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Jake and Ron are two Gen X friends who discuss fantasy, horror and science-fiction books, movies and streaming shows with their unique insight and quirky sense of humor. They also interview amazing authors such as World Fantasy Award and Locus Award winner Fonda Lee,  Bram Stoker Award winners Jonathan Maberry, Christopher Golden and Grady Hendrix, New York Times bestseller Jason Pargin, JS Dewes, Sylvain Neuvel, Edward Ashton, Juliette Wade, Marina Lostetter and many more! Subscribe and join the hundreds of other listeners from around the world. Jake and Ron have known each other since their college days in Boston. Jake is a lifelong fantasy, horror, and science-fiction fan and has an extensive background working in independent bookstores and publishing in the Boston area. Ron grew up loving comic books, Star Trek, Star Wars and RPG. He is currently a project manager in technology in the Seattle area. Both are big fans of Dune and Twin Peaks. Subscribe on all major podcast platforms. Twitter: @OfiOtians, Instagram: @thewrathoftheiotians, Email: thewrathoftheiotians@gmail.com

The Wrath of the iOtians Jake and Ron

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    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Jake and Ron are two Gen X friends who discuss fantasy, horror and science-fiction books, movies and streaming shows with their unique insight and quirky sense of humor. They also interview amazing authors such as World Fantasy Award and Locus Award winner Fonda Lee,  Bram Stoker Award winners Jonathan Maberry, Christopher Golden and Grady Hendrix, New York Times bestseller Jason Pargin, JS Dewes, Sylvain Neuvel, Edward Ashton, Juliette Wade, Marina Lostetter and many more! Subscribe and join the hundreds of other listeners from around the world. Jake and Ron have known each other since their college days in Boston. Jake is a lifelong fantasy, horror, and science-fiction fan and has an extensive background working in independent bookstores and publishing in the Boston area. Ron grew up loving comic books, Star Trek, Star Wars and RPG. He is currently a project manager in technology in the Seattle area. Both are big fans of Dune and Twin Peaks. Subscribe on all major podcast platforms. Twitter: @OfiOtians, Instagram: @thewrathoftheiotians, Email: thewrathoftheiotians@gmail.com

    Interview with Catriona Ward (August Derleth, Shirley Jackson, World Fantasy Award Winner) Author of Looking Glass Sound

    Interview with Catriona Ward (August Derleth, Shirley Jackson, World Fantasy Award Winner) Author of Looking Glass Sound

    Jake and Ron are honored and thrilled to have author Catriona Ward on the podcast! Her latest novel is Looking Glass Sound published by Tor Nightfire.https://tornightfire.com/catalog/looking-glass-sound-catriona-ward/https://us.macmillan.com/author/catrionawardI recently caught Catriona Ward at the Brookline Booksmith in Massachusetts, where she sat on a panel with former Wrath of the iOtians guest