GRADY HENDRIX Schools Us on ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction

November 20, 2017 The Librarian 0

The weather is getting colder outside, but snow isn’t the only thing that’s coming to town. Grady Hendrix, author of the essential 2017 non-fiction book Paperbacks From Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction, drops by the podcast in advance of next week’s Paperbacks From Hell Live! stop at the Royal Cinema to teach us all about the era of excess with its savage beasts, occult demons, outrageous sex and penchant for [READ MORE]

31 Days of Halloween… with JOHN SKIPP

October 23, 2016 The Librarian 0

Today’s second victim… ummm… I mean 31 Days of Halloween interviewee is author/editor/filmmaker John Skipp. Yes, you could call this an indie film two-fer, but John’s here for much more than just his exploits in movie-making. He’s one of the splatterpunk pioneers, co-authoring a number of gory horror novels with Craig Spector in the late ’80s and early ’90s. More recently, he’s released several books on his own (among them The Long Last Call and Conscience), co-written [READ MORE]

In Case You Missed It: Dine with HANNIBAL

October 19, 2016 The Librarian 0

Cookbooks aren’t really the domain of the Library; sure, we like food as much as the next person but, to be completely honest, The Librarian is kind of a lousy cook. That said, if there’s a cookbook we can get behind, it’s Feeding Hannibal:  A Connoisseur’s Cookbook (by Janice Poon). No, it doesn’t feature recipes made with real human parts. Sheesh, you really had to ask? Instead, we’re treated to a series of “easy-to-follow recipes [READ MORE]