DD Episode 110: Steve Rasnic Tem & Halloween (2018 Reboot)

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Welcome to the show! On this episode, we welcome legendary short story writer and novelist Steve Rasnic Tem to discuss his latest collection, out now by Omnium Gatherum. The collection is called Everything Is Fine Now, and you can purchase it with this link, or the link below. Jason and Michael discuss the stories within with Steve, how darker fiction often turns away horror fans, what makes horror fans, existential dread in dark fiction, love and loss, along with some great writing tips.

Then Michael and Jason discuss the 2018 reboot of the Halloween franchise staring Jamie Lee Curtis. Does it live up to Michael and Jason’s expectations? Find out!

Find Steve Rasnic Tem online: www.stevetem.com

Buy his books: https://www.amazon.com/Steve-Rasnic-Tem/e/B001JRYPX6

Buy Everything Is Fine Now: https://www.amazon.com/Everything-Fine-Now-Steve-Rasnic-ebook/dp/B07L9JMSQY/

Visit Omnium Gatherum: http://www.omniumgatherumedia.com/

Thanks to Steve Rasnic Tem for the wonderful conversation and thanks to you for listening in.

Music Heard: Night Child by Electric Wizard

DD Episode 101: Michael H. Hanson & Insidious: The Final Key

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Michael H. Hanson drops by to help Darkness Dwells' Month of C.H.U.D. where we discuss creating shared worlds, Sha' Daa and what's next in the series, writing horror poetry, and the C.H.U.D. Lives Tribute anthology.

Then Jason and Michael discuss the latest in the James Wan universe, Insidious: The FInal Key.

Visit Michael online: http://www.northcountrypoet.com/NorthCountryPoet/Welcome.html

 

Music Heard: 

Ophidian Womb by Absent

DD Episode 99: Kerry Alan Denney & Psychopaths (2017)

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Kerry Alan Denney returns to discuss his new novel, Beyond the Vale. They also discuss how to avoid author intrusion, drafting your novel, marketing tips, and life after death. 

Then Jason and Michael discuss the 2017 Mickey Keating film Psychopaths.

Visit Kerry online: http://www.kerrydenney.com/

 

Music Heard

Drowning by Monster Magnet. Buy their new album here!

DD Ep 74: Mark Allan Gunnells Pt. 2

Mark returns to discuss his new releases, CURTAIN CALL and WHERE THE DEAD GO TO DIE. They also discuss writing short stories, what it's like to have a collection out with Cemetery Dance, collaborating, and so much more. Jason then reviews Halloween House of Horrors by Mark.

Music Heard:

Riverhead by Prick

Came Back Haunted by Nine Inch Nails

Deformography by Marilyn Manson

Thanks for listening, everyone. Stay tuned for our Christmas episode coming to you very shortly.

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

DD Episode 51: Guest Laird Barron Pt. 1 Plus Windchill Review

This week, Darkness Dwells was proud to talk to Laird Barron and present to you, dear listener, part of their discussion in two parts. Here is part one. Also, Christina Cooper returns to review Patrick Rutigliano's novel, Windchill. And there's much discussion of all things horror by Jason and Michael with songs by Radiohead.

It's a giant episode, so you might want to consider getting that beverage and digging in. You're bound to have a great time!

Songs Heard:

Where I End and You Begin and Idioteque, both songs by Radiohead

Photo of Laird on a chair: unknown

Photo of Laird by the sea by JD Busch

 

DD Episode 46: Mark Allan Gunnells

We're back! This week Jason has a great conversation with writer Mark Allan Gunnells where they discuss the writing life, writing short stories, his works, how to build an anthology of your own work, and much more. 

Time for that beverage! 

Songs Heard:

Beast by Sandrider

Uppervols by Green Yeti