Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: Most Menacing Monster Edition


Followers of my Twitter feed (@MightyKingCobra, if you’re bored and have a love of pretty girls and giant robots) may recall that, last week, I had a lot of trouble focusing on watching the official movie for ‘Zach On Film’, being distracted by a rare unedited cable airing of ‘Christine’, one of the most terrifying things to come out of the 1980s.  The idea of a murderous machine is a terrifying staple of science fiction and fantasy, but adding in the mobility of a car and the psychological tendency of humans to attribute personalities to cars makes for a truly terrifying story.  (You even feel bad for poor Moochie, who thought he had it all figured out.)  King’s work has always hit a particularly tender spot for me when it comes to the scary, and most all of his monstrous antagonists strike a chord of terror somewhere in my being, which leads into today’s blood-chilling query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) has never had as much fear of a vampire or a zombie as for the child actor who played Gage in ‘Pet Sematary’, asking: What’s the most terrifying monster of all to YOU?