Ep 08: A Crash Course in Horror. September 30, 2019.

Ep 08: A Crash Course in Horror. September 30, 2019.

Fall is in the air! As such we bring to you our dear listeners a seasonally themed episode featuring a Crash Course in Horror. The genre of horror is intended to frighten, scare, and disgust. Join Yuli and Sam as they (very briefly) discuss how horror came to be and where it’s at now. They discuss all things Mary Shelley and HP Lovecraft, to Stephen King and R.L. Stine. Is our obsession with horror a means to find out who we are through a reflection of our innermost selves? We hope to find out. Or at least be frightened a bit along the way...   Find us on Instagram @biglittlebookspod Email us with any feedback, comments, or just to say hello.  Happy Reading!   EPISODE GUIDE: PART 1: All About Horror 00:00:49 - Housekeeping Duties 00:06:25 - Romanticism & the Gothic Horror Genre: THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO by Horace Walpole 00:07:55 - Sam's Favourites: FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley 00:10:35 - Sam's Favourites: DRACULA by Bram Stoker  00:13:05 - American Horror: Edgar Allen Poe 00:15:17 - American Horror: H.P. Lovecraft 00:16:45 - Henry James, M.R. James, Shirley Jackson 00:18:15 - Where are we now? Anne Rice, James Herbert, Peter Stroub 00:19:01 - THE SHINING by Stephen King 00:20:02 - Sam divulges one of her biggest fears ... 00:22:18 - Yuli divulges some of her fears 00:24:15 - THE MIST by Stephen King 00:25:07 - INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE by Anne Rice 00:25:57 - Postmillennial Horror: PRIDE & PREJUDICE & ZOMBIES by Seth Grahame-Smith, Jane Austen 00:27:12 - MAPPING THE INTERIOR by Stephen Graham Jones 00:30:16 - Yuli's Favourites: HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado  00:32:30 - Yuli's Favourites: THE GRIP OF IT by Jac Jemc 00:35:40 - Sam's Favourites: LET THE RIGHT ONE IN by John Ajvide Lindqvist PART 2: Regular Programming 00:39:26 - Long Reviews: PLANET OF EXILE by Ursula K. LeGuin 00:43:08 - Long Reviews: THREE WOMEN by Lisa Taddeo 00:49:38 - Long Reviews: Y, THE LAST MAN Volume 1: Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughan. 00:55:54 - Currently Reading: TRICK MIRROR: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino 00:59:08 - Currently Reading: THE NIGHT CIRCUS by Erin Morgenstern 01:03:18 - Currently Reading: THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE by Shirley Jackson 01:06:55 - Read Next: THE BONE HOUSES by Emily Lloyd Jones 01:07:30 - Read Next: THE EYE OF THE WORLD (The Wheel of Time #1) by Robert Jordon 01:09:05 - Read Next: THE UNDYING: Pain, Vulnerability, Mortality, Medicine, Art, Time, Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care by Anne Boyer 01:10:07 - News: We're going to a Margaret Atwood event!

Duration: 1 hr 14 min

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