Molly, the Thing of Evil: Stephen King’s corgi cover girl

In what is undoubtedly the cutest news to come out of this week, Stephen King’s beloved corgi — Molly, the Thing of Evil — now has her true moment in the spotlight. She’s made the cover of a magazine local to Northwest Florida, not far from where the Kings have their winter home.

Proud dog papa King tweeted the image Sunday morning.

Beachcomber, based in Destin, not too far from Pensacola on the panhandle, posted a behind the scenes image of her photo shoot on their Facebook page.

Molly may be nearly as famous as her famous dog dad. The corgi has appeared in countless tweets from King over the years — in fact, we assembled a number of the cutest ones in a big blog post a couple years ago. Here are some of the newer ones:

Hey, we recognize that bench! Right next to the Hannibal Hamlin statue in downtown Bangor.

Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.