Midnight Society Movie Night: IT

Let's Watch a Horror Movie is now the Midnight Society Movie Night! Every month I live-tweet a scary movie to share the fun with anyone who wants to join. This month I'm watching IT. Join us. We all float down here. The evil from the sewers comes for dinner, I mean, IT only eats once every 29 years, so can we blame IT? A super fun movie where we can spend time with Pennywise the Dancing Clown. Who can say no? I'll give you a balloon. Directed by Andy Muschietti and based on 1986 Stephen King book, this movie takes us to meet and battle IT. Ben, Richie, Eddie[...]


Going Back at IT

Confession time: I've never read Stephen King's IT. Well, that's not entirely true--I've tried to read IT four separate times over the last thirty years. I was twelve when the book first came out, and I remember taking my dad's copy after he was done with it. I was a big Stephen King fan, having gobbled up all of his short stories to that point. I'd also recently finished Pet Sematary, so I was excited when I saw IT on our kitchen table one day. But despite two separate tries in the next year or so, I wasn't able to get more than halfway through the book. In t[...]