwalking back to 1996 to discuss Stephen King and Michael …

The 10 Essential Stephen King Scores

May 21st, 2021

1:56:36

Michael Kamen. Tangerine Dream. John Carpenter. Thomas Newman. Wendy Carlos. All legendary composers in Hollywood history and yet they're all …

Henry Zebrowski and Holden McNeely on the Intersection of The Dark Tower and Dune

May 14th, 2021

1:06:38

For this very special crossover episode of The Losers' Club. Today, Losers Justin Gerber and Dan Caffrey welcome co-hosts Henry Zebrowski and Holden …

Addiction and Recovery In Stephen King’s Works

May 7th, 2021

1:43:34

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and The Losers' Club is hitting the stacks to weigh in on addiction and recovery as portrayed in King's Dominion. From Jack Torrance to Eddie Dean, Father Callahan to the Master of …

Glen Mazzara Journeys to The Dark Tower (Patreon Clip)

May 4th, 2021

7:55

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers speaking to producer and writer Glen Mazzara. For two epic hours, the …

So, We Watched The Dark Tower Pilot

April 30th, 2021

1:37:47

The man in black fled across the desert, and the Losers followed. In 2019, MRC and executive producer/showrunner Glen Mazzara attempted a pivot to …

Behind the Curtain of the Stephen King Rules Film Fest

April 22nd, 2021

54:23

Losers Mike Roffman and Jenn Adams are joined by the fine folks behind this weekend’s Stephen King Rules Dollar Baby Film Festival. Filmmaker James …

Chelsea Stardust on The Losers Book Club (Patreon Clip)

April 20th, 2021

6:51

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers speaking to filmmaker and producer Chelsea Stardust (Satanic Panic, Into the Dark), who weighs in on her own book club: The Losers Book …

Mick Garris' Desperation Miniseries

April 16th, 2021

2:05:19

The Losers grab some popcorn, turn on ABC, and revisit Mick Garris' 2006 miniseries adaptation of Desperation. Together, they discuss Ron Perlman’s scene-stealing performance, the defanging of God, a child actor tasked …

Needful Things Director Fraser C. Heston Returns to Castle Rock (Patreon Clip)

April 8th, 2021

10:01

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers speaking to Needful Things director Fraser C. Heston about the 1993 …

Later

April 2nd, 2021

2:51:54

Check it, there's a dead guy over there. He's talking to us. His mouth and his words don't match up entirely, but if you just listen, he's not hard …

The Ties That Bind Desperation and The Regulators

March 26th, 2021

1:23:50

The sun is setting and the Losers make one last stop to examine Stephen King's Desperation and Richard Bachman's The Regulators. Already, we've mined …

The Regulators

March 19th, 2021

2:29:23

It’s summertime in suburbia and the Losers find themselves on an idyllic street in Wentworth, Ohio. But there’s a storm on the way. And an ominous van at the corner. The neighbors seem alright, maybe a little mean, ut …

Stephen King's Greatest and Scariest Book Covers

March 12th, 2021

1:36:58

Looking for Later? The three-hour book review is currently streaming exclusively at The Barrens (Patreon). Rest assured, the review will eventually …

Strictly Hollywood: On The Running Man, The Jaunt, and Pet Sematary News (Patreon Clip)

March 2nd, 2021

7:19

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers ditching the ice and heading to the golden hills of Hollywood, baby. …

Desperation Pt. 2

February 26th, 2021

1:47:04

The Losers are still stuck in Desperation, where they're starting to realize things aren't exactly as they appear. No, you might say there's a supernatural presence in the air. Hell, even the coyotes and critters are …

Desperation Pt. 1

February 19th, 2021

1:34:32

The Losers head down Highway 50 out in Nevada and make a pit stop in a small mining town called Desperation. It's hot, it's eerie, and it's seemingly abandoned. To their surprise, though, there's a lone deputy waving …

The Stand Showrunner Benjamin Cavell on Landing Stephen King's New Coda

February 11th, 2021

1:09:43

The Losers reunite with The Stand showrunner Benjamin Cavell for their own coda to their weekly coverage. Together, they discuss the themes behind …

Recapping The Stand: "The Circle Closes"

February 11th, 2021

2:18:14

Our weekly coverage of The Stand on CBS All Access concludes! Join Losers Randall Colburn, Michael Roffman, Jenn Adams, and McKenzie Gerber as they …

Recapping The Stand: "The Stand"

February 4th, 2021

2:03:02

Our weekly coverage of The Stand on CBS All Access continues! Join Losers Randall Colburn, Michael Roffman, Jenn Adams, and Dan Caffrey as they head …

The Stand's Owen Teague on Becoming Stephen King's Most Complex Villain

January 29th, 2021

43:44

Let's see those fucking dimples, Constant Listeners. The Losers are joined by The Stand star Owen Teague, aka Harold Lauder, for a special bonus …

Recapping The Stand: "The Walk"

January 28th, 2021

1:57:21

Our weekly coverage of The Stand on CBS All Access continues! Join Losers Randall Colburn, Michael Roffman, McKenzie Gerber, and Jenn Adams as they …

Recapping The Stand: "The Vigil"

January 21st, 2021

2:08:29

Our weekly coverage of The Stand on CBS All Access continues! Join Losers Randall Colburn, Dan Caffrey, Mel Kassel, and McKenzie Gerber as they …

The Stand's Katherine McNamara on Bringing Julie Lawry to Life

January 14th, 2021

50:28

Hey baby! The Losers are joined by The Stand star Katherine McNamara, aka Julie Lawry, for a special bonus episode straight outta Sin City. The …

Recapping The Stand: "Fear and Loathing in New Vegas"

January 14th, 2021

2:27:12

Our weekly coverage of The Stand on CBS All Access continues! Join Losers Jenn Adams, Michael Roffman, Mel Kassel, and special guest Joe Lipsett (of Horror Queers) in Sin City for a wild night of gladiator bloodbaths, …

Recapping The Stand: "The House of the Dead"

