Top Ten Random Facts About Stephen King

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1 King was hit by a van in 1999. Afterward, King bought the van for $1,500 and when King was better, he wailed on it with a baseball bat before sending it to be crushed at a junkyard.

I've heard the guy who ran him over was called Bryan Smith. he also shared King's middle name which is Edwin.

I'm sorry King got hit because he is a human and is extremely talented but this is hillarious.

2 King and his wife, Tabitha, own The Zone Corporation.
3 He's a hardcore Red Sox fan.
4 There may be a reason for the way his brain seems to be able to create chilling stories at such an amazing clip: he saw a friend get struck and killed by a train when he was just a kid.

That's interesting. Interesting guy king is.

5 He wrote a musical with John Mellencamp.

Yea a cool musical, - XMrGentlemanX

6 If you're a regular Q10 reader, you already know that Stephen King plays rhythm guitar for a band made up of writers.
7 He writes about Maine a lot because he knows and loves Maine.

Very interesting list, thank you for giving me the pleasure to read it. What's your favourite Stephen King book, Hezario Seth? Mine is clearly Pet Sematary.

Thanks a lot, dear visitor, for liking this list and commenting on it! Actually, I haven't read Stephen King as of yet but I read Poe. God bless you, have a wonderful day! - HezarioSeth

8 King had pretty serious drug and alcohol addictions in the '80s but later recovered.
9 King is an avid Lost fan and sometimes writes about it in his Entertainment Weekly column "The Pop of King."
10 Of the five people in the immediate King family, four of them are authors.

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11 Stephen King threw away the first pages of his manuscript of "Carrie" because he was discouraged, but his wife, Tabitha, fished it out of the garbage and encouraged him to finish it.
12 He's a fan of hard rock and heavy metal and has named bands like AC/DC, Anthrax, Judas Priest, and Metallica as amongst his favorites

I guess that explains why he got AC/DC to do the music for Maximum Overdrive.

He's also a fan of the Ramones.

13 While Stephen King sets many of his stories in Maine, the state actually has the lowest violent-crime rate in the U.S.

More of a fact about Maine.

14 His novel The Stand, was inspired by the song (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
15 He once had a pen name. It was Richard Bachman
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1. King and his wife, Tabitha, own The Zone Corporation.
2. He's a hardcore Red Sox fan.
3. King was hit by a van in 1999. Afterward, King bought the van for $1,500 and when King was better, he wailed on it with a baseball bat before sending it to be crushed at a junkyard.
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