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
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This Is Horror Books
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- 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