10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Stand

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Stand

by | Sep 11, 2019

“Baby can you dig your man?”


If it’s not zombies destroying mankind it’s a virus, and that’s exactly what happens in Stephen King’s 1978 novel The Stand. When a weaponized strain of influenza known as “Project Blue” is accidentally released inside a secret underground laboratory, it quickly spreads  across the world and wipes out the human population. Only a handful of people find themselves immune to the plague and are soon haunted by dreams of a sweet little old lady in Nebraska and a dark evil man walking the streets of Nevada. 

A movie adaptation of The Stand was in development hell for over 10 years, before director by Mick Garris took the reigns and produced a eight-hour TV miniseries for ABC. Minty Comedic Arts takes a look at this curiosity of the 1990’s and lays down some eman facts that you may not have known about The Stand. Check out 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Stand. 




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