Maya's friend Kris hates scary stories, so Maya attempts to recommend a non-scary Stephen King book. This does not go as smucking planned.
Maya and her friend Joe discuss the Stephen King short story collection Night Shift, which includes such gems as The Lawnmower Man and The Mangler. Joe tries to wrap his head around how Stephen King was writing connections into his stories before he wrote any of his books, and Maya spreads some Stephen King propaganda, and makes up some lies about Owen King's childhood. Also, lots of rats. 🐭
Maya discusses the underwhelming Netflix movie 1922 with Erik, Will, and her mom. Will tries really hard to make #langoliers happen.
Maya discusses the new Netflix film Gerald's Game with acclaimed movie critic The Wolfman, who ignites a feud with director Mike Flanagan and obsesses over the Spooky Buddies Cinematic Universe.
Maya's husband Erik, a world famous podcaster, joins the show to talk about all the phallic imagery only he saw in the hit new horror movie, Stephen King's IT. Chapter one. The loser's club.
The Green Mile
In the thrilling introduction to DERRY CONNECTION: A STEPHEN KING PODCAST, Maya forces her coworkers to talk about whether Stephen King's The Green Mile made them cry or not. (Of course it did.)