Peter Straub and Stephen King. Peter Straub (1943-2022), who died on September 4, 2022, was a master of the horror genre. His best known novels include Ghost Story, Hellfire Club and with Stephen King, The Talisman. This interview with Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff was recorded in 1993. Stephen King was near the start of his long and prolific career in this interview from September, 1979 with Richard Wolinsky and Lawrence Davidson as he discusses the start to his career and his feelings about horror at the time. Plus: Review of the touring company of “Moulin Rouge: The Musical” at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francsico.