Red Sox fan and Maine author Stephen King (inset) has joined Twitter. By Sunday
afternoon, he had more than 164,000 followers and had tweeted three times. “My first tweet. No longer a virgin. Be
gentle!,” he said on Friday. His second tweet was, “On Twitter at last, and can’t think of a thing to say. Some writer I turned out to be.” On Saturday, he praised the show “The Returned,” saying, “Scary and sexy. . . . That kid Victor’s giving me nightmares.” (Swann Nambotin plays Victor in the French horror series.)

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