Genre is a book podcast about forgotten pulp and familiar classics.
Ep 13: I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
Forget everything you know about Will Smith. Watch our hero, Robert Neville, piledrives crowds of vampires while reeking of alcohol and garlic. Also, are this and Harry Potter the only stories with "monster world orders"?Send questions to email@example.com and read along with us for our next book, "Vikram and the Vampire" translated by Richard Francis Burton.
Ep. 12: Herbert West--Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft
Is Herbert West a madman or the greatest scientist of the twentieth century? Can he really cure the world of death? Join Zac and Bob as they reanimate and crawl out of their graves, it's time for H.P. Lovecraft!
Ep 11: The Phoenix on the Sword, a Conan the Barbarian story by Robert E Howard
Heads will roll! Grab your battle axe with Bob and Zac and slay evil! Sorcerer Thoth-Amon and droves of conspirators try to assassinate King Conan. But you won't let it happen, will you?
Ep. 10: The Naked Sun by Isaac Asimov
Following The Caves of Steel, The Naked Sun has our detectives investigate a murder on a strange planet where everyone has been social distancing for 300 years.
Ep. 9: A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The game is afoot! Get out your magnifying glass and tobacco with Zac and Bob as they ask, what makes the Sherlock Holmes the world's greatest detective?
Ep. 8: Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey
Is the most famous western of all time just a romance in a cowboy hat? Saddle up with Zac and Bob and ride down into the purple sage to find out!