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Cujo reference?

Discussion in 'End of Watch' started by Ted Brautigan, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. Ted Brautigan

    Ted Brautigan Well-Known Member

    On page 234 Holly mentions that Round Here's concert tour was sponsored by Sharp Cereal. Is this a shoutout to Cujo?
     
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  2. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    That was my first thought also.
     
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  3. RichardX

    RichardX Well-Known Member

    I noticed that one too. There is also a reference to "Sewickley" which was one his stops on the current tour.
     
  4. AchtungBaby

    AchtungBaby Well-Known Member

    I didn't even notice that one (and I'm pretty good at catching the connections)! Neat!!
     
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  5. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    :thumbs_up:
     
  6. mjs9153

    mjs9153 Peripherally known member..

    Did anyone else notice also the JRR Tolkien references?Haven't finished it yet,but
    while discussing Brady in the Brain Bucket,uses the word "tricksy", a Gollumism,and Hodges refers to Dr Babineau as Smaug...good stuff Tolkien and King together!
    [​IMG]
     
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  7. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    :thumbs_up::thumbs_up:
     
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  8. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ....it's just Steve's way of weaving his word worlds......
     
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  9. Ted Brautigan

    Ted Brautigan Well-Known Member

    Cujo was fresh in my mind as I read it a few months ago!
     
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  10. Walter Oobleck

    Walter Oobleck keeps coming back...or going, and going, and going

    yeah, the Smaug was a laugh out loud moment. something about spreading his wings?
     
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  11. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    Indubitably
     
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  12. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

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    I think you're right Ted
     
  13. notebookgirl

    notebookgirl Well-Known Member

    I thought that too when I heard it! I finally finished the book on audio. It took me many months!! I didn't want to open the copy I got from the book tour!
     
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  14. Bardo

    Bardo Well-Known Member

    Too me the whole Sharps cereal campaign made the book!
     
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  15. Karen Yakovich

    Karen Yakovich Well-Known Member

    I also think Jud Crandall makes a Cujo reference in Pet Semetary.
     
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