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Laird Barron

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Peter Straub Tribute: With Paul Tremblay, John Langan, and Laird Barron

Lovecraft eZine Podcast

💥 The legendary writer Peter Straub died on September 4, 2022. Three writers who knew him -- John Langan, Laird Barron, and Paul Tremblay -- pay tribute to their friend and his work. 📚 "Human beings across every culture I know about require stories, stories with cool winds and wood smoke. They speak to something deep within us." -- Peter Straub 📚 Peter Straub's Wikipedia entry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Straub 📚 A moving tribute from his daughter, the writer Emma Straub: https://twitter.com/emmastraub/status/1567284488907939840 📚 Peter Straub Obituary: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2022/sep/09/peter-straub-obituary 💥💥LOVECRAFT EZINE PODCAST💥💥 🔊 Listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2OGFmYh 🍎 Listen on Apple: https://bit.ly/horror-podcast 🎼 Listen on Amazon Music: https://amzn.to/3GHTMOP 🎧 Download the podcast: https://lovecraftezine.libsyn.com/ 🖥️ Watch on Youtube: https://bit.ly/ezine-video 🎧 Listen on Audible: https://adbl.co/3LxAUUs 📻 Upcoming podcast guests: http://www.lovecraftezinepodcast.com 🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/misanthropemike 🎃 Keep the eZine going! I can't do it without my Patreons -- full stop. They keep this going. Get access to EXCLUSIVE content: videos, books, and other perks: https://www.patreon.com/lovecraftezine 😄 "This podcast helped get me through lockdown. Love it!" - Jennifer Carstens 😄 "I usually try to catch your show Sunday afternoons on YouTube. I've come to look at you, Rick, Pete, Matt and others as buddies." - Ed Kinter 😄 "Thanks for reminding me that reading is a joy." - Adam Taylor 😄 "Listening to the Michael Shea episode. I have one of his books, and I want to get everything now. This is exactly why the eZine is so valuable to the community, for people like me who maybe SHOULD be reading a certain writer, but haven’t taken the plunge yet." - Robert Ottone 🎃 "The Lovecraft eZine" is a small press, website, and podcast devoted to the Cthulhu Mythos, cosmic horror, comics, horror, weird fiction, and more. 🔗 All eZine links: https://linktr.ee/misanthropemike 

1hr 35mins

12 Sep 2022

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Chthonica #7: Horror from page to screen with Laird Barron, Alan Baxter and filmmaker Philip Gelatt

Chthonica: a podcast on fictional horror

In this episode of Chthonica, we talk about the adapting horror prose to film with Laird Barron and Alan Baxter, and screenwriter & filmmaker Philip Gelatt, Jr. who has adapted stories from both authors. Philip wrote and directed the film THEY REMAIN, based on Laird's novella "--30--" and scripted "In Vaulted Halls Entombed" from the story by Alan Baxter for the Netflix animated series Love, Death & Robots. Philip also wrote, directed and produced the dark fantasy animated film THE SPINE OF NIGHT, now streaming on Shudder and available on Blu-Ray through Amazon. Spoiler alert: we will talk about details of both stories and their screen adaptations. You can find "--30--" in Laird Barron's collection OCCULTATION and "In Vaulted Halls Entombed" in Alan Baxter's collection SERVED COLD.

1hr 20mins

6 Sep 2022

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Michael Shea: the author and his work! With Laird Barron, Sam Hamm, and others!

