Category Archive: The Outer Dark

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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TOD A03 S.P. Miskowski: Tall Tales & Little Lies

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews S.P. Miskowski, author of The Skillute Cycle (Omnium Gatherum). It was recorded on July 5, 2015 and originally aired on July 7, 2015. This broadcast also includes bonus new content featuring a review of The Skillute Cycle by Gemma Files, author of the Shirley Jackson Award-winning novel Experimental Film. Show Notes …

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TOD A15 Gemma Files: Every Movie Is a Ghost Story

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Gemma Files, author of the Shirley Jackson Award-winning novel Experimental Film. It was recorded on October 11, 2015 and originally aired on October 13, 2015. Show Notes Gemma Files goes behind the lens of her new standalone horror novel Experimental Film, its roots in her background as a film critic who has …

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TOD 002 Eric Schaller: Meet Me in the Middle of The Weird and V.H. Leslie: The Author’s House Has Many Rooms

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Eric Schaller, author of Meet Me in the Middle of the Air, and V.H. Leslie, author of Skein and Bone.  Show notes Interview with Eric Schaller Eric Schaller tells the back story behind his latest collection, Meet Me in the Middle of the Air, including unexpected inspiration from the Old Weird America, …

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