Category: Podcast

TIH 153: Nick Gucker on Art and Illustration, Weird Fiction, and Monster Magnet

TIH 153 Nick Gucker on Art and Illustrations, Weird Fiction, and Monster Magnet

In this podcast Nick Gucker talks about art, weird fiction, Monster Magnet, and much more. About Nick Gucker Nick Gucker’s art has appeared on the covers and the innards of numerous Lovecraftian, horror, and weird fiction publications. His illustrations embellish publications from Word Horde, Spectral, Deadite, Swallowdown, Eraserhead, Perilous, Splatterpunk, Blysster, Uncle Mike’s Woldwide, Ulthar, Eryx, …

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TIH 152: Philip Fracassi on Writing Quickly, The Lovecraft eZine, and Best Writing Advice

TIH 152 Philip Fracassi on Writing Quickly, The Lovecraft eZine, and Best Writing Advice

In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about writing quickly, The Lovecraft eZine, and his best writing advice. About Philip Fracassi Philip Fracassi, an author and screenwriter, lives in Los Angeles. His brand-new collection of stories, Behold The Void, was published by JournalStone on March 10, 2017. He has a novella, Fragile Dreams, that was released in …

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TIH 151: Philip Fracassi on Horror as Escapism, Hollywood Screenwriting, and Literary vs. Genre Fiction

TIH 151 Philip Fracassi on Horror as Escapism, Hollywood Screenwriting, and Literary vs. Genre Fiction

In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about horror as escapism, Hollywood screenwriting, literary fiction, and much more. About Philip Fracassi Philip Fracassi, an author and screenwriter, lives in Los Angeles. His brand-new collection of stories, Behold The Void, was published by JournalStone on March 10, 2017. He has a novella, Fragile Dreams, that was released in …

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TIH 150: Philip Fracassi on Biggest Fears, Story Structure, and Screenwriting

TIH 150 Philip Fracassi on Biggest Fears, Story Structure, and Screenwriting

In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about his biggest fears, story structure, screenwriting, and much more. About Philip Fracassi Philip Fracassi, an author and screenwriter, lives in Los Angeles. His brand-new collection of stories, Behold The Void, was published by JournalStone on March 10, 2017. He has a novella, Fragile Dreams, that was released in November 2016, …

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TIH 149: Jon Padgett on The Secret of Ventriloquism, Weird Fiction, and Eckhart Tolle

TIH 149 Jon Padgett on The Secret of Ventriloquism, Weird Fiction, and Eckhart Tolle

In this podcast Jon Padgett talks about The Secret of Ventriloquism, weird fiction, Eckhart Tolle, and much more. About Jon Padgett Jon Padgett is a professional—though lapsed—ventriloquist who lives in New Orleans with his spouse, their daughter, and two cats. Padgett is the founder and longtime administrator of Thomas Ligotti Online, and has been the first publisher …

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TIH 148: Jon Padgett on Thomas Ligotti, Writing Lessons, and Impostor Syndrome

TIH 148 Jon Padgett on Thomas Ligotti, Writing Lessons, and Impostor Syndrome

In this podcast Jon Padgett talks about Thomas Ligotti, writing lessons, impostor syndrome and much more. About Jon Padgett Jon Padgett is a professional—though lapsed—ventriloquist who lives in New Orleans with his spouse, their daughter, and two cats. Padgett is the founder and longtime administrator of Thomas Ligotti Online, and has been the first publisher for …

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TIH 147: Bracken MacLeod on Creating Characters, Toxic Masculinity, and Albert Camus

TIH 147 Bracken MacLeod on Creating Characters, Toxic Masculinity, and Albert Camus

In this podcast Bracken MacLeod talks about creating characters, masculinity, Albert Camus, and much more. About Bracken MacLeod Bracken MacLeod is the author of the novels Stranded and Mountain Home, a short story collection from ChiZine Publications titled 13 Views of the Suicide Woods, and a novella titled White Night. His new novel, Come To Dust, is coming in …

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TIH 146: Bracken MacLeod on Stranded, Horror Movies, and Writing Influences

