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Entries Tagged as 'Horror'

Episode 32 - Pumpkin Spice Laundry Soap

October 7th, 2019 ·

We're kicking off the official month of pumpkins, candy corn, and murderous monsters by talking about Norman Partridge's Dark Harvest. 

Tags: · Novella · Horror · Norman Partridge

Episode 28 - Jabbered At By Weirdos

August 12th, 2019 ·

For this episode we read The Litany of Earth by Ruthanna Emrys. It's a sequel of sorts to The Shadow Over Innsmouth and thus we must also tangle with the thorny legacy of HP Lovecraft.

Tags: · Novella · Fantasy · Horror · Ruthanna Emrys

Episode 8 - Chef Kiss Beautiful I Love It

October 29th, 2018 ·

As a spooky, ooky Halloween treat we decided to read The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker and watch the film adaption Hellraiser. Andrea describes her experience rewatching the scariest movie she had ever seen and Nate somehow draws a comparison between Hellraiser and Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.


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Tags: Novella · Horror · Clive Barker

Epsiode 6 - Risky Behavior Like Making Deals With Vampires

September 30th, 2018 ·

In this episode we discuss Sunbleached by Nathan Ballingrud and Ole-Luk-Oie, the Dream-God by Hans Christian Andersen. This includes an exploration of the vampire as literary device and the trend of reapportioning fairy tales in modern works of fiction.

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Tags: Short Stories · Fantasy · Horror · Nathan Ballingrud · Hans Christian Andersen

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