January 7th, 2021

2:07:43

Our weekly coverage of The Stand on CBS All Access continues! Join Losers Michael "Monroeville Mall" Roffman, Rockin' Randall Colburn, Jenn "2: The …

The Stand Showrunner Benjamin Cavell on Adapting Stephen King's Apocalyptic Opus

January 2nd, 2021

53:34

Hey, look at that! There's one more gift under the tree: Shake off those post-holiday blues with the Losers as they're joined by The Stand showrunner …

Recapping The Stand: "Blank Pages"

December 31st, 2020

2:03:06

Our weekly coverage of The Stand on CBS All Access continues! Join Losers Michael "Monroeville Mall" Roffman, "Wolfman" McKenzie Gerber, Justin …

Recapping The Stand: "Pocket Savior"

December 24th, 2020

1:55:07

Our weekly coverage of The Stand on CBS All Access continues! Join Losers Michael Roffman, McKenzie Gerber, Jenn Adams, and Rockin' Randall Colburn …

Recapping The Stand: "The End"

December 17th, 2020

2:02:07

Our weekly coverage of The Stand on CBS All Access begins! Join Losers Michael Roffman, Justin Gerber, Jenn Adams, and Rockin' Randall Colburn as …

Disgraceland's Jake Brennan on Conspiracies, Ghosts, and Stephen King

December 15th, 2020

1:05:08

Grab a flashlight, put on a pair of gloves, and make sure you've got a sturdy stomach -- we’re talkin’ true crime. The Losers welcome Disgraceland host Jake Brennan to discuss a conspiracy in King's Dominion -- one that …

Frank Darabont's The Green Mile

December 11th, 2020

2:05:29

It's movie night at Georgia Pines and the Losers are invited. Together, they grab a seat and watch a matinee presentation of Frank Darabont's 1999 Oscar-nominated epic The Green Mile starring the one and only Thomas …

Mick Garris' The Stand Miniseries Rewatch Pt. 4

December 4th, 2020

1:40:24

Our gift to you! In anticipation of CBS All Access' The Stand, which debuts Thursday, December 17th, we decided to unlock our four-part rewatch of Mick Garris' original 1994 miniseries. If you recall, we ran the first …

Mick Garris' The Stand Miniseries Rewatch Pt. 3

December 4th, 2020

1:36:02

Our gift to you! In anticipation of CBS All Access' The Stand, which debuts Thursday, December 17th, we decided to unlock our four-part rewatch of Mick Garris' original 1994 miniseries. If you recall, we ran the first …

Mick Garris' The Stand Miniseries Rewatch Pt. 2

December 4th, 2020

1:50:48

Our gift to you! In anticipation of CBS All Access' The Stand, which debuts Thursday, December 17th, we decided to unlock our four-part rewatch of Mick Garris' original 1994 miniseries. If you recall, we ran the first …

Mick Garris' The Stand Miniseries Rewatch Pt. 1

December 4th, 2020

2:16:18

Our gift to you! In anticipation of CBS All Access' The Stand, which debuts Thursday, December 17th, we decided to unlock our four-part rewatch of Mick Garris' original 1994 miniseries. If you recall, we ran the first …

The Green Mile Pt. 2

November 27th, 2020

1:39:38

The Losers are still roaming around the halls of Georgia Pines. They've had their eggs, they've eaten their toast, and they're still listening to …

The Green Mile Pt. 1

November 20th, 2020

2:35:56

The Losers have left Maine for the balmy confines of Georgia Pines. It's here they listen to a curious old man by the name of Paul Edgecombe. There's …

IT Miniseries 30th Anniversary: The Losers' Club Reunited!

November 18th, 2020

1:43:24

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Stephen King's IT miniseries, the original cast of kids reunited for this exciting panel originally recorded for this year's Salem Horror Fest. Hosted by The Losers' Club and …

Five Filmmakers Fit for Stephen King (Patreon Clip)

November 13th, 2020

7:24

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers tasked to assign Stephen King properties to five filmmakers: David Lynch, Ari Aster, Wes Anderson, Judd Apatow, and Michael Bay. From …

Dreaming Up a Stephen King Biopic

November 6th, 2020

1:42:18

The Losers dump out another big ol' Bag of Bones right after spooky season. Together, Losers Michael Roffman, Dan Pfleegor, and McKenzie Gerber crack …

Top 10 Stephen King Stories for Halloween (Patreon Clip)

October 30th, 2020

9:24

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers celebrating the festival of Samhain by naming 10 Stephen King titles …

Greg Nicotero on Growing Up in the Land of the Dead

October 23rd, 2020

1:05:50

Legendary SFX creator, television producer, and director Greg Nicotero joins Loser Michael Roffman for a stroll in the Land of the Dead. Together, …

The Science of Stephen King

October 23rd, 2020

42:22

Ever put down your Stephen King book and wonder how much of it could actually happen? So did authors Meg Hafdahl and Kelly Florence. In fact, the two …

The Crate: Creepshow (Patreon Clip)

October 16th, 2020

5:53

Here's a preview of our latest installment of The Crate, a Patreon-only segment of The Losers' Club that offers a monthly deep-dive into random horror rentals. This time around, the Losers revisit a title that's not so …

Breaking Down The Stand Miniseries Comic-Con Trailer

October 9th, 2020

1:10:04

The Losers are back in Boulder, Colorado, this time to discuss the New York Comic-Con trailer for Josh Boone's The Stand miniseries for CBS All …

Danse Macabre: The Haunting of Hill House

October 9th, 2020

2:08:08

Danse Macabre is a new feature of the series that finds the Losers journeying through all the books that influenced Stephen King. The first episode dials back to 1959 for Shirley Jackson's iconic Gothic horror novel,

Lobstrosities: Pet Sematary 2 (Patreon Clip)

October 3rd, 2020

10:22

Here's a preview of our latest installment of Lobstrosities, a Patreon-only segment of The Losers' Club that journeys into the barren wastelands of Stephen King movies and sequels. This time around, the Losers revisit …