Lovecraft eZine Podcast

💥 A discussion of the life and work of Michael Shea! PANELISTS: Laird Barron, Sam Hamm, Marc Laidlaw, John Langan, Henrik Möller, Linda Shea, and me (Mike Davis). ⚡️ My Patreons (https://www.patreon.com/lovecraftezine) had early access to this podcast, but I'm making it available to everyone now. You get a lot of extra content as a Patreon, and it's only $5 a month! ⚡️ Read MR. CANNYHARME: A NOVEL OF LOVECRAFTIAN TERROR by Michael Shea: https://amzn.to/3KW58jN ⚡️ Cover artist for MR. CANNYHARME: Tom Brown. Available for commissions: https://bit.ly/tom-brown 💥💥PODCAST💥💥 📻 Upcoming podcast guests: http://www.lovecraftezinepodcast.com 🔊 Listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2OGFmYh 🍎 Listen on Apple: https://bit.ly/horror-podcast 🎼 Listen on Amazon Music: https://amzn.to/3GHTMOP 🎧 Download the podcast: https://lovecraftezine.libsyn.com/ 🖥️ Watch on Youtube: https://bit.ly/ezine-video 🎧 Listen on Audible: https://adbl.co/3LxAUUs 💥 NEW! Lovecraft eZine Horror Stories playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6VMiwKgvt-GY3BCkhDu4IcI52WPzcouB 🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/misanthropemike 😱 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LovecraftZine 🖥️ Subscribe on Youtube: https://bit.ly/ezine-video 🙏 Thanks for being patreons, folks! Without you, there would be no Lovecraft eZine. 😱 Lovecraft eZine events: https://lovecraftzine.com/forum/ 🎧 Old-Time Radio Horror at Lovecraft eZine: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6VMiwKgvt-Eb3Anr0l9jYNFRmfKyG7Ha 🔊 Poetry and Prose readings by Mike Davis: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6VMiwKgvt-He637-GihlwKEfb8edrfIB 😱 Join our FB discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/340617356069074/ 😱 Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LovecraftZine 📸 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/misanthropemike/ 📚 Hundreds of FREE Lovecraftian and Cosmic Horror stories: https://lovecraftzine.com/free-fiction/ 📚 Lovecraft eZine Press books: https://lovecraftzine.com/ezine-books/ 👕 eZine Merch: https://bit.ly/ezine-teepublic 🖥️ Website: https://lovecraftzine.com/ 🔗 All eZine links: https://linktr.ee/misanthropemike

1hr 29mins

1 Jul 2022

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The Dark Word Podcast #01: Laird Barron

The Dark Word

Hello and welcome to the Dark Word. This is Season 1, Episode 1 and I’m your host Philip Fracassi.The Dark Word is a podcast about writing, writers, and those who read those writers. The goal of this podcast is to focus on the profession of writing—the creative process, the business side of things, or simply offering advice on how to be a professional writer. We’ll be hearing from some of the best in the business.This week features my interview with Laird Barron. True to our name, the Dark Word focuses on writers who tend to hang out in the shadowy side of the room. These are the names you think of when you hear horror, suspense, noir —the names who’ve chilled you and thrilled you.So follow me down this dark hallway, because there’s someone I’m dying for you to meet.Today’s guest is Laird Barron, an expat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago Sequence and Other Stories; Swift to Chase; and the Isaiah Coleridge trilogy: Blood Standard, Black Mountain, and Worse Angels. For more on Laird Barron, visit Book and Film Globe to read his BFG interview. Barron lives in the Rondout Valley of New York State, where he’s hard at work crafting stories of evil and woe.


31 Mar 2022

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💥 WEIRD WORLD WARS: Interview with Laird Barron, Sean Hazlett, and other writers! 💥

