Category Archive: The Outer Dark

TOD A06 Silvia Moreno-Garcia: Never Touch the Record

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Silvia Moreno-Garcia, author of Certain Dark Things and Signal to Noise. It originally aired on July 27, 2015. This broadcast also includes Bonus New Content featuring a follow-up interview with Silvia and Gabino Iglesias (LitReactor, Zero Saints) reviews Certain Dark Things. Please join us in Atlanta on March …

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TOD A12 Niels Hobbs: Where the Weird Is Going, Where It Has Been

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Niels Hobbs, executive director of the Lovecraft Arts and Sciences Council and prime mover behind the biennial NecronomiCon Providence. It originally aired on September 22, 2015. This broadcast also includes bonus new content featuring a follow-up interview with Niels about NecronomiCon 2017. Again we welcome our first show sponsor, Tanis Podcast (0:0:35 and …

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TOD 008: State of the Weird 2017, A Roundtable Discussion featuring Paul Jessup, Michael Matheson, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Ann VanderMeer & Scott Nicolay

In this podcast writer/editor Paul Jessup, Michael Matheson, Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Ann VanderMeer join Scott Nicolay for a roundtable discussion of the State of the Weird at the beginning of 2017. Then in a special bonus interview, Kristi DeMeester reveals exciting upcoming book news and more. ALSO we welcome our first show sponsor, Tanis Podcast …

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TOD A24: The State of the Weird 2015, A Roundtable Discussion featuring Laird Barron, Justin Steele and Scott Nicolay

In this archival podcast Laird Barron and Justin Steele join Scott Nicolay for a roundtable discussion of the State of the Weird at the end of 2015. It originally aired on December 22, 2015. Show Notes Laird Barron and Justin Steele join host Scott Nicolay in the most epic episode of The Outer Dark yet. Laird updates listeners on what he’s been …

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TOD 007 Big Black Beautiful Roundtable: A Panel from the State of Black Science Fiction Convention 2016

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the panel “Big Black Beautiful Roundtable” from the first State of Black Science Fiction Convention in Atlanta, GA. The moderator was Milton Davis, and the panelists were Jeffrey Johnson (Da’shade Moonbeam), Cerece Rennie-Murphy, Balogun Ojetade, Kevin Sipp, Jazzy Ellis, and Dawud Anyabwile. It was recorded live on Sunday …

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TOD 006 Varieties of the Weird: A Panel from BizarroCon 2016

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the “Varieties of the Weird” panel from BizarroCon 2016 in Portland, OR. The moderator was G. Arthur Brown, and the panelists were Kirsten Alene, Garrett Cook, Rios de la Luz, Kevin L. Donihe, and Michael Griffin. It was recorded live on Saturday November 19, 2016. The broadcast also …

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TOD 005 Black Women in Spec-Lit and Horror: Two Panels from the 1st State of Black Science Fiction Convention

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the panels “Black Women in Speculative Fiction” and “Black Women in Horror” from the State of Black Science Fiction Convention in Atlanta, Ga. The moderator for both was Nicole Givens Kurtz, and the panelists were Penelope Flynn, Valjeanne Jeffers, Kyoko M, Alicia McCalla, and Cerece Rennie-Murphy. It was …

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TOD A31 Nisi Shawl and Cynthia Ward: Midwifing the Other: Nurturing Diversity in Weird and Spec Lit

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Nisi Shawl and Cynthia Ward, creators of the Writing the Other workshop/book. It originally aired on February 17, 2016. The broadcast also includes an exclusive new review of Nisi Shawl’s novel Everfair by author/editor Milton Davis (Dieselfunk, From Here to Timbuktu) and co-founder of the State of Black Science Fiction …

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TOD 004 Weird Tales: Beyond Lovecraft, A Panel at the 2016 HP Lovecraft Film Festival

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the panel “Weird Tales: Beyond Lovecraft” from the 2016 H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival. The moderator was Ross E. Lockhart (Word Horde Press), and the panelists were Jesse Bullington, Michael Griffin, Anya Martin, Edward R. Morris and Wendy N. Wagner. It was recorded live on Saturday October 7, 2016. …

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TOD A04 John Langan: Aspiring to Restlessness and The Times They Are a-Fishin’

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews John Langan, author of The Fisherman (WordHorde), The Wide, Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies (Hippocampus), and more. It was recorded on July 13, 2015 and originally aired on July 14, 2015. This broadcast also includes bonus new content featuring a follow-up interview with John and News from the …

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TOD 003 Matthew M. Bartlett: Sometimes the Dead Men Won’t Stop Talking

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Matthew M. Bartlett, author of Creeping Waves (Muzzleland Press). Show Notes In exploring the genesis of his second collection Creeping Waves (Muzzleland Press), Matthew M. Bartlett digs deep into his ‘unnatural natural progression’ from the ‘real’ mythical town(s?) of Leeds and the Gathering in the Woods to Voices from the Trees …

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TOD A17 CM Muller: A Lineage of Shadows in the Nightscript

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews CM Muller, editor & publisher of the acclaimed new annual horror fiction journal Nightscript: An Anthology of Strange and Darksome Tales. It was recorded on October 27, 2015 and originally aired on October 28, 2015. This broadcast also includes bonus new content featuring a follow-up interview with CM Muller about …

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