46 episodes

In Horror Humor Hunger, host and horror author Viggy Parr Hampton will scare you, make you laugh, and then feed you. Each season presents an original short story, followed by interviews with experts, discussion about the themes of the story and the nature of horror, and a custom-crafted recipe inspired by the story.

Horror Humor Hunger Viggy Parr Hampton

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    • 4.9 • 12 Ratings

In Horror Humor Hunger, host and horror author Viggy Parr Hampton will scare you, make you laugh, and then feed you. Each season presents an original short story, followed by interviews with experts, discussion about the themes of the story and the nature of horror, and a custom-crafted recipe inspired by the story.

    Trauma, Horror, and Publishing with Novelist and Trauma Therapist Monique Asher

    Trauma, Horror, and Publishing with Novelist and Trauma Therapist Monique Asher

    In this episode, I’m joined by special guest Monique Asher, who is a trauma therapist by day and a horror novelist by night. Her debut novel, DON’T EAT THE PIE, will be released on September 24, 2024. Check out our discussion about everything from dealing with traumatic experiences to horror as catharsis to crafting realistic characters!DON’T EAT THE PIE: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Dont-Eat-the-Pie/Monique-Asher/9781998076178Monique’s website: https://www.moniqueasher.comOrder you...

    • 38 min
    Fantasy Funerals: Navigating Life and Death with Jolene Blackbourn

    Fantasy Funerals: Navigating Life and Death with Jolene Blackbourn

    How would you feel if the Grim Reaper showed up at your funeral? Would you feel comforted to have a transporter for your soul? Would you be scared?If this interests you, then you just might want to plan your very own Fantasy Funeral.In this episode, special guest Jolene Blackbourn, an estate planning attorney and founder of Fantasy Funerals, discusses all things death--from the second you start planning to the moment the Grim Reaper carries you to the other side!Fantasy Funerals: https://www....

    • 27 min
    "Can We Make This Curdle More?": Acclaimed Sound Designer Jeff Schmidt on Crafting Ominous Thrills

    "Can We Make This Curdle More?": Acclaimed Sound Designer Jeff Schmidt on Crafting Ominous Thrills

    Using sound to thrill and scare people is a true art form. In this episode, acclaimed sound designer Jeff Schmidt discusses how sound can elevate and liberate writing, the importance of chasing our creative passions, and his newest project, the audio horror anthology Ominous Thrill.Jeff Schmidt is the acclaimed sound designer behind the incredible true crime podcast Dr. Death and the award-winning audio fiction thrillers Blood Ties and Aftershock. His newest project is an audio fiction anthol...

    • 41 min
    Whispers from Savannah: Hauntings that Inspired a Chilling Thriller with Brett and Crystal of the Scary Savannah and Beyond Podcast

    Whispers from Savannah: Hauntings that Inspired a Chilling Thriller with Brett and Crystal of the Scary Savannah and Beyond Podcast

    Did you know that Savannah is the Most Haunted City in America? For good reason, too! In this episode, I’m joined by Brett and Crystal of the Scary Savannah and Beyond Podcast to talk about some of the haunted history and terrifying experiences unique to Savannah!Connect with Brett and Crystal: https://www.scarysavannahandbeyond.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9L1S7eyJBRMZHpkSP1vJCQOrder your copy of my debut horror-thriller novel, A Cold Night for Alligators: https://viggyhampt...

    • 38 min
    Jaws and Jokes: The Wild World of Alligators with Naturalist Shannon Matzke

    Jaws and Jokes: The Wild World of Alligators with Naturalist Shannon Matzke

    Let’s face it--most of us don’t know that much about alligators, and what we think we know (run in a zigzag because alligators are aggressive) is a myth. In this episode, we’re going to do some myth-busting with expert naturalist Shannon Matzke. Trust me, you won’t want to miss this!Fun links:https://news.ncsu.edu/2022/10/alligators-exposed-to-pfas-show-autoimmune-effects/#:~:text=%E2%80%9CAlligators%20rarely%20suffer%20from%20infections,immune%20systems%20of%20the%20alligators.%E2%80%9Dhttps...

    • 43 min
    Character Deep Dive with Dr. Camille Holiner: Exploring Trauma-Bonding, Personal Growth, and Family Dynamics

    Character Deep Dive with Dr. Camille Holiner: Exploring Trauma-Bonding, Personal Growth, and Family Dynamics

    It’s hard to love a novel if you can’t engage with the characters. Even though they’re fictional, the characters in a book still have personalities, psychologies, motivations, and needs that are worth unpacking. In this episode, clinical psychologist Dr. Camille Holiner discusses trauma-bonding, self-esteem, personal growth, and family dynamics as they relate to the characters in A Cold Night for Alligators!Order your copy of my debut horror-thriller novel, A Cold Night for Alligators: https:...

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

DPeanuts67 ,

Entertaining Podcast!

I enjoyed this podcast—a unique format that is the right blend of storytelling, discussion and humor. The recipe is a nice bonus for listening all the way through. Can’t wait to try it.

Chicago Fulton Rock ,

Really great listen!

I’ve listened to many podcasts, and this one is the most entertaining, insightful, and fun. Highly recommend!

ant mannn ,

AMAZING

Great stories! The best podcast to listen to while I run!

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