Staring Into The Abyss podcast is a round-table discussion of all things horror. Join hosts and authors Richard Gerlach, Matt Brandenburg, and Villimey Mist as they discuss a horror story of the week, along with the latest releases in horror films, television, games, and literature every Thursday.
Ringing the Changes by Robert Aickman
The bells are ringing! This week the Abyss gang is joined by Daniel Braum to talk about those damn bells in Robert Aickman's Ringing the Changes. Before dancing the night away they chat up Braum's The Serpent's Shadow, God is a Bullet, Kiersten White's Hide, The Changeling, and White Cat, Black Dog: Stories by Kelly Link. Now if only those bells would shut up so you could listen!
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Gore by Matt Wildasin
Doom comes to Abyss town!!! This week the Abyss crew gets jacked up to chat Matt Wildasin's Gore. Before punching a demon in the throat they talk One Piece, Don Winslow's Savages, The Secret of Ventriloquism by Jon Padgett, Keirsten White's Hide, Invasion, and How to be a Cult Leader. Now punch in the cheat code and get some!
Into the River by Clara Madrigano
Let's all go down to the water! The Abyss crew visits a small village in Brazil to check out Into the River by Clara Madrigano. While stopping by a masoleum they chat up Bones and All, Horror in the High Desert, Blood on the Tracks, Chuck Tingle's Camp Damascus, Tribal Screams by Owl Goingback, Shadow of the Sith by Adam Christopher, Everything Everywhere All at Once, Hell of a Boss, and Caitlin Marceau's A Blackness Absolute. Now it's time to get outta here before the water rises!!
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The Woman in the Wood by Daniel Mills
Greetings and welcome stranger! Listen as the Abyss gang get into trouble reading a strange journal titled The Woman In the Woods by Daniel Mills. As they creepily dig into a stranger's thoughts they chat about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, Cobweb, Solar Opposites, Daniel Braum's The Serpent's Shadow, Experimental Film by Gemma Files, Howls From Hell, Afterparty, Netflix's The Midnight Club, Renfield, Consecration, Talk to Me, Twisted Metal, and Into the Sublime by Kate A. Boorman. Did you get all that? Now, let's see what this journal says about those woods!
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Pretty Good Neighbor by Jeffrey Ford
Hey, we're podcasting over here! The Abyss gang is hanging out in the Jersey swamps to chat about Jeffrey Ford's Pretty Good Neighbor. Before the lizards appear they discuss This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal E-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, Daniel Braum's The Night Marchers, Vastarien vol 6 issue 1, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutant Mayhem, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, and Philip Fracassi's Boys in the Valley. Now get in the car and listen in!
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Venio by Gemma Files
Ooooh buddy, this is happening! The Abyss gang has pens in hands and are following Gemma Files' writing prompt from her story Venio. Before they describe what's behind the door, they chat up Stephen Graham Jones' My Heart is a Chainsaw, Talk To Me, Shin Kamen Masked Rider, Twisted Metal, The Wind Began to Howl by Laird Barron, David Peak's Corpsepaint, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, Evil Dead Rises, Boys in the Valley by Philip Fracassi. Now, put those ears up to the wall and listen in!
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A scary good time!
Just finished the first episode! Like having a drink with friends and talking about the coolest things you love. Movies, tv, Shudder, short stories and books, filled with spot-on critiques & laughs. Thanks to Scott, Mike, and Matt for the fun! Can’t wait for more!