On today’s show, John talks to Mistie Watkins about her new book of flash essays, , which might be the most Florida book he’s ever read.
On today’s show, John talks to Tom Lucas about his brand new Lovecraftian YA-ish novel, Research Randy & the The Mystery of Grandma’s Half-Eaten Pie of Despair, told by an unreliable narrator about a doomed town.
Jeff Shuster and I discuss the surreal techno-horror allegorical masterpiece that is Shin’ya Tsukamot’s Tetsuo: The Iron Man.
Jeff Shuster and I get rather turned around discussion the invo-convolutions of David Cronenberg’s Videodrome (1983).
Jeff Shuster and I discuss Michael Caine’s brilliant acting and deranged hair as they appeared in Oliver Stone’s directorial debut, The Hand (1981).
Chelsea Alice and Rebecca Makkai talk about diversity in novels, breaking genre conventions, student-teacher relationships, and how motherhood is represented in literature.