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The Thing Invisible from Carnacki, the Ghost Finder by William Hope Hodgson *Special Guests D & Ken from Antiques Freaks*
D & Ken from Antiques Freaks return - and combine with us, Captain Planet style - for another episode of Terrible Antique Book Freaks!
We use Eye of Argon rules to read The Thing Invisible, the final story in the Carnacki the Ghost Finder collection.
Is it an invisible horse again? Does the horse have a knife? Are these butlers also gay, but for knives?
Have your Carnacki bingo cards at the ready!
Content Warnings: Our usual barnyard language, plus: knives/stabbing, guns, and a bit of Victorian gore.
Ravaged By The Troll King by Whitney Fox
Happy New Year, listeners! In our first episode of Season 6, we determine that the true villain of bad writing may in fact be capitalism. Thanks to our friend Liz for recommending this to us after she found it through the magic of bad Amazon SEO.
Content warnings: Our usual barnyard language, plus: rape (aka non-con or non-consensual erotica); graphic sex, physical abuse, and porn.
Top Secret Special Holiday Bonus: Terrible Film Club - The Plot Against the President Directed by Amanda Milius *Patron's Choice*
It's winter holiday time, so you all get a little gift from TBC.
Please enjoy this special Patron's Choice presentation of Terrible Film Club, where you can watch The Plot Against The President with us!
The version we watched has already been taken down, but this link was working as of 12/27/2020. Just hit "play" when we do and it'll be like we're suffering right there alongside you. You can also rent or buy this film if you so desire.
If you enjoyed this and would like more of it, you can subscribe to our Patreon at the $5/month level or higher to access more episodes of Terrible Film Club. We've watched such film tragedies as the Maradonia movie, Glenn Danzig's Verotika, The Chemical Wedding, Super Mario Bros, and many more.
We watched this movie at the request of our Patron Martin as part of their Patreon rewards. If you, too, would like to force us to read a book (or watch a movie!), head over to our Patreon and select the $10/month tier.
Hounded: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book One by Kevin Hearne *Patron’s Choice*
Hounded: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book One is basically an Irish shonen anime.
Does the world need more male power fantasies devoid of consequences? No.
Does the world need more well-written dog characters? Yes.
We read this book at the request of our Patron Lucek Jay Again as part of their Patreon rewards. If you, too, would like to force us to read a book, head over to our Patreon and select the $10/month tier.
They Came with the Snow by Christopher Coleman + TBC Awards 100th Episode Spectacular
We've somehow been doing this for 100 episodes!
We read a sci-fi horror short story with poor pacing and character development, then move on to the inaugural Terrible Book Club Awards! Afterward, we answer a few listener/patron questions and discuss how the show and we as hosts have changed in the last 5 years.
Thanks to YouTube user AwfulBookClub for recommending we read They Came with the Snow by Christopher Coleman for today's episode.
The Demon Pig: Book 2 in the Quadroped Series by Karen A. Brush
Today we read a book that was recommended to us on Twitter over a year ago by Twitter user @GeneCurl. The Demon Pig is a clever, fun fantasy novel full of delightful animal characters, but it narrowly misses the opportunity to be a truly great parody. If you're just looking for a spot of cheer with sharp jokes that pokes a bit of fun at the fantasy genre, though, get a copy for yourself!
Content warnings: Just our usual barnyard language this time!
Customer ReviewsSee All
A Solid Listen
I like how the podcasts bounces from the serious to the comedic. The hosts are pretty solid as well. Not to mention they find amazing books to review.
Not ever entertaining to me.
Mostly hating on a story. Only could listen to 2. Most seems like that have no concept of imagination or belief that a story can be something what is not normal in today world. At times they are loud and wrong!
I Laughed My Nips Off
I've wanted to do something like this podcast for a long time, but after listening to the hosts and guests rip into The Crucible (and other books), I think that niche is pretty full. And filled by a really great show.
Terrible Book Club is sort of like the conversation you have in your head when you read a bad book and wish you could throw those thoughts out into the world for others to hear. It's hilarious, unflinching in its criticism, and oddly rather informative.
Kudos to these lovely folks for a lovely podcast.