Lovecraft eZine Podcast

🙂 A podcast on cosmic horror, weird fiction, genre topics, Lovecraftian fiction, psychological thrillers... and more! ⚡️ Did I say "podcast"? Sure! But it's more like joining friends to chat about your favorite horror movies and books, about cosmic horror, weird fiction, and other geeky topics! ⚡️ THIS EPISODE: a conversation with some of the authors and the editor of WEIRD WORLD WAR III and WEIRD WORLD WAR IV: https://amzn.to/36uog9n and https://amzn.to/351wFkk): ⚡️ Laird Barron: http://www.lairdbarronbooks.com ⚡️ Erica Satifka: http://www.ericasatifka.com/ ⚡️ John Langan: http://www.johnpaullangan.com ⚡️ Maurice Broaddus: http://mauricebroaddus.com/ ⚡️ Sean Hazlett: https://seanpatrickhazlett.com ⚡️ THE BOOKS: "What if there were a war after Armageddon? How would the survivors emerging from World War III’s radioactive slag heaps fight in this conflict? Would they wage it with sticks and stones…and sorcery? Or would they use more refined weapons, elevating lawfare to an art and unleashing bureaucratic nightmares worse than death? Would they struggle against themselves or inter-dimensional invaders? What horrors from the desolate darkness might slither into the light? Wipe away the ashes of civilization and peer into a pit of atomic glass to witness the haunting visions of World War IV from today’s greatest minds in science fiction, fantasy, and horror." 😄 Lovecraft eZine Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lovecraftezine 🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/misanthropemike 🖥️ Subscribe on Youtube: https://bit.ly/ezine-video 🍎 Listen on Apple: https://bit.ly/horror-podcast 🔊 Listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2OGFmYh 🎼 Listen on Amazon Music: https://amzn.to/3GHTMOP 🎧 Download the podcast: https://lovecraftezine.libsyn.com/ 🔗 All Lovecraft eZine links: https://linktr.ee/misanthropemike 😱 Lovecraft eZine events: https://lovecraftzine.com/forum/ 🎃 NEW! Lovecraft eZine now has a Discord server: https://discord.gg/RWNGuQYFv6 📚 RULES FOR MONSTERS by Michael Minnis, a new Lovecraftian collection from Lovecraft eZine Press: https://amzn.to/30BOOmj 🎃 Book cover by Raisa Effress: https://www.instagram.com/raisadoesart/ 📚 THE MISKATONIC UNIVERSITY SPIRITUALISM CLUB by Pete Rawlik: https://bit.ly/miskatonic-spiritualism-club 📚 THE VALE OF THE WHITE HORSE by Scott Thomas: https://amzn.to/30b6dlL

1hr 33mins

18 Mar 2022

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Laird Barron

Cursed Morsels

Corey Farrenkopf and I talk with Laird Barron about the planned trajectory of his writing career, the influence of mythology on his stories, and the different literary universes he's built over the past 20+ years. In the second half of the episode, we have a spoiler-filled discussion about "Tiptoe," his story in Ellen Datlow's When Things Get Dark Shirley Jackson tribute anthology.

1hr 20mins

8 Feb 2022

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Interview: Author Laird Barron

30+ Minutes with H. P. Lovecraft

This month, we interviewed horror and detective writer Laird Barron about growing up in Alaska, his footing in cosmic horror, and much more. Learn more about Liard Barron’s work on his website: https://lairdbarron.wordpress.com/ Questions and comments can be directed to mark@lovecraftpod.com, david@lovecraftpod.com, or richard@lovecraftpod.com. Recorded live through Zoom. Hosted by Richard Wilson, David Guffy, & Mark Griffin. In association with www.lovecraftpod.com and the Logan County  Speculative Fiction Group, with help from the Logan County Public Library, the Lovecraft Eternal Facebook Page, and the H. P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast. Edited by Katie Tyson. Theme is Minimal by Xylo-Ziko

1hr 20mins

21 Jan 2022

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#300 – Phase IV w/ Laird Barron

Eerie International

The day the Earth was turned into a cemetery! (more…)

1hr 43mins

14 Aug 2021

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EP 66. The Weird and Noir with Laird Barron

Wyrd Transmissions

Laird Barron joins me on the latest episode. This is a long one and we cover A LOT of ground. We talk about his childhood in Alaska, his history as a writer, writing in multiple genres, the pre-Christian heroic archetype, and much more!Episode links- https://lairdbarron.wordpress.com/Sponsored links-https://www.amazon.com/Mr-Cannyharme-Novel-Lovecraftian-Terror-ebook/dp/B0982F4C5Khttps://www.hippocampuspress.com/other-authors/fiction/mr.-cannyharme?zenid=oj54phsotgclf70o16a39j9u92

2hr 29mins

9 Aug 2021

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The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All Stories By: Laird Barron

Knights of the Pageless Library

Today Ryan and Beau at look at The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us AllStories By: Laird Barron. Was it a good idea to listen to another Laird Barron book so soon?


27 Feb 2021