Category: The Outer Dark

TOD 019 Jennifer Robin: A Good Problem to Have

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Jennifer Robin, performance artist and author of Death Confetti: Pickers, Punks, and Transit Ghosts in Portland, Oregon (Feral House). Also a mini-roundtable report from the HP Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon (Oct. 6-8, Portland, OR) featuring Michael Griffin, Ross Lockhart (Word Horde Press) and Anya Martin. Show Notes Performance artist/author Jennifer Robin joins Scott …

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TOD A19 Orrin Grey: Who’s Afraid of the Painted Monster?

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Orrin Grey, author of Painted Monsters & Other Strange Beasts and Never Bet the Devil & Other Warnings. It originally aired on November 11, 2015. This broadcast features an archival edition of News from the Weird with Justin Steele, plus Bonus New Content including more cinematic chat with Orrin …

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TOD 018 Desirina Boskovich: Walking Reality’s Festering Fault Lines … with a Dog

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Desirina Boskovich, author of Never Now Always. Also a mini-roundtable preview of the HP Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon (Oct. 6-8, Portland, OR) featuring Philip Gelatt (They Remain World Premiere), Gwen and Brian Callahan, and Justin Steele, plus reviews by Gabino Iglesias (LitReactor, Zero Saints) of They Remain and Desirina’s Never Now …

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TOD 017 Christina Sng: All the Ends of the World

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews poet Christina Sng, author of Astropoetry and A Collection of Nightmares. Also Gabino Iglesias (LitReactor, Zero Saints) reviews Christina Sng’s A Collection of Nightmares and Jeremy Roberts Johnson’s In the River. Show Notes Poet Christina Sng joins Scott from Singapore to talk about her recent collections Astropoetry (Alban Lake Publishing) and A …

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TOD 016 The Outer Dark and Stories from the Borderland LIVE from NecronomiCon 2017

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents a program featuring Craig Laurance Gidney, Scott R. Jones, Stephen Graham Jones, Peter Straub and Sonya Taaffe. It was hosted by Scott Nicolay, moderated by Anya Martin and recorded at NecronomiCon 2017 before a live audience. This jam-packed episode also features a NecronomiCon report with Justin Steele and …

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TOD 015 The Outer Dark Symposium, Part 4: Readings by Mike Allen, Damien Angelica Walters, and Eric Schaller; “The Dark Forward: The Weird and the Word as Resistance” Panel

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the fourth and final installment of The Outer Dark Symposium, including readings by Mike Allen, Damien Angelica Walters, and Eric Schaller, as well as the panel ‘The Dark Forward: The Weird and the Word as Resistance’, moderated by Balogun Ojetade and featuring Selena Chambers, Milton Davis, Scott Nicolay, …

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TOD 014 The Outer Dark Symposium, Part 3: Readings by Craig Laurance Gidney, Grafton Tanner & Balogun Ojetade; “Not Another Bug Hunt: The Weird Monster as a Study of Singularity and in Différance” Panel

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the third installment of The Outer Dark Symposium, including readings by Craig Laurance Gidney, Grafton Tanner, and Balogun Ojetade, as well as the third panel ‘Not Another Bug Hunt: The Weird Monster as a Study of Singularity and in Différance’, moderated by Daniel Braum and features Orrin Grey, …

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TOD 013 David Bowles: These Dark Borderlands of Flowers, Poetry, & Blood

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews David Bowles, author of Chupacabra Vengeance. Also Gabino Iglesias (LitReactor, Zero Saints) reviews Bowles’ Chupacabra Vengeance and Black Mad Wheel by Josh Malerman. Coverage of The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird will resume on the next episode of The Outer Dark. Thank you to our show sponsor, Rabbits podcast (0:00:30 & …

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TOD 012 The Outer Dark Symposium, Part 2: Readings by Daniel Braum, Valjeanne Jeffers, John Foster & Edward Austin Hall & “Other Weird Tales: Unraveling Paradigms as the Protagonist Shifts Away from the Cis White Male” Panel

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the second installment of The Outer Dark Symposium, including readings by Daniel Braum, Valjeanne Jeffers, John Foster and Edward Austin Hall, as well as the second panel “Other Weird Tales: Unraveling Paradigms as the Protagonist Shifts Away from the Cis White Male.” These segments were recorded live on …

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TOD 011: Jeff VanderMeer: Some of the Creatures That We Met Along the Way…

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents Jeff VanderMeer reading from his new novel Borne and in conversation with Ann VanderMeer and Scott Nicolay at Point Reyes Books in Point Reyes Station, California. This episode of The Outer Dark was recorded live on Monday May 15, 2017. Show Notes (00:01:55) This episode of The Outer …

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TOD 010 The Outer Dark Symposium, Part I: Readings by Selena Chambers, Kristi DeMeester, Anya Martin, & Michael Wehunt and The Weird Novel Panel

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the first installment of The Outer Dark Symposium, including readings by Selena Chambers, Kristi DeMeester, Anya Martin, and Michael Wehunt, as well as the first panel on “The Weird Novel.” These segments were recorded live on Friday March 24 and Saturday March 25. The broadcast also includes an …

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TOD A08 Chesya Burke: Strange Crimes and Dangerous Women

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Chesya Burke, author of The Strange Crimes of Little Africa. It originally aired on August 17, 2015. This broadcast includes bonus new content featuring a follow-up interview with Chesya and Nicole Givens Kurtz reviews The Strange Crimes of Little Africa. Then Associate Producer Anya Martin joins Scott for …

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The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird Comes to Atlanta in March

The Outer Dark podcast has launched an Indiegogo campaign to purchase tickets and raise funds for its inaugural The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird 25 March, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. This immersive one-day event will feature 17 top writers of weird and speculative fiction participating in eight hours of panels, readings and signings. Admission …

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TOD 009 Alistair Rennie: Metaphysical Swordplay or The Ever Decreasing Circle of Bleak Expectations

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Alistair Rennie, author of BleakWarrior. This broadcast also includes the return of co-host Justin Steele and Gabino Iglesias (LitReactor, Zero Saints) reviews The Twenty Days of Turin by Giorgio De Maria. Please join us in Atlanta on March 25 for The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird (Purchase tickets at Indiegogo campaign link …

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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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