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Oct 22, 2020

A video game as big as The Last of Us Part II demands an episode that's just as big! Join us and our featured guest, author Daniel Barnett, for a super-sized, spoiler-filled discussion of developer Naughty Dog's Playstation 4 hit, along with mini-reviews of the feature films Relic and The Beach House, David Joy's When...


Oct 15, 2020

This week on Staring Into the Abyss, we're talking about Willem Dafoe, The House that Jack Built, Hunter Shea's Misfits, Star Wars books, and Ju-On: Origins. Then, it's on to our spoiler-filled discussion of our story of the week as we take a deep dive into "Houses Under the Sea," by Caitlin R. Kiernan. (Recorded June...


Oct 8, 2020

This week, we're talking about octopi, eggs, and ethnic cuisine as we take a trip through The Twilight Zone Season 2 and The Dirty South, the latest Charlie Parker book from John Connolly. We also discuss J.B. Priestly's Benighted, Patrick Freivald's Murmur, the Malevolence film trilogy, and The Last of Us Part II...


Oct 1, 2020

This week, hosts Scott Kemper (aka Richard Gerlach), Matt Brandenburg, and author Michael Patrick Hicks discuss the Netflix movie Da 5 Bloods, the crime noir novel Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby, Death Head Press's second splatter-western book Hunger on the Chisholm Trail by M. Ennenbach, and Stephen Graham Jones's...


Sep 24, 2020

Author and Ink Heist podcast co-host Laurel Hightower (Crossroads) joins us to discuss life in quarantine, protests, and online doomsurfing before we dive into a spoiler-filled discussion of Carmen Maria Machado's short story, "The Husband Stitch."

The theme music, "Insidious," was created by Purple Planet Music and is...