The Running Man

Recommended by Karl T. Muth, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #17 in Cacti, Ranked #50 in Kingsee more rankings.

A desperate man attempts to win a reality TV game where the only objective is to stay alive in this #1 national bestseller from Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman.

It was the ultimate death game in a nightmare future America. The year is 2025 and reality TV has grown to the point where people are willing to wager their lives for a chance at a billion-dollar jackpot. Ben Richards is desperate—he needs money to treat his daughter’s illness. His last chance is entering a game show called The Running Man where the goal is to avoid capture by Hunters who are employed to...

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Karl T. Muth @cagoldberglaw @kevincollier It always amazes me that The Running Man (a fascinating Stephen King book and entertaining Arnold Schwarzenegger film) is never cited in these conversations; it's the first place I saw deepfakes talked about (used in the story to make video evidence to frame a defendant). (Source)

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