138 episodes

Hosted by very online writers Kevin Kautzman and Brad Kelly, Art of Darkness is a podcast about the dark side of (dead) artists, creatives, intellectuals and the people who made history and continue to move culture. AoD features well-researched Core Episodes, Dark Room discussions with guests, plus bonus After Dark and Post-Mortem episodes for our beloved Patreon subscribers. Find us at artofdarkpod.com.

Art of Darkness Kevin Kautzman & Brad Kelly

    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 70 Ratings

Hosted by very online writers Kevin Kautzman and Brad Kelly, Art of Darkness is a podcast about the dark side of (dead) artists, creatives, intellectuals and the people who made history and continue to move culture. AoD features well-researched Core Episodes, Dark Room discussions with guests, plus bonus After Dark and Post-Mortem episodes for our beloved Patreon subscribers. Find us at artofdarkpod.com.

    Sylvia Plath at the Edge

    Sylvia Plath at the Edge

    We cover the troubled, short life of the brilliant American poet and novelist Sylvia Plath. Get the After Dark episode and more at patreon.com/artofdarkpod or substack.com/@artofdarkpod. twitter.com/artofdarkpod twitter.com/bradkelly twitter.com/kautzmania […]

    • 4 hr 26 min
    The Dark Room: Matthew Pegas Talks David Foster Wallace

    The Dark Room: Matthew Pegas Talks David Foster Wallace

    Author and podcaster Matthew Pegas joins the podcast to talk David Foster Wallace. Get the After Dark episode and more at patreon.com/artofdarkpod or substack.com/@artofdarkpod. twitter.com/artofdarkpod twitter.com/bradkelly twitter.com/kautzmania […]

    • 59 min
    The Dark Room: Aaron Burch on Denis Johnson’s “Largesse”

    The Dark Room: Aaron Burch on Denis Johnson’s “Largesse”

    Master of his craft, the writer Aaron Burch comes on to talk about writing and Denis Johnson’s phenomenal short story “The Largesse of the Sea Maiden.” Get the After Dark episode and more at patreon.com/artofdarkpod or substack.com/@artofdarkpod. twitter.com/artofdarkpod Check out Aaron’s Books, including YEAR OF THE BUFFALO and HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL twitter.com/bradkelly twitter.com/kautzmania [...]

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Dark Room: Bernard T. Joy Talks Southern Lit

    The Dark Room: Bernard T. Joy Talks Southern Lit

    Bernard T. Joy returns to the pod to talk Faulkner, O’Connor, Williams, American Southern lit writ large and more. Get the After Dark episode and more at patreon.com/artofdarkpod or substack.com/@artofdarkpod. twitter.com/bernardtjoy twitter.com/artofdarkpod twitter.com/bradkelly twitter.com/kautzmania […]

    • 57 min
    F. Scott Fitzgerald Part II: As Great as It Gets

    F. Scott Fitzgerald Part II: As Great as It Gets

    Following on our live episode covering the first part of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s tumultuous life, we complete the tragic story. Get the After Dark episode and more at patreon.com/artofdarkpod or substack.com/@artofdarkpod. twitter.com/artofdarkpod twitter.com/bradkelly twitter.com/kautzmania […]

    • 4 hr 34 min
    [PREVIEW] Marquis de Sade’s Libertine Derangement

    [PREVIEW] Marquis de Sade’s Libertine Derangement

    A preview of our Marquis de Sade core episode, for Patreon and Substack patrons. Get the episode and more at patreon.com/artofdarkpod or substack.com/@artofdarkpod. twitter.com/artofdarkpod twitter.com/bradkelly twitter.com/kautzmania […]

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
70 Ratings

70 Ratings

DomKennedy1990 ,

Incredible show

Brad and Kevin do The Lord’s work. The Patreon is well worth it, too

extrayams ,

Crucial

(see title)

billtaylorthird ,

I want to love the show

I want to love the show, I really wish I could, but Kevin is intolerable. If he could stick to his script, I think it could be ok, but the guy just can’t help himself. The veneer hiding his politics fades every episode.

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