In this podcast we sit down with two award-winning authors, Jasper Bark and David James Keaton, to discuss horror, comedy and the link between the two.
[02:22] Interview starts and participants de-robe (yes, you read that right)
[04:55] The physicality of horror and humour
[07:38] The Thai cooking analogy
[17:45] Worst date movie
[22:00] Fawlty Towers as a horror/catchphrases
[29:50] Cats and electronic voices
[31:00] The infamous ‘Blood Fudge’ event
[46:40] Motel Hell
[01:03:00] B-movies now and then
[01:05:45] Cabin in the Woods and You’re Next
[01:08:40] Surprise narratives and endings
[01:14:56] Approach to writing horror-comedy
[01:20:55] Writing horror-comedy as fiction and as graphic novels
You can also find us on Stitcher, Zune and Blackberry.
Resources and recommendations
Support This Is Horror Podcast on Patreon
- For $1 you get early bird access to all our podcasts and can submit questions to guests.
- For $3 you get exclusive story craft episodes.
- For $4 you get the full interview, no two-parters.
The best way to support This Is Horror is via Patreon. How much will you pledge? Go on. Be awesome.
This Is Horror Books
This Is Horror Books on Kindle Unlimited and Amazon
- They Don’t Come Home Anymore by T.E. Grau
- A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman
- The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud
- The Elvis Room by Stephen Graham Jones
- Water For Drowning by Ray Cluley
- Chalk by Pat Cadigan
- Roadkill by Joseph D’Lacey