TIH 251: Grady Hendrix on Heavy Metal, Christmas Stories and Movies, and Supernatural Experiences

TIH 251 Grady Hendrix on Heavy Metal, Christmas Stories and Movies, and Supernatural Experiences

In this podcast Grady Hendrix talks about heavy metal, Christmas stories and movies, supernatural experiences, and much more.

About Grady Hendrix

Grady Hendrix is a novelist and screenwriter based in New York City. His novels include Horrorstor, named one of the best books of 2014 by National Public Radio, and My Best Friend’s Exorcism, for which The Wall Street Journal dubbed him ‘a national treasure.’ Paperbacks from Hell, his survey of outrageous horror novels of the 1970s and 80s, was called ‘pure, demented delight’ by the New York Times Review. He’s contributed to Playboy, The Village Voice, and Variety. His latest novel is We Sold Our Souls.

Show notes

  • [07:00] Scott Kemper, via Patreon, asks Grady about We Sold Our Souls and heavy metal
  • [11:45] How long it took Grady to self-teach about heavy metal
  • [20:00] And Also Horror …
  • [22:20] Traci Kenworth, via Patreon, asks about personal scares/supernatural experiences
  • [32:00] Difficult to explain supernatural experiences
  • [40:30] Ross Byers, via Patreon, asks about authors Grady likes best
  • [45:00] Reading widely
  • [52:40] Ross Byers, via Patreon, asks about the Necronomicon Song
  • [54:15] David Irons, via Patreon, asks about a Friday the 13th Christmas movie
  • [57:35] Favourite Christmas stories and movies
  • [01:00:30] Ghost stories at Christmas
  • [01:05:34] Ryan Whitley, via Patreon, asks about favourite M.R. James stories and early nineteenth-century ghost stories
  • [01:13:35] Patrons’ favourite stories and films
  • [01:17:00] Gremlins

Grady would like to print ‘Such Nice People’ by Sandra Scoppettone. Do you have or know who has the literary rights? Please get in touch.

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2 comments

    • Laurie | Bark on January 10, 2019 at 4:27 pm
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    We can help you find all the Ladies of Horror Fiction! This is why we exist.

    Visit us at http://www.ladiesofhorrorfiction.com

    • Laurie | Bark on January 10, 2019 at 4:28 pm
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    And also, I could listen to Grady Hendrix talk about horror fiction all day! Great interview 🙂

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