Rose Madder

September 25th, 2020

3:07:08

The spine cracks, the pages unfold, and the Losers are suddenly inside a world where paintings breathe and horned monsters bite down to the bone. At …

Celebrating Stephen King's Artwork and Book Covers (Patreon Clip)

September 18th, 2020

15:05

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers discussing the iconic artwork that has helped mythologize King's …

Casting 1987’s It Movie That Never Was

September 11th, 2020

2:21:13

The Losers dump out another big ol' Bag of Bones right as summer turns to fall. Together, Losers Michael Roffman, Dan Caffrey, Jenn Adams, and …

In the Court of the Crimson King (Patreon Clip)

September 4th, 2020

5:56

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers discussing the origins of the Crimson King and whether or not he's an effective villain. Want more? Head on over to

Breaking Down The Stand Miniseries Teaser Trailer

August 31st, 2020

1:08:35

The Losers return to Boulder, Colorado to discuss the first teaser trailer for Josh Boone's The Stand miniseries for CBS All Access. Join Michael …

Insomnia

August 28th, 2020

2:54:04

The Losers return to Derry, Maine for some much-needed R&R. Maybe it's the pillow, or the weather, or straight-up allergies, but they just can't seem to get any shut-eye. Even worse, they're having these bizarre …

Stephen King Theme Park Tycoon (Patreon Clip)

August 21st, 2020

8:10

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers building the ultimate Stephen King theme park. Want more? Head on …

Nightmares and Dreamscapes Adaptations

August 14th, 2020

1:38:39

The Losers are finally closing the book on Stephen King's Nightmares and Dreamscapes after two long months of coverage. To clean up shop, they're revisiting the remaining adaptations to discuss, specifically 2009’s

Lobstrosities: The Rage: Carrie 2 (Patreon Clip)

August 8th, 2020

4:31

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode, a Lobstrosities that finds the Losers revisiting 1999's The Rage: Carrie 2. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/thebarrens and become a Patron for more …

Kingfluencer Ad Hoc Committee: Why We Cover Stephen King

July 31st, 2020

1:50:03

In light of Comic-Con@Home, the Losers host their own panel with a very special episode featuring one very special ka-tet. Ahead you'll hear from voices all across Mid-World, who have all dedicated their lives to serve …

Stephen King's Top 10 Short Stories (Patreon Clip)

July 24th, 2020

6:29

Here's a preview of our all-new Patreon exclusive episode that finds the Losers discussing the top 10 short stories between Stephen King's Night Shift, Skeleton Crew, and Nightmares and Dreamscapes. Want more? Head on …

Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Pt. 2

July 17th, 2020

2:12:27

There are 24 short stories within Stephen King's Nightmares and Dreamscapes -- and they're a polarizing bunch as you've already heard. In the second …

The Best/Worst Stephen King Characters (Patreon Clip)

July 10th, 2020

7:51

Here's a preview of our all-new Sweet Treat Patreon bonus episode that finds the Losers discussing the best and worst characters in King's Dominion -- at least in their opinion. Want more? Head on over to

Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Pt. 1

July 3rd, 2020

2:16:57

There are 24 short stories within Stephen King's Nightmares and Dreamscapes -- and not all of them are great. In the first of two episodes dedicated …

Stephen King's I, Jason (Patreon Clip)

June 26th, 2020

4:35

Here's a preview of our all-new Sweet Treat Patreon bonus episode that finds us Losers teaming up with our fellow Halloweenies to imagine what Stephen King's I, Jason might look like on paper. Want more? Head on over to

How Many Books Does Stephen King Have Left?

June 19th, 2020

1:50:17

The Losers finally dump out the big ol' Bag of Bones that's been gathering dust in the corner. Together, Michael Roffman, Randall Colburn, McKenzie …

Fuck Marry Kill: Stephen King Edition (Patreon Clip)

June 12th, 2020

8:32

Here's a preview of our all-new Sweet Treat Patreon bonus episode that finds us Losers playing a wild and lewd game of Fuck Marry Kill in King's Dominion. Want more? Head on over to www.patreon.com/thebarrens and become …

Taylor Hackford's Dolores Claiborne

June 5th, 2020

2:00:44

"It's a depressingly masculine world we live in, Dolores."The Losers are still sequestered away on Little Tall Island in Maine, only this time …

Dolores Claiborne

May 22nd, 2020

2:56:49

The Losers escape the chaos of the world and shack up in an old summer home on Little Tall Island. Of course, this being King's Dominion, things …

If It Bleeds Pt. 2

May 15th, 2020

1:40:18

The Losers head to Finders Keepers to meet Holly Gibney. There's a problem with the elevator, though, and the stairwell is blocked. Locked inside, …

The Stand Miniseries Rewatch Pt. 4 (Patreon Clip)

May 11th, 2020

6:14

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If It Bleeds Pt. 1

May 8th, 2020

1:43:52

“When an old man dies, a library burns.” It's lonely out here in the Harrigan estate. The sun's dwindling through the windows, the African lilacs are …

Golden Years Pt. 2

May 1st, 2020

1:53:41

The Shop... Shit... We're still in The Shop...


