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Offline Lucian Hodoboc

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Do you agree with Stephen King on this topic?
« on: January 07, 2019, 07:05:37 AM »
Stephen King posted this on the social networking site Twitter:



Do you agree with his opinion? In order to not hurt the creators' feelings, should we try to abstain from expressing critical opinion about the artistic works we don't like, whether they are literary works, movies, paintings etc.? Share your thoughts on the matter.

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Re: Do you agree with Stephen King on this topic?
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2019, 08:59:36 AM »
That may not be exactly the reason why he's saying that. The last time he badmouthed a book series people read it out of morbid curiosity to see just how bad it was and it ended up selling a ton of copies.
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Re: Do you agree with Stephen King on this topic?
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2019, 11:41:35 PM »
True Ollie. Yet, it is good advice. There is that.




However, when it comes to being taken advantage of, as a consumer, some things are too horrible or too shifty to not warn other people about. If there was a snuff film, I'm sure Mr. King wouldn't mind objecting.


That being said, I'm sure there are times when even Stephen King reevaluates his stance in that comment but that comment was used under books. movies, and TV shows.


Reading and writing can be subjective and a matter of taste though, can't they? You may have loved, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, I walked out on the film. Objective - so I totally agree with his point of view in this context.
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