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Cursed Morsels

Sep 14, 2020

Laura Diaz de Arce and I talk about language-blending literature, space colonialism, and her genre-bending short story collection Monstrosity. Note that the second half of this episode contains spoilers for the story "Plum Moon" from this collection -- the other 11 stories are unspoiled.

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Sep 7, 2020

John Langan and I talk about aliens, how to (tactfully) turn people you know into characters for your fiction, and his new collection Children of the Fang and Other Genealogies. Note that the second half of this episode contains spoilers for the story "Vista" from this collection -- the other 20+ stories are...


Aug 31, 2020

Emma J. Gibbon and I talk about the state of horror in libraries, paranormal experiences, and her disease-catching story "Not the Glutton Club" from her wonderful collection Dark Blood Comes from the Feet. The second half contains spoilers for this story (I provide verbal warning in advance), but there are no spoilers...


Aug 24, 2020

Briana Morgan and I talk about writing horror for the stage, the complexities of internet justice, and her excellent horror play Unboxed (note that there are spoilers in the second half of the episode -- I provide a warning in advance, and everything before it is spoiler free).We also get a preview of her upcoming short...


Aug 17, 2020

Victor LaValle and I discuss liberal horror vs. conservative horror, how writers can make their settings feel dangerous or safe, and the complexities and contradictions of characters in The Ballad of Black Tom. Note that most of this episode contains spoilers for this novella.