Maine cannot get enough of native son and master of macabre, Stephen King.I know all about his books, movies, mayhem and dark characters.  I love diving into a Stephen King book and getting scared out of my wits, loving and hating every minute of it.  I swear the scariest movie I've ever seen is "The Shining".

There is one thing I did not know about the author, and I happened to stumble upon it on Reddit of all places.

Uber-rich and famous Stephen King owns a group of radio stations in Bangor, Maine.  King is a rock 'n roll fan, so of course he owns a rock station, WKIT-FM 100.3, "Stephen King's Rock Station".  He also owns WZLO, 98.3/103.1 Maine's Adult Alternative , and WZON AM 620.

 

WKIT Via facebook
WKIT Via facebook
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The Reddit post was very cool too.  It showed a photo of the big framed artwork in the lobby which includes 12 of King's most famous books encased in glass.  That's what first caught my attention.

I work at a radio station owned by Stephen King in Bangor, Maine (AKA Derry) This is a cool poster we have framed and hanging in our lobby.
by u/thatpaulallen in stephenking

The coolest part was the mascot of WKIT.  It's of course, a creepy Doug E. Graves monster reminiscent of Frankenstein but way hipper.

WKIT via facebook
WKIT via facebook
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Stephen King is also a rocker with his band "Rock Bottom Remainders" playing for various events and just to have a good time in a creative way.

Evan Agostini/Rock Bottom Remainders/Getty Images
Evan Agostini/Rock Bottom Remainders/Getty Images
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Let's just say music is in Stephen King's blood as much as ghastly story writing is.

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