Josh Board's Blog Posts Tagged 'Stephen King' (4)

Another Celebrity Car -- The James Dean Edition

I remember 10 years ago going into the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, and looking at the various things on their walls. I was shocked to see they had part of the plane that killed R&B legend Otis Redding. It seemed in bad taste; although, if somebody gave me part of the plane, I…

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Added by Josh Board on October 2, 2015 at 11:57pm — 6 Comments

Book Signings -- J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, and their fake names!

Right now on eBay, there’s an autographed Stephen King book going for $1,295. What makes it interesting is it’s one of the books King wrote under the pseudonym “Richard Bachman.” He did that because of the debate about whether it’s all luck, or you have to really be a good writer to make it, etc. He picked the name based partly on a character from another author he liked, and the last name Bachman because he was listening to Bachman-Turner Overdrive at the time (King has always been a…

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Added by Josh Board on July 18, 2013 at 12:12am — 6 Comments

The TommyRokers -- What Al Roker and Stephen King have in common

Everyone from late night talk shows to folks around the water cooler, are talking about the Al Roker interview on Dateline. He was talking about his surgery and weight loss, promoting his book My Weight Loss Journey. Apparently, after having gastric bypass surgery, this was a side effect. He mentioned being in the White House and he crapped his pants. Reporter Nancy Snyderman snidely asked for clarification, saying “You pooped your pants?”

To which Roker replied, “Yes, I…

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Added by Josh Board on January 8, 2013 at 11:54pm — 2 Comments

Wanna buy a Stephen King Autograph?

This fall, Scribner, Stephen King's publisher, is going to make autographed first editions of his novel "Under the Dome" available on their website. For the low, low price (read that last line in your best used car salesman voice) of....$200 apiece!



They are planning to sell 1,500 copies of the signed novels. Publisher Susan Moldow released a statement saying "This is fighting back against the disappearance of the book as an object."



Uh, okay.



At least the… Continue

Added by Josh Board on July 30, 2009 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

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