TIH 146 Bracken MacLeod on Stranded, Horror Movies, and Writing Influences

In this podcast Bracken MacLeod talks about his first experiences with horror, his novel Stranded, and much more. About Bracken MacLeod Bracken MacLeod is the author of the novels Stranded and Mountain Home, a short story collection from ChiZine Publications titled 13 Views of the Suicide Woods, and a novella titled White Night. His new novel, Come To Dust, …

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TIH 145: J.S. Breukelaar on Aletheia, Crystal Lake Publishing, and Teaching Creative Writing

TIH 145 J.S. Breukelaar on Aletheia, Crystal Lake Publishing, and Teaching Creative Writing

In this podcast J.S. Breukelaar talks about her brand new novel Aletheia, working with Crystal Lake Publishing, teaching Creative Writing, and much more. About J.S. Breukelaar JS Breukelaar is the author of Aletheia (Crystal Lake Publishing) and American Monster (Lazy Fascist Press), and Ink (Les Editions du Zaparogue), as well as numerous short stories, essays, and poems. …

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[Preview] SU 001: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

SU 001 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

We recently released the first episode of our brand new podcast, Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing for all patrons pledging at $3 and above. But perhaps you’re on the edge about pledging at $3 or simply don’t have the money right now. Good news! We’re releasing a preview of the …

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TIH 144: J.S. Breukelaar on Ghosts, American Monster, and Story Mistakes

TIH 144 J.S. Breukelaar on Ghosts, American Monster, and Story Mistakes

In this podcast J.S. Breukelaar talks about ghosts as memories, her first novel American Monster, learning from and identifying story mistakes, and much more. About J.S. Breukelaar JS Breukelaar is the author of Aletheia (Crystal Lake Publishing) and American Monster (Lazy Fascist Press), and Ink (Les Editions du Zaparogue), as well as numerous short stories, essays and …

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TIH 143: Alasdair Stuart on Writing Audio Stories, Pseudopod Podcast, and Best Writing Advice

TIH 143 Alasdair Stuart on Writing Audio Stories, Pseudopod Podcast, and Best Writing Advice

In this podcast Alasdair Stuart talks about writing audio stories, Pseudopod Podcast, his best writing advice, and much more. About Alasdair Stuart Alasdair Stuart is the owner of Escape Artists, Inc., as well as host of PseudoPod and co-host of Escape Pod. His work has appeared in the Guardian, How It Works, the Fortean Times, Sci Fi …

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TIH 142: Alasdair Stuart on Pseudopod, Comics, and Audio Stories

TIH 142 Alasdair Stuart on Pseudopod, Comics, and Audio Stories

In this podcast Alasdair Stuart talks about Pseudopod, audio stories, comics, and much more. About Alasdair Stuart Alasdair Stuart is the owner of Escape Artists, Inc., as well as host of PseudoPod and co-host of Escape Pod. His work has appeared in the Guardian, How It Works, the Fortean Times, Sci Fi Now, and Neo. Show …

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TIH 141: Betty Rocksteady on Weird Fiction, Research, and Outlining

TIH 141 Betty Rocksteady on Weird Fiction, Research, and Outlining

In this podcast Betty Rocksteady talks about weird fiction, research, outlining, and much more. About Betty Rocksteady Betty Rocksteady is your everyday Canadian weirdo with a leaning towards the macabre and grotesque. Besides writing violent and sexual and just plain weird fiction, she does black and white horror illustration. Her debut novella, Arachnophile, was part of Eraserhead …

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TIH 140: Betty Rocksteady on Like Jagged Teeth, Bizarro, and Arachnophile

TIH 140 Betty Rocksteady on Like Jagged Teeth, Bizarro, and Arachnophile

In this podcast Betty Rocksteady talks about her forthcoming novella Like Jagged Teeth, the bizarro fiction genre, Arachnophile, and much more. About Betty Rocksteady Betty Rocksteady is your everyday Canadian weirdo with a leaning towards the macabre and grotesque. Besides writing violent and sexual and just plain weird fiction, she does black and white horror illustration. Her debut novella, …

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