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Talking Scared
Talking Scared
Neil McRobert

Conversations with the biggest names in horror fiction. A podcast for horror readers who want to know where their favourite stories came... more

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189 – The Black Girl Survives in This One, with Saraciea J. Fennell, Desiree S. Evans, Monica Brashears & Eden Royce

I bite off a lot this week, in a five-way conversation with editors and contributors to the ever-so-of-the-moment anthology The... more

16 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
188 – Scarlett Thomas & Hot Gothic

I’m in literary hero territory again … at least this time it’s sunny! My guest is Scarlett Thomas, the groundbreaking writer... more

09 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
187 – The Carrie 50th Anniversary Deep Dive, with Nat Cassidy & Ally Malinenko

Carrie White turns 50 years old today! April 5th, 1974 – the day King’s debut came out, and the world of... more

05 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 46 minutes
186 – Stephen Graham Jones & The Last Stand of the Final Girls

Alas, we come to the end! Stephen Graham Jones’s The Angel of Indian Lake brings the most important horror trilogy of... more

02 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 33 minutes
185 – Cynthia Pelayo & A Mermaid in the Windy City

Chi-Town!! We’re heading to the midwestern metropolis this week, for a conversation with Cina Pelayo – all about murder, mystery, history... more

26 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
184 – Joshua Hull & It’s a Whole Hole Thing

Never mind the floor is lava. This week the ground has teeth. Joshua Hull is our guest, to talk about his... more

19 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
183 – Gwendolyn Kiste & Working Through Your Ghosts

Time to get liminal and haunted.  Gwendolyn Kiste comes back to Talking Scared for another high-concept twist on the Gothic. In... more

12 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
182 – Tim Lebbon & Running Towards What Scares You

Sometimes you meet someone who just gets you. Like Tim Lebbon. A man who writes riotously good adventure-horror novels, and also... more

05 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
181 – Haunting Hill House, with Catriona Ward, Johnny Compton & Paul Tremblay

Back from a too-short break, but ready to delve into the greatest haunted house of them all! Shirley Jackson’s Hill... more

27 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 33 minutes
180 – Chuck Palahniuk & What Kind of Sex Do You Want?

Yes I put sex in the title to make you download it. Did it work? It shouldn’t be necessary, ‘cos this... more

30 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Talking Scared
189 – The Black Girl Survives in This One, with Saraciea J. Fennell, Desiree S. Evans, Monica Brashears & Eden Royce
Talking Scared