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Dec 2, 2021

Author and Nictitating Books publisher Sean M. Thompson joins us in the Abyss to discuss fast food, tie-in fiction, Twitter tagging etiquette, and Kathe Koja's short story, "Velocity," from her collection, Velocities.

We also talk about the animated dark fantasy film The Spine of Night, Bryan Asman's Man, F--- This...


Nov 18, 2021

Author Mike Thorn returns to the Abyss for a wide-ranging discussion about depression, the perils of social media, and "Havoc," the opening story from his latest collection, Peel Back and See

Before we sink into Mike's story, we talk a bit about Netflix's Squid Game, parenting tips, online petitions to alter...


Nov 11, 2021

This week in the Abyss, we're discussing the much-vaunted and supposedly classic 80s horror tome, The Ceremonies, by T.E.D. Klein.

We also review Shudder's Thai horror mockumentary, The Medium, Hunter Shea's Faithless, Edgar Allan Poe's "Diddling," The Secret Goatman Spookshow and Other Psychological Warfare Operations...


Nov 5, 2021

This week in the Abyss, we're discussing Greater Ventriloquist Jon Padgett's recently published short story, "Flight 389," from Nightmare Magazine Issue 109, and its larger connections to Padgett's work, particularly "20 Simple Steps to Ventriloquism."

Before we get into all, though, we talk a bit about...


Oct 28, 2021

Author and podcaster Matt Wildasin returns to the Abyss for some trick-or-treating as we discuss Bentley Little's lost Nightmare on Elm Street novelette, "Miles To Go Before I Sleep," from the 1991 anthology, Nightmares on Elm Street: Freddy Krueger's Seven Sweetest Dreams

Before we carve our way through Little's...