Othersode #71: Let’s Get Haunted / Don’t Look Now with Clay McLeod Chapman

Horror season is officially in full swing, and the Squad is celebrating with special guest Clay McLeod Chapman, author of “Ghost Eaters”! Join Clay and the Book Squad as we discuss the 1973 horror classic “Don’t Look Now,” directed by Nicholas Roeg and starring Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie. Get ready to dive deep into the grief horror genre, red raincoats, clairvoyance and seances, and much more. Then stick around as we chat with Clay about his new book (no spoilers!) and the upcoming film “Wendell & Wild.” Beware: this episode is filled with ghooooooosts! Don’t forget to join us for our next bookpisode where we’ll be discussing Jessamin Chan’s “The School for Good Mothers” (October 3rd). And then come back for or next Othersode on October 17, when we’ll be joined by Melanie Anderson and Lisa Kröger to discuss their new book “Toil & Trouble!” And, hey, if you listen to this ep, don’t forget to send us your feedback and leave a review! We love you!

:30 – Welcome Clay! And icebreaker
15:30 – Movie intro
17:00 – Spiritualism, cinematography, symbolism
37:15 – Visions
40:30 — Disability rep
47:43 — The sex scene
52:00 — Editing
55:00 — Grief, the message
1:03:00 — Interview with Clay!
1:52:00 — What’s on the blog? What’s up next?


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