Every time, we think we're gonna wake up back in reality. When we were on the road, it was even worse. We'd wake up and there'd be Crews. Waiting. When we were here, I …

The Stand Miniseries Rewatch Pt. 3 (Patreon Clip)

April 24th, 2020

4:06

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Golden Years Pt. 1

April 17th, 2020

1:34:04

The Losers are back on the run from The Shop as they slum it with Harlan Williams in Stephen King's Golden Years. Together, they discuss the show's …

The Stand Miniseries Rewatch Pt. 2 (Patreon Clip)

April 10th, 2020

5:10

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The Stand Miniseries Rewatch Pt. 1

April 3rd, 2020

2:16:21

Times are weird. There's a virus going around. People are staying inside. Answers are sparse. Sound familiar? For weeks now, Stephen King's The Stand has been on the mind, so what better time than now to revisit the …

Gerald's Game Movie Revisited

March 27th, 2020

2:00:45

The Losers take off the cuffs and kick back on the cabin couch to revisit Mike Flanagan's Gerald's Game. Together, they discuss what makes the source material so complicated for the screen, Bruce Greenwood's …

Gerald's Game

March 20th, 2020

1:40:07

The Losers head upstate to a remote cabin to have a little R&R. Things don't go as planned, though. There isn't a Necronomicon involved or …

HBO's The Outsider: Season 1 Final Thoughts

March 13th, 2020

1:18:08

The Losers head into the caves to find El Cuco. As they collect rocks and stones, they offer their final thoughts on the first season of HBO's The …

Stephen King's Sleepwalkers

March 6th, 2020

1:47:16

The Losers evade the shapeshifting, bipedal werecats roaming around Stephen King's batshit crazy Sleepwalkers. Together, they discuss Mick Garris' direction, the insanity of King's screenplay, and the incest-fueled …

Is the Coronavirus Captain Trips?

February 28th, 2020

1:27:46

The Losers head to the CDC to evade the Coronavirus. While waiting they debate if it's the return of Captain Trips and unpack a Bag of Bones. Topics include: Cocaine King re-imaginings, potential Florida monsters for …

Fraser C. Heston's Needful Things

February 21st, 2020

1:50:36

Before the Losers leave Castle Rock for good, they head over to the local theatre to catch Fraser C. Heston's 1993 adaptation of Needful Things. …

Needful Things Pt. 2

February 14th, 2020

2:07:41

Things are getting a little heated in Castle Rock. Leland Gaunt's having a fire sale over at Needful Things, and the town is losing their minds. …

Needful Things Pt. 1

February 7th, 2020

3:06:24

There's a new shop in Castle Rock and the Losers are the first to check it out. It's a strange little store named Needful Things, and the shopkeeper …

A Guide to Stephen King in 2020

January 31st, 2020

1:43:32

The Losers look ahead into the coming months and see where Stephen King will pop up in 2020. There's The Stand on CBS All Access, Lisey's Story on …

HBO's The Outsider Review + Castle Rock: Season Two Final Thoughts

January 24th, 2020

1:33:59

The Losers return to the Barrens following a lengthy holiday hiatus -- and they've brought a guest. Jenn Adams of The Horror Virgin has tagged along …

Doctor Sleep

November 22nd, 2019

2:56:28

The Losers find a door in the back of the cineplex leading to 2013. Join them as they head to Frazier, New Hampshire to review Stephen King's novel Doctor Sleep. Together, they weigh in on the True Knot, dirty dozens of …

Doctor Sleep Movie Review with The Newton Brothers

November 8th, 2019

2:45:06

The Losers return to The Overlook Hotel to review Mike Flanagan's Doctor Sleep. Together, they discuss how the film bridges together both Stephen King's The Shining and Stanley Kubrick's 1980 adaptation, praise Rebecca …

Castle Rock: Season Two Review

October 25th, 2019

1:19:05

The Losers return to review the second season of Hulu's Castle Rock. Together, they try to reason with the inclusion of Misery's Annie Wilkes and …

The Dark Tower III: The Wastelands

October 18th, 2019

1:58:07

The Losers board a train back to Mid-World as they continue their epic quest with Stephen King’s 1991 sequel, The Dark Tower III: The Wastelands


Checking Into The Institute

October 11th, 2019

1:06:03

The Losers share some Needful Tweets, visit Hollywood King, and check into The Institute for a capsule review. Topics include: Constant Reader Patton …

In the Tall Grass Movie Review

October 4th, 2019

1:09:42

The Losers pull off to the side of the road while journeying through Kansas to review Vincenzo Natali's In the Tall Grass. Together, they discuss the …

Shudder's Creepshow Review

September 26th, 2019

1:13:23

The Losers hole up inside Horlicks University to review Shudder's new revival of Creepshow. Together, they discuss the series premiere -- more …

Andy Muschietti and Benjamin Wallfisch on It: Chapter Two

September 13th, 2019

1:06:36

In our final episode of coverage for It: Chapter Two, the Losers take one more trip into the sewers for two exclusive interviews. First, they speak with composer Benjamin Wallfisch, who weighs in on his two epic scores. …

It: Chapter Two Movie Review with Anthony Breznican

September 6th, 2019

2:21:24

The Losers give their full review of It: Chapter Two. They're joined once again by Vanity Fair writer Anthony Breznican, who not only shares his two …

Bag of Bones: It: Chapter Two Edition

August 30th, 2019

41:50

The Losers return from an exclusive screening of It: Chapter Two and dump out another Bag of Bones. Rest assured, they try to keep the lid on the …

Whoa, It: Chapter Two Is Gonna Be Really Long

August 2nd, 2019

1:57:43

Brace yourselves, Constant Listeners. It: Chapter Two is going to be nearly three hours long. That's about as crazy as this episode which finds the Losers unpacking a hefty Bag of Bones. Conversations range from Stephen …

Behind the Scenes of It: Chapter Two with Anthony Breznican

July 25th, 2019

1:48:20

The Losers welcome journalist and novelist Anthony Breznican to the Barrens, where they discuss the latest trailer for It: Chapter Two. To their surprise, he offers some juicy behind-the-scenes details from his past …

The Sun Dog

July 19th, 2019

1:58:59

As they wait for their film to develop, the Losers discuss The Sun Dog, the fourth and final novella from Stephen King's 1990 collection, Four Past …

The Library Policeman

July 12th, 2019

1:39:23

The Losers return their books to The Library Policeman, the third novella from Stephen King's 1990 collection, Four Past Midnight


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Stranger Things 3 Review

July 8th, 2019

1:29:16

The Losers search for King's Dominion within Hawkins, Indiana as they review Stranger Things 3


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Johnny Depp's Secret Window

June 28th, 2019

1:08:04

The Losers answer the door to find a disheveled Johnny Depp in 2004's middling Secret Window


