Prepare to Relive Stephen King's Apocalyptic Plague Epic in The Company of the Mad: The Stand Podcast

Are you up for #TheStandChallenge?

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As for the hosts of The Company of the Mad: The Stand Podcast? The team—led by producer Jason Sechrest—is more than up to the task of tackling #TheStandChallenge.

Jason Sechrest is a horror writer known for his column "What I Learned from Stephen King", which explores the nuances and wisdom within King’s works. Sechrest’s short story “Orange Grove Court” was recently published in Cemetery Dance Magazine, and other works can be found on his Patreon.

Mike Flanagan, one of our favorite horror filmmakers working today, is the writer and director of such King adaptations as Doctor Sleep and Gerald’s Game, as well as the popular Netflix horror series The Haunting of Hill House.

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Tananarive Due is a novelist who teaches Black Horror and Afrofuturism at UCLA. In addition to being a producer of Shudder’s documentary Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror, Due also performed with King in the rock band The Rock Bottom Remainders.

Anthony Breznican is a Vanity Fair correspondent who has reported in the past for Associated Press, USA Today, and Entertainment Weekly. Breaking out as an author, Breznican’s first book, Brutal Youth received high praises from King.

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The podcast will debut on, with exclusive video available there as well. The audio will later be available on iTunes, Spotify, and an array of other podcast platforms.

So the question stands: Are you up to #TheStandChallenge? 

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The Stand

By Stephen King


Featured photo from cover of "The Stand" by Stephen King

Published on 25 May 2020