DD Episode 97: Mercedes M. Yardley & The Ritual (2017)

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To celebrate Women in Horror month, Jason and Michael talk with Mercedes M. Yardley where they discuss the unfortunate need for a month dedicated to women in horror, what makes a strong female character, voodoo dolls, the ever intrusive unsolicited dick pick (seriously dudes, don't do this!), advice for young women horror writers, and so much more. Then Michael and Jason Netflix and chill with the Adam Neville adapted novel The Ritual.

 

Visit Mercedes online: 

https://abrokenlaptop.com/

https://www.amazon.com/Mercedes-M.-Yardley/e/B006B9MFA2/

Music Heard: 

Singularity by Steinsopp

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DD Episode 76: 2016 in Review

We're back!!! This week Jason and Michael discuss news, movies to look forward to in 2017 (from an article written by DeAnna Janes for the-line-up.com - http://www.the-line-up.com/upcoming-horror-movies-2017/), and then review favorites and not so favorites of 2016 in movies, books, and all the great authors we talked to last year. And just like 2016, this episode is a giant. So grab a soda pop or a tea, sit down, and dig in.

 

Music Heard:

Break the Machine by Elbrus

Made of Rats and The Abyss by Orange Goblin

DD Episode 60: Mercedes M. Yardley

Mercedes M. Yardley stopped by to chat it up with Jason. They talk about the writing life, her works, sad and evil robots, and evil Skype interrupting their conversation while said sad/evil robots have their way with poor Jason.

Jason and Michael discuss some horror news, including John Carpenter's return to the new Halloween franchise, the Puppet Master franchise, Day of the Dead vs Dawn of the Dead, George Romero's Star, Karen Black, and Vincent D'Onofrio. 

Mercedes Yardley online:

Website: http://mercedesyardley.com/

Amazon.com store: http://www.amazon.com/Mercedes-M.-Yardley/e/B006B9MFA2 

Music Heard:

Wisdom of Doom by Void of Sleep

Sad Robot by Pornophonique

DD Episode 55: Gemma Files and Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love Review

Jason had the opportunity to talk with award-winning writer, Gemma Files. They talk about being movie critic, teaching about film, parenting, and her latest book Experimental Film. 

Visit Gemma online:   

Website: http://musicatmidnight-gfiles.blogspot.ca

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/765702.Gemma_Files

Clare de Luna also stops by to review Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love by recent Bram Stoker winner, Mercedes M. Yardley.  

Visit Clare online:

Website: https://clarecastleberry.wordpress.com

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7501551.Clare_de_Lune

Music Heard:

Färden by Ocean Chief

Barren Fields by TOMBSTONES