by Stephen King
The Shining Resources
This site is a great resource for all things King.
If you like the idea of Stephen King giving you money so you can write some books, this is the website you've been looking for.
Welcome to King's nightmare!
The Overlook is based on this gorgeous Colorado hotel. King started writing The Shining in the Stanley's Room 217. The hotel makes no secret of the fact that it's totally haunted. Be sure and take their ghost tour…if you dare…
Movie or TV Productions
This frighteningly famous film from 1980, starring Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance, is much different from the novel. But it's visually stunning and well worth watching. If you never seen it, now's the time to change that.
King's made-for-TV adaptation stars Stephen Weber and is much closer to the novel. It provides a whole world of threatening thrills.
This page is loaded with interviews, reviews, and King's own writing.
When is violent writing too violent? King has some answers.
King's take on video game censorship, from 2007.
"The horror master talks about the latent violence of males, childhood terror and an 'odious little man' named Kenneth Starr.'"
From the Guardian.
Richard R. Lingeman reviews The Shining in 1977 for the New York Times.
In this interview, King talks about his first novel, Carrie, which his wife Tabitha rescued from the wastebasket.
A parody the Kubrick's The Shining re-enacted by bunnies in 30 seconds.
Watch Vivian Kubrick's The Making of the Shining for free.
An interview with the actor who played Danny in Kubrick's film. We promise this is totally adorable.
King sings with his band, The Rock Bottom Remainders.
We find King's reading voice extremely soothing.
Or, rather, King's looking at you. And he is. So behave.
This is from his website, and includes, among other things, a shot of King with his first car.
The classic image of Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance in Kubrick's film.