Author Interview, world building

Queer Monster Hour with Johannes T. Evans

The June bonus episode is an hour-long chat with author and stand-up comedian Johannes T. Evans on queerness, monsters, monstrous bodies, and exploring power dynamics in relationships. Twitter: https://twitter.com/JohannesTEvans Medium:  http://johannestevans.medium.com Website: johannestevans.com His novel, Heart of Stone, can be found on Amazon. AUDIO: Listen on Spotify, Apple, Google Podcasts and other platforms - see my… Continue reading Queer Monster Hour with Johannes T. Evans

TV/Film Review, werewolves

Werewolf Films: 1970-1979 Part III

Horror Comedy In Mexico, the werewolf was still a horror-comedy staple, and two films of 1973 came out to further cement it as a figure of fun that is defeated by Mexican wrestlers and kids. Chabelo Y Pepito Contra Los Monstruos Pelicula (1973) is a family film where two young Boy Scouts go up against… Continue reading Werewolf Films: 1970-1979 Part III

Book Review, Gothic Fiction, Longread

#AmReading: Haunted Communities I: Gothic Dissent (1900s-1940s)

Introduction Chapter 3 of Jane Aaron's Welsh Gothic, (UWP, 2013), focuses on the shift in themes that characterised Welsh Gothic Fiction in the first part of the twentieth century. This post looks at the historical religious background in brief in the first section, and in the second part highlights some of the fiction that Aaron discusses.… Continue reading #AmReading: Haunted Communities I: Gothic Dissent (1900s-1940s)