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Mick Garris on Nightmare Cinema and Interviewing Stephen King

June 21st, 2019

24:04

The great Mick Garris reunites with the Losers for a special mini-episode to discuss his new horror anthology film, Nightmare Cinema. He also …

Secret Window, Secret Garden

June 21st, 2019

2:02:47

The Losers shack up in a cabin on Tashmore Lake to discuss Secret Window, Secret Garden, the second novella from Stephen King's 1990 collection, Four …

The Last Podcast on the Left's Henry Zebrowski on Stephen King

June 20th, 2019

47:48

Henry Zebrowski of The Last Podcast on the Left joins the Losers today in a very special episode. Together, they dive into a frenzied discussion about Stephen King's family, the majesty of The Dark Tower, the power of

Breaking Down the Doctor Sleep Trailer

June 14th, 2019

43:37

The Losers return to The Overlook Hotel to discuss the first trailer for Mike Flanagan's Doctor Sleep. Topics range from Stephen King's thoughts on the film being a direct sequel to Stanley Kubrick's The Shining to all …

The Langoliers Miniseries

June 14th, 2019

55:30

The Losers suffer through their in-flight entertainment: ABC's 1995 miniseries adaptation of The Langoliers


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The Langoliers

June 7th, 2019

1:58:48

The Losers catch a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston and discuss The Langoliers, the first novella from Stephen King's 1990 collection, Four …

Bag of Bones: The Stephen King-John Lennon Conspiracy

June 1st, 2019

1:08:39

The Losers unpack another big ol' Bag of Bones to answer all of the hard-pressing questions from their Constant Listeners. Topics this time include: …

AMC's NOS4A2 Review

May 31st, 2019

1:37:16

The Losers review AMC's highly anticipated TV adaptation of Joe Hill's NOS4A2 ahead of its Sunday night premiere. Prior to that, however, they share …

The Kingies: The Best of ’80s Stephen King

May 24th, 2019

1:42:57

You are cordially invited to another unforgettable night of The Kingies! With the '80s now behind them, the Losers must choose the best and worst of Stephen King's output throughout his most decadent decade. However, …

George A. Romero's The Dark Half

May 17th, 2019

1:34:23

The Losers return from the videostore with a worn-out copy of George A. Romero's 1993 adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Half.


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Breaking Down the It: Chapter Two Teaser Trailer

May 10th, 2019

1:13:42

The Losers offer a complete and exhaustive breakdown of the much-hyped teaser trailer for It: Chapter Two. Some are stray observations, some are …

Christopher Young on Scoring The Dark Half and Pet Sematary

April 26th, 2019

50:12

Legendary composer Christopher Young talks with Losers' Club co-host Michael Roffman about scoring this year's Pet Sematary and the lessons he learned from working with George A. Romero on The Dark Half and Clive Barker …

The Dark Half

April 19th, 2019

1:48:40

The Losers head back to Castle Rock, Maine to meet Sheriff Alan Pangborn and try to solve the grisly murders within Stephen King's chilling 1989 …

What Stephen King Books Should Be Adapted Next?

April 12th, 2019

1:39:23

The Losers return from Pet Sematary and debate what Stephen King story or book deserves an adaptation next. Before that, however, they sort through …

Pet Sematary (2019) Movie Review with Directors Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch

April 5th, 2019

2:08:53

The Losers' Club discusses Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch's Pet Sematary and talk to the two filmmakers themselves. 


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Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes on Jamming with Stephen King

March 29th, 2019

49:41

The Losers talk to authors Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes about their history with Stephen King (which includes a little rock 'n' rolling), the …

Amy Seimetz on Pet Sematary and Digging Up Her Own Rachel Creed

March 22nd, 2019

30:53

The Losers' Club talks to actress, writer, producer, director, and editor Amy Seimetz, who stars as Rachel Creed in Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch's Pet Sematary. Together, they discuss childhood superstitions, growing …

Joe Bob Briggs on Why Stephen King Will Never Die

March 15th, 2019

58:49

The one and only Joe Bob Briggs joins the Losers in Austin, Texas during South by Southwest. Together, they discuss his big return to Shudder, the …

The Losers Head to Austin!

March 8th, 2019

30:56

In this small and brief episode, Losers Michael Roffman and Randall Colburn join fellow Loser Dan Caffrey down in Austin, Texas for this year's South …

The Tommyknockers Miniseries

February 22nd, 2019

1:11:09

The Losers gather around the television to revisit ABC's 1993 miniseries adaptation of The Tommyknockers


Chapters include: First Introductions, Derry Public Library (6:20), Heroes and Villains (16:00), Nightmares and …

The Tommyknockers

February 15th, 2019

3:13:20

The Losers head into the woods of Haven to chase the balmy (misleading?) glow of Stephen King's 1987 sci-fi novel The Tommyknockers


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Stephen King's Greatest Couples

February 8th, 2019

1:56:23

The Losers celebrate Valentine's Day with Jack, Wendy, and Christine. They also share some Needful Tweets and visit Hollywood King, where they …

Stephen King's Most Torturous Injuries

January 25th, 2019

1:10:32

The Losers revisit the broken bones, nasty wounds, and uncompromising fates within King's Dominion. Prior to that, however, they'll share some …

Rob Reiner's Misery

January 18th, 2019

2:24:06

The Losers head to the Wilkes residence for a viewing of Rob Reiner's 1990 adaptation of Misery. Together, they discuss Kathy Bates' Oscar-winning …

Misery

January 11th, 2019

3:18:54

The Losers hobble through Stephen King’s icy 1987 novel, Misery. Together, they wrestle with the psychology of Annie Wilkes, debate King's …

Happy Kingmas 2018 and 100 Episodes

December 22nd, 2018

2:43:49

The Losers celebrate 100 episodes with their second annual Kingmas. So, grab some candy canes, pour out some egg nog, and join them as they dive into …

