"Go forth, you, and bring me the husband!"
I am one of those funny bunnies who have only lived in or immediate to major cities (Boston, NYC, and Los Angeles, respectively). Thanks to Stephen King, however, I never need to leave my urban bubble to know all about our great nation. For instance, I know that Colorado is a state where people get snowed-in and go crazy, chasing their families through expansive hotel suites with axes. Maine is where inattentive mothers allow their toddlers to roam into traffic, if only to resurrect them in ancient Indian burial grounds. In a country populated with killer clowns, sycophantic obese women, and vampires, the scariest place may be the most unassuming. Nebraska. A state where religious zealots ban National Public Radio and the use of contraceptives. Where gay children run wild and unattended, channeling all of their confusion and whimsy into misreading bible verses (much like their adult contemporaries, Ted Haggard et al.). Nebraska is home to the Children of the Corn (1984). If I may, please allow me to turn your attention to a few of the most precious gems waiting to be unearthed upon a closer inspection of this horror classic.
1. Peter Horton is raped by a cornfield like that lady in Evil Dead.