Best-selling author Ronald Malfi sits down with Brian and Dave for an in-depth, career-spanning discussion of his origins, his work, the literature of genre, changing publishers, his new rock band, and much more. He also plays a short acoustic set. Also in this episode, a remembrance of Edward Bryant and a look back at the seminal DARK FORCES anthology. Plus, as Samhain Publishing closes its doors forever, we've got an exclusive from Jonathan Janz! And another exclusive from Richard Chizmar regarding his forthcoming collaboration with Stephen King! And movie news for Lee Thomas. And bad news for Paramount's horror movies. And worse news for contributors and subscribers to Fangoria.
Sexual assault allegations against author G Arthur Brown have left the Bizarro genre in turmoil. Brian and Dave sort through the facts and discuss the case, as well as examining its impact on the future of the community, and why the Bizarro genre finds itself so divided. Plus, Wrath James White's German book signing tour, Jeff Strand's new book deal, promotions for Mike Lombardo and Mary SanGiovanni, the trailer for season two of STRANGER THINGS, and how Sarah Pinborough's newest pinnacle of success affects her old friends Brian and Christopher Golden.
Mary SanGiovanni and Somer Canon discuss twenty years of industry changes for women in horror. Brian and Dave discuss the epic 100th episode telethon. Plus John Hurt in remembrance, Bernie Wrightson retires, Graham Masterton honored, Tony Todd as Dormammu, Dave's review of THE OA, Mary is perplexed by EL TOPO, and Kevin Strange can't afford advertising.
An in-depth remembrance of the life and work of William Peter Blatty. Plus: #HorrorShow100 looms, the truth is still out there for X-FILES fans, Shock Totem's sale to Apex Book Company, Dungeonmaster 77.1's tips for hunting the Loch Ness Monster, and much more!
Is it ever okay for an author or artist to give their work away for free? Join Brian, Dave, and special guests author Stephen Kozeniewski and filmmaker Mike Lombardo as they discuss whether it's ever acceptable to break Harlan Ellison's golden rule of "Pay the writer". Plus -- Dave's Top TV Picks for 2016, a new David J. Schow, a new CHILD'S PLAY, a new TWIN PEAKS, a new excuse for B&N's continuing sales decline, and warning signs indicating a possible downturn for small press horror.
NEW YEAR! NEW SHOW! Kevin Strange versus Extreme Horror and Bizarro! WHC versus HWA! Brian and Bleeding Cool's Jude Terror and Rich Johnston versus Marvel Entertainment VP Stephen Wacker! Dave and Phoebe versus a herd of deer! Plus BLACK MIRROR, WESTWORLD, Steve Vai, and complete details on the upcoming 100th episode live telethon!
Dungeonmaster77.1 takes over the show in this special year end bonus episode. Featuring interviews, commentary, comedy, and appearances by his dad, Brian Keene.
Dave & Phoebe once again celebrate the holiday season with a special episode. Discussions include cookies, holiday light displays, and special gifts. They also talk about serial killers at yard sales, and rant about one of the most horrifying activities on Earth: Moving.
Dave picks his favorite moments from 2016, featuring appearances by Mary SanGiovanni, Geoff Cooper, Damien Angelica Walters, Christian Jensen, Dungeonmaster 77.1, and Phoebe, plus the greatest Mike Lombardo story every told!
Brian reminisces over his favorite show moments from 2016, including special guest stars Jack Ketchum, John Skipp, Laura Lee Bahr, Bryan Smith, Hal Bodner, Damien Angelica Walters, Chet Williamson, Dan Padavona, Stephen Kozeniewski, Christian Jensen, Kelly Laymon, and DungeonMaster 77.1