Horror and isolation with Melinda Salisbury

Horror and isolation with Melinda Salisbury

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSYou know the drill, you are alone in the middle of a foggy field and there’s no one within miles… except the person following you. There’s no one coming to help you. Isolation is an ever-present theme in...
Narration and ambiguity with Camilla Bruce

Narration and ambiguity with Camilla Bruce

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhen we pick up a book, we know we’re going to be told a story. We trust the author or, in the case of first-person POV the narrator, to tell us the truth. We might be reading about vengeful ghosts or...
Cosmic horror with Premee Mohamed

Cosmic horror with Premee Mohamed

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCosmic horror is an unhelpful term by itself. HP Lovecraft himself is quoted as saying that: The fundamental premise [of cosmic horror is] that common human laws and interest and emotions have no validity...