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Posted by Freddy on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 | Permalink
I missed something didn't I?
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 12:58 PM
I guess I did too.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 01:54 PM
Could someone explain this one to me, please?
The one and only |
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 03:19 PM
As I Lay Dying is a classic example of Southern Gothic literature by a brilliant author.
Franco, an annoying actor who fancies himself an artist, is doing a movie of it. Now these great novels have his smarmy face plastered on them. That's why the bookstore is apologizing; for selling a great book besmirched with Franco's picture.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 03:55 PM
Ok, thank you. The book I recognized. The actor, not so much.
The one and only |
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 09:23 PM
I hate movie tie-in covers.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 06:41 AM
I hate movie tie-in covers more when it's ONE story from a collection that gets plastered on the cover. Stephen King is a popular victim of this. Short stories and novellas of his that have had their covers "taken over" by the movie tie-in covers include:
Maximum Overdrive (based on the short story "Trucks" in the book "Night Shift")
Stand by Me (based on the short story "The Body" from the book "Different Seasons")
The Shawshank Redemption (based on the novella "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption" also from "Different Seasons")
The Mist (from "Skeleton Crew")
The Running Man (originally published as a novel under the pen name Richard Bachman, later collected with three other "Richard Bachman" stories as "The Bachman Books", the cover of which featured "The Running Man" movie promo as the cover)
1408 (from "Everything's Eventual")
Children of the Corn (from "Night Shift")
NC Tony |
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 06:15 PM
Makes sense. Thanks, MuSicko.
NC Tony; happens (or happened, not sure if it still does... or if he even writes anymore as opposed to licensing his name to other people's fanfic) to Tom Clancy... Hunt for Red October's rerelease had Sean Connery on it. Seemed to be the same book, at least.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 06:40 PM
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