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  • Welcome to watch Mojo.

  • And today we're counting down our picks for every single time Stephen King predicted the future.

  • Whoa!

  • Hi, Georgie.

  • I read one of your local papers right now.

  • Leaves this guy got He's just getting warmed up.

  • God, I love you for this list.

  • We're looking at all of the events and inventions that author Stephen King seems to have predicted with uncanny accuracy.

  • These occurrences might have come to pass in real life, but all the same, we are adding a spoiler alert.

  • What's your favorite Stephen King tale?

  • Let us know in the comments below number seven Toxic fandom.

  • Misery Kings 1987 Novel focused on a real problem for many creatives and celebrities.

  • Toxic fandom.

  • I love you, Paul.

  • Your mind, your creativity.

  • That's that's all I meant.

  • While stocking isn't new, the effects of fans so obsessed that they become frighteningly possessive of a property or person is a particularly modern phenomenon often linked to the reach of social media.

  • I feed you, I clean you, I dress you And what thanks do I get Oh, you bought the wrong paper Annie.

  • I can't write on this paper, Annie.

  • Well, I'll get your stupid paper.

  • But you just better start showing me a little more appreciation around here.

  • Mr Mann.

  • Annie Wilkes become so obsessed with the story of misery Chastain that she feels she's entitled to dictate the story itself.

  • In real life, we've seen fans attack actors, writers and directors when their beloved stories don't go the way they want campaigning aggressively to get their way, hobbling innovation and careers in their wake.

  • God, I love you!

  • Number six.

  • The rise of the machines trucks.

  • Honey, come on over here.

  • Sugar buns, This machine Just call me an asshole.

  • Every year there seems to be a new gadget to make our lives easier.

  • And every year we hear new lamentations about how much better and simpler life was without, um, Alexa.

  • How tall is Mount Everest?

  • Mount Everest type is 29 29 ft 8848 m Doesn't know so much.

  • It's so small, it updates using the cloud.

  • That's also how it gets its answers.

  • Just read that off the box time.

  • Do we own things or do things own us in King's short story trucks.

  • This is taken to literal extremes.

  • Ah, mysterious event gives machines a kind of vicious sentience.

  • With this newfound self agency, the gas guzzlers set about putting people in their place.

  • Humans are forced to keep the engines running with their every move, watched carefully by the trucks.

  • Uncomfortable number of everyday appliances keep an eye on us today, though.

  • Luckily, we are still in control, right?

  • So what could devices monitor?

  • Well, pretty much everything.

  • How often your family eats dinner together, how much power you use, even keeping an eye on your Children.

  • Number five Pandemic and Social Upheaval Sleeping Beauty's in 2020 Covad, 19, turned all of our lives upside down.

  • Now we have something that indeed turned out to be my worst nightmare.

  • In 2017, King co authored a novel with his son Owen, called Sleeping Beauty's, in which a mysterious sickness spreads across the world.

  • Oh God, oh God, no, no.

  • It causes women to fall asleep inside cocoons and went awakened.

  • They fly into a rage while in the cocoons they find themselves in a parallel dimension with the chance to rebuild a new, better society.

  • Obviously This is not a symptom of covert 19, but the books themes do strike other chords with 2020.

  • When frustrations with systemic inequalities led to widespread protests and calls for large scale reforms, The death of George Floyd sparked outrage and condemnation across the U.

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  • And in many other countries, protesters say they've had enough of decades of racism and repression and brutality by those who are supposed to protect and serve number four clown sightings it.

  • Whoa, Hi, Georgie.

  • What a nice doing it.

  • Back back when we thought that 2016 was gonna be the weirdest year for a while.

  • The whole clown show that closed out the decade was kicked off with clowns.

  • The first sighting was later discovered to be a stunt to promote a horror film, but it grew into an international phenomenon.

  • Clowns were spotted lurking in wooded and secluded areas and eventually, more public spaces like schools, According to deputies.

  • There have been several reports of suspicious characters dressed like clowns, white face paint and all flashing green lasers and enticing kids with large amounts of money.

  • Frighteningly, one boy reported a pair of clowns attempting to lure him away.

  • Fortunately, he did not go with.

  • Um And no clowns have been held responsible for eating any Children.

  • At least not to the best of our knowledge.

  • See you with your dreams.

  • Come back any time.

  • Bring your friends Number three, Reality TV.

  • The Running Man.

  • You believe this shit?

  • 24 hours a day, Seven days a week When Stephen King first published The Running Man under the pseudonym Richard Bachman in 1982 the modern concept of reality TV was still years off.

  • Set in a dystopian future The book is about a game show in which contestants are hunted down and killed if caught.

  • Let's get out of here.

  • Come on, wise.

  • Come on, G O Theo idea of following riel individuals over multiple episodes as they overcome challenges Would Onley come to fruition?

  • A decade after King published his novel.

  • So Kevin started way talking about weight.

  • I like all you all so far.

  • Yeah, not gonna really sucked or something.

  • Okay.

  • Although he wasn't the first one who predicted it, the idea that screens would fill public spaces and that our appliances would be voice activated was pretty spot on to flights.

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  • Ah, populist demagogue becomes president The Dead Zone.

  • I have had a vision that I am going to be president of the United States someday, and I have accepted that responsibility.

  • And nobody, I mean, nobody going to stop.

  • May In this 1979 novel, Greg Stillson is an egomaniacal businessman who runs a real estate company entering politics.

  • He is viewed as a joke until he rises to the highest office by holding rallies where he makes bombastic speeches filled with anti establishment rhetoric and dubious claims.

  • I read in one of your local papers right now.

  • Leave this guy he's got He's just getting warmed up.

  • Sound familiar?

  • The similarities between the fictional character and the 45th president of the United States have been recognized by many, including the author himself.

  • King has said that at the time of writing, he had real concerns that someone like Stillson would come to power given the right conditions.

  • I can't be sorry because it was a character that I wrote.

  • It was a boogeyman of mine, and I never wanted to see him actually on the American political scene.

  • But we do seem tohave a Greg Stillson, this president of the United States.

  • A writer's job is to observe people and the world, and in this case, he was right on the money.

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  • Number one.

  • Global Pandemic The Stand Things were weird.

  • People are really scared about this Captain trips thing.

  • Radio here says.

  • It's just bull radio here says the hospitals are filling up with sick people.

  • Some of them are dying well.

  • People are dying of the flu in the stand.

  • A deadly influenza sweeps the globe and decimates global populations.

  • While Cove in 19 is not man made nor as harrowingly catastrophic as Project Blue, aka Captain trips, it is still a deadly virus that has divided people sharply along lines of belief.

  • I think what the virus has done has been to pull the veil back from over some real problems in this country.

  • Some real divisions, class divisions, cultural divisions, racial divisions, religious divisions, you name it.

  • In King's 1978 novel and the miniseries adaptations, this divide is taken to extremes, with the few survivors banding together in dual locations to prepare for the final battle between good and evil.

  • Do you know how totally damn crazy that sounds?

  • Fortunately, the real world has not come to that, but it has felt very apocalyptic at times, giving us all new perspectives on our lives and the world around us.

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