The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three

December 7th, 2018

2:17:36

The Losers return to Mid-World as they continue their epic quest with Stephen King’s 1987 sequel, The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three


Chapters include: Introductions/History/Synopsis, The Hook (15:00), …

Collecting King with Jason Pellegrini

November 30th, 2018

1:27:23

The Losers turn the spotlight back on the world of collectors in King's Dominion. Keeping the series alive, Michael Roffman chats with Jason …

Happy Kingsgiving with Elevation

November 22nd, 2018

2:01:21

The Losers share some Needful Tweets, visit Hollywood King, share their thoughts on King's new "novel" Elevation, and celebrate another Kingsgiving. …

Tommy Lee Wallace on Making 1990's IT Miniseries

November 16th, 2018

1:28:53

Good ol' Michael "Trashmouth" Roffman rings up director Tommy Lee Wallace to talk about his 1990 miniseries adaptation for Stephen King's It. …

Stephen King's IT Miniseries

November 9th, 2018

3:09:42

The Losers head to the living room and revisit Tommy Lee Wallace's iconic 1990 miniseries adaptation of It. Together, they debate which Loser was a winner, the timeless horror of Tim Curry, and the severe lack of …

IT - Part 5: The Ritual of Chüd and Derry: The Last Interlude

November 2nd, 2018

3:07:37

The Losers hop on the turtle for the sixth episode revolving around Stephen King's 1986 epic. Together, they close the book for good by wading …

IT - Part 4: July of 1958 and The Fourth Interlude

October 26th, 2018

2:57:51

The Losers pick up some sharp rocks and test their aim for the fifth episode revolving around Stephen King's 1986 epic. Together, they explore smoke …

IT - Part 3: Grownups and The Third Interlude

October 19th, 2018

2:25:09

The Losers grab their Wayfarers and head back to the '80s for the fourth episode revolving around Stephen King's 1986 epic. Together, they get some …

IT - Part 2: June of 1958 and The Second Interlude

October 12th, 2018

3:36:35

The Losers wax nostalgic and head to the '50s in the third episode revolving around Stephen King's 1986 epic. Together, they bypass the bullies and …

IT - Part 1: The Shadow Before and The First Interlude

October 5th, 2018

2:17:06

The Losers head into the Barrens of Stephen King's 1986 epic in this exhaustive second episode, which dissects both Part 1: The Shadow Before and Mike Hanlon's Derry: The First Interlude. There are heroes, there are …

IT - Part 0: The History, Hook, and Structure

September 28th, 2018

1:36:00

The Losers crack open Stephen King's 1986 epic: For the first of many episodes to come, they wrestle with the story's history, themes, and structure, but also try to figure out why King wanted to quit horror upon …

Searching for Stephen King in Pop Culture

September 21st, 2018

1:40:04

The Losers share some Needful Tweets, visit Hollywood King, and empty a big ol' Bag of Bones. Topics include: Memorable Stephen King connections in …

Recapping Castle Rock: "Romans"

September 12th, 2018

2:33:48

Our weekly coverage of Hulu's Castle Rock wraps up as Losers Mckenzie Gerber, Michael Roffman, and Randall Colburn close out the first season with …

Recapping Castle Rock: "Henry Deaver"

September 5th, 2018

1:39:55

Our weekly coverage of Hulu's Castle Rock continues as Losers Mckenzie Gerber, Michael Roffman, and Justin Gerber find a thinny and cross into the …

Recapping Castle Rock: "Past Perfect"

August 29th, 2018

1:48:14

Our weekly coverage of Hulu's Castle Rock continues as Losers Michael Roffman and Randall Colburn check into Maine's creepiest bed and breakfast to …

Showrunners Dustin Thomason and Sam Shaw on Castle Rock

August 22nd, 2018

1:59:41

Our weekly coverage of Hulu's Castle Rock continues as Losers Michael Roffman and Randall Colburn sit down with showrunners Dustin Thomason and Sam …

Recapping Castle Rock: "The Queen"

August 22nd, 2018

1:42:38

Our weekly coverage of Hulu's Castle Rock continues as Losers McKenzie Gerber, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman step into the mind of Ruth Deaver …

Recapping Castle Rock: "Filter"

August 15th, 2018

1:19:05

Our weekly coverage of Hulu's Castle Rock continues as Losers McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, and Michael Roffman drop what they're doing and head into …

Recapping Castle Rock: "Harvest"

August 8th, 2018

1:39:49

Our weekly coverage of Hulu's Castle Rock continues as Losers Randall Colburn, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman eat some animal crackers and walk …

Recapping Castle Rock: "The Box"

August 1st, 2018

1:43:54

Our weekly coverage of Hulu's Castle Rock continues as Losers Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman take a shovel and dig deep into episode …

Greetings from Castle Rock (Live from Chicago's Music Box Theatre)

July 30th, 2018

52:32

In this special bonus episode, the Losers' Club hits the stage with Pet Symmetry's Evan Weiss and Survivor Type director Billy Hanson to talk about small towns, creepy urban legends, favorite Stephen King adaptations, …

Recapping Castle Rock: "Severance", "Habeas Corpus", and "Local Color"

July 26th, 2018

2:12:20

Constant Listeners, we've finally arrived at Castle Rock -- Hulu's Castle Rock, that is -- where there's been a mysterious discovery deep within the …

Stephen King's Taking Over TV

July 20th, 2018

2:05:06

The Losers share some Needful Tweets, visit Hollywood King, and empty a big ol' Bag of Bones. Topics include: Josh Boone's The Stand, Greg Nicotero's

Collecting King with Cameron Skip

July 7th, 2018

1:09:02

The Losers turn the spotlight back on the world of collectors in King's Dominion. Keeping the series alive, Michael Roffman chats with Cameron Skip, …

Skeleton Crew Pt. 2

June 23rd, 2018

3:21:07

The Losers rank every short story in Stephen King's 1985 collection Skeleton Crew, ending with the top 10. 


Chapters include: Intro/History, Morning …

Skeleton Crew Pt. 1

June 15th, 2018

2:05:09

The Losers rank every tale in Stephen King's 1985 short story collection, starting with the bottom nine. 


Chapters include: Intro/History, Cain Rose …

The Mist

June 8th, 2018

2:45:57

The Losers hole up in their local grocery store to evade Stephen King's 1985 novella, The Mist


Chapters include: Intro/History The Hook (22:00), …

An Insider's Look on The Outsider

May 25th, 2018

1:43:06

This week's episode is special. Not only do the Losers review a new Stephen King novel (The Outsider), but they also share some Needful Tweets, roll …

Thinner with Director Tom Holland

May 18th, 2018

1:59:43

The Losers close the book on Richard Bachman's 1984 thriller Thinner by revisiting its 1996 adaptation with director Tom Holland. The mastermind …

Thinner

May 11th, 2018

2:42:24

The Losers finally found a diet that works for them: Richard Bachman's 1984 thriller, Thinner


Chapters include: Intro/History, The Hook (28:00), Structure and Format (49:25), Heroes and Villains (102:15), Misery …

Collecting King with Johann Trotter

April 27th, 2018

1:04:58

The Losers turn the spotlight on the world of collectors in King's Dominion. To tip off the new and exciting series, Michael Roffman chats with …

The Talisman

April 13th, 2018

3:38:06

The Losers journey through the American heartland and the Territories within Stephen King and Peter Straub's 1984 fantasy novel, The Talisman


Chapters include: Intro/History, The Hook (21:30), Structure and Format …

The Pagemaster

April 1st, 2018

1:04:34

The Losers stumble upon a wild backstory involving Stephen King and a certain 1994 animated movie starring Macaulay Culkin that changes the Master of …

The Eyes of the Dragon

March 16th, 2018

2:00:52

The Losers step into the Kingdom of Delain and come face to face with Stephen King's 1984 fantasy novel, The Eyes of the Dragon


Chapters include: Intro, History (15:45), The Hook (12:30), Structure and Format (23:30), …

Pet Sematary 1 and 2 with Director Mary Lambert

March 2nd, 2018

2:48:13

The Losers close the gates on Stephen King's 1983 novel, Pet Sematary


Chapters include: Intro, Pet Sematary 1 and 2 Square-Off (3:45), Unearthed and …

Pet Sematary Pt. 2

February 23rd, 2018

1:42:13

The Losers keep digging into Stephen King's 1983 novel, Pet Sematary.  


Chapters include: Intro, The Sematary (2:00), Word Processor of the God (47:45), Poundcake (102:30), King's Dominion (1:16:00), Final Thoughts …

Pet Sematary Pt. 1

February 16th, 2018

2:46:53

The Losers grab their shovels and head into Stephen King’s 1983 novel, Pet Sematary


Chapters include: Intro, History (15:45), The Hook (40:40), Structure and Format (57:00), Heroes and Villains (1:19:15), Outro …

Cycle of the Werewolf

February 2nd, 2018

2:41:36

Things get hairy for the Losers as they head to Tarker’s Mills and tear through Stephen King’s 1983 short horror novel, Cycle of the Werewolf


Christine

January 19th, 2018

3:16:36

The Losers hit the gas on Stephen King’s 1983 novel, Christine


Chapters include: Intro, History (12:30), The Hook (26:00), Structure and Format (38:30), Heroes and Villains (1:02:15), The Sematary (1:57:20), Word …

Different Seasons Pt. 4: The Breathing Method

December 29th, 2017

1:40:50

The Losers reach the end of Stephen King’s 1982 collection, Different Seasons, with The Breathing Method


Chapters include: Intro, The Hook (2:45), …

Jerry O’Connell and Wil Wheaton on Stand by Me, Stephen King, and Nostalgia

December 18th, 2017

2:14:49

The Losers talk to Stand by Me co-stars Jerry O’Connell and Wil Wheaton. 


Chapters include: Intro, Interview with Jerry O’Connell (2:23), Interview with Wil Wheaton (51:23:12), and Outro (2:12:14). 


 

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Different Seasons Pt. 3: The Body

December 15th, 2017

3:22:39

The Losers go looking for a dead body as they hit the third novella in Stephen King’s 1982 collection, Different Seasons.


Chapters include: Intro, The …

Different Seasons Pt. 2: Apt Pupil

December 1st, 2017

2:34:32

The Losers stumble upon a former Nazi as they keep flipping through Stephen King’s 1982 novellas collection, Different Seasons


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Different Seasons Pt. 1: Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption

November 17th, 2017

2:08:50

The Losers get locked up in Shawshank as they journey through Stephen King’s 1982 novellas collection, Different Seasons


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The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger

November 3rd, 2017

3:13:56

The Losers head to Mid-World as they begin their epic quest with Stephen King’s 1982 novel, The Gunslinger


Chapters include: Introductions and History, The Hook (18:00), Structure and Format (25:00), Heroes and …

Creepshow 1 and 2 with The New Flesh Podcast

October 27th, 2017

2:18:55

The Losers team up with The New Flesh Podcast to sort through the good, the bad, and the creepy of Creepshow and Creepshow 2


Chapters include: Intro, The Venus Flytrap (10:25), Old Chief Wood’nhead (21:25), Father’s …

Thomas Jane on Dreamcatcher, The Mist, 1922, and Stephen King

October 23rd, 2017

1:17:06

The Losers talk to the one and only Thomas Jane. 


Chapters include: Intro, Echo Park (2:40), Paul Westerberg (5:55), Dreamcatcher (10:00), Absinthe …

1922 Movie Review with Director Zak Hilditch

October 20th, 2017

2:22:37

The Losers sort through some Needful Tweets, head to Hollywood King, review Zak Hilditch’s 1922, and talk to the filmmaker himself. 


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Gerald’s Game Movie Review with Director Mike Flanagan

October 6th, 2017

2:23:58

The Losers pay homage to Tom Petty, head to Hollywood King, discuss Stephen and Owen King’s Sleeping Beauties, review Mike Flanagan’s Gerald’s Game, …

The Running Man

September 29th, 2017

2:22:40

The Losers -- Randall Colburn, Allison Shoemaker, McKenzie Gerber, and Justin Gerber -- head straight into the dystopian world of Richard Bachman’s …

Cujo

September 15th, 2017

3:32:59

The Losers run out of gas outside Castle Rock as they discuss Stephen King’s Cujo.


Chapters include: Intro, The Hook/Structure and Format (8:00), Zeroes and Villains (1:03:50), The Sematary (2:10:00), Word Processor of …

It (2017) Movie Review with Director/Producer Andy and Barbara Muschietti

September 7th, 2017

2:26:09

The Losers discuss Andy Muschietti’s film adaptation of It and talk to the filmmaker and producer. 


Chapters include: Intro, Spoiler-Free Review (3:30), Spoilerific Review (1:00:30), Interview with Andy and Barbara …

Danse Macabre

August 25th, 2017

2:56:34

Losers Randall Colburn, Justin Gerber, McKenzie Gerber, and Mel Kassel take a dance of death with Stephen King’s Danse Macabre. In addition to takes …

Roadwork

August 6th, 2017

2:04:15

The Losers -- Justin Gerber, Allison Shoemaker, McKenzie Gerber, and Melanie Kassel -- discuss Richard Bachman’s 1981 energy crisis novel, Roadwork


Chapters include: Intro, The Hook/Structure and Format (10:00), Zeroes …

The Dark Tower Movie Review

August 4th, 2017

1:57:24

The Losers discuss Nikolaj Arcel’s film adaptation of The Dark Tower.


Chapters include: Intro, Background (3:10), Heroes and Villains (32:50), The …

Firestarter

July 28th, 2017

2:51:47

Losers Randall Colburn, Dan Caffrey, McKenzie Gerber, and new member to the Club Melanie Kassel discuss Stephen King’s Firestarter


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The People’s Kingies: The Best of the '70s

July 21st, 2017

1:11:23

Welcome to the first People's Kingies in which you, the Constant Listener, choose the best in King's Dominion. Before all that, the Losers pay …

The Kingies: The Best and Worst of ’70s Stephen King

July 14th, 2017

1:58:20

You are cordially invited to our inaugural awards ceremony: The Kingies! As we close the book on Stephen King's 1970s output, the Losers choose the best (and worst!) from a litany of categories. Who's our favorite hero …

The Dead Zone

June 30th, 2017

3:33:39

The Losers head to Castle Rock and discuss Stephen King’s The Dead Zone.


Chapters include: Intro, The Hook (17:00), Structure and Format (31:00), Zeroes and Villains (45:00), The Sematary (2:00:00), Word Processor of the …

Spike's The Mist Review

June 23rd, 2017

1:36:50

The Losers -- Randall Colburn, Justin Gerber, and Editor-In-Chief Michael Roffman -- review Spike’s The Mist, offer some Needful Tweets, head to …

The Long Walk

June 16th, 2017

2:52:34

The Losers takes a deadly stroll through Richard Bachman's 1979 dystopian survival tale, The Long Walk.


Chapters include: Intro, The Hook (4:00), …

The Stand Miniseries with Director Mick Garris and Composer W.G. Snuffy Walden

June 2nd, 2017

3:28:11

The Losers discuss the 1994 TV miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand and talk to director Mick Garris and composer W.G. Snuffy Walden. 


Chapters include: Intro, Cast and Characters (6:00), The Sematary …

The Stand - Book III: The Stand

May 19th, 2017

2:59:44

The Losers reach the end of Stephen King’s The Stand


Chapters include: Remastered Intro, Losers Intro (4:15), The Hook (05:55), Structure and Format (55:00), Heroes and Villains (1:11:00), The Sematary (2:13:45), …

The Stand - Book II: On the Border

May 5th, 2017

3:20:27

The Losers continue walking through Stephen King’s The Stand as they look into the second book: "On the Border". 


Chapters include: Remastered Intro, Losers Intro (4:15), The Hook (8:55), Structure & Format (23:24), …

The Stand - Book I: Captain Trips

April 21st, 2017

3:35:10

The Losers start walking through Stephen King’s The Stand with the novel's first of three books: "Captain Trips". 


Chapters include: Remastered Intro, Losers Intro (04:05), History (17:56), The Hook (31:00), Structure …

Night Shift Pt. 3

April 7th, 2017

2:53:25

The Losers discuss the good, the bad, and the (mostly) ugly film and TV adaptations of Stephen King’s first short story collection, 1978’s Night Shift

Night Shift Pt. 2

March 24th, 2017

2:29:33

The Losers continue their journey through Stephen King’s Night Shift in the second installment of this three-part series. 


Chapters include: Intro, …

Night Shift Pt. 1

March 10th, 2017

2:27:11

The Losers dust off Stephen King’s Night Shift in the first installment of this three-episode series. 


Chapters include: Intro, Needful Tweets …

Rage

February 24th, 2017

2:03:50

The Losers crack open The Bachman Books for the first time for 1977's Rage.


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The Shining

February 10th, 2017

3:25:39

The Losers head to The Overlook Hotel to dissect Stephen King’s 1977 ghost story, The Shining.


Chapters include: Remastered Intro (00:31), The Losers …

‘Salem’s Lot

January 27th, 2017

2:43:37

The Losers head to Jerusalem’s Lot to dissect Stephen King’s 1975 vampiric masterpiece, 'Salem's Lot


Chapters include: New Intro (00:31), Salem's …

Carrie

January 13th, 2017

2:16:01

For the inaugural episode, the Losers go back to the very beginning with Stephen King’s 1974 debut novel, Carrie


Chapters include: New Introduction, Meet the Losers (4:18), History/Hook (18:30), Structure and Format …

Welcome to The Losers' Club!

January 2nd, 2017

1:59

Whether you're a Constant Listener or new to our ka-tet, you're probably wondering what happened to all the episodes. 

 

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