Sept. 24, 2021

This Day in Halloween: Stephen King’s Desperation and The Regulators are published simultaneously in the U.S. in 1996. / Illustration by Emily Park

Stephen King’s Desperation and The Regulators are published simultaneously in the U.S. in 1996. Designed to tell essentially the same story from different perspectives. A TV film version was made in 2006, with a screenplay by King.