Dec 29, 2020
Eric and I talk about body horror, the inherent queerness of horror, and the personal origins of his novella Starving Ghosts in Every Thread. Note that there are spoilers for this novella in the second half, but I give a warning in advance.
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Dec 26, 2020
Sam and I talk about writing as an exorcism, the power of transgressive fiction, and his unforgettable short story "Deathlike Love". There are spoilers for this story in the second half of the episode, but I give a warning in advance. The rest of To Wallow in Ash is unspoiled. Note that we touch on some intense...
Dec 20, 2020
Charles and I talk about better understanding bizarro fiction, incorporating pop culture into literature, and processing grief through writing. In the second half of the episode, we have a spoiler-filled discussion about "The Last Glorious Ride of El Barko Poderoso" from Charles' new collection Slippery...
Dec 13, 2020
M. and I talk about defunding the police, the cultural worship of serial killers, and her cinematic new novella Hooker. Note that we briefly discuss sexual assault in the first half of the episode, though there is no sexual assault in the book. There are also spoilers for Hooker in the second half of the episode, but...
Dec 7, 2020
Daniel Braum and I talk about formative childhood experiences, the beautiful ambiguity of weird fiction, and his magical and emotive story "Cloudland Earthbound". Note that the second half contains spoilers for this story, but the other stories in Underworld Dreams remain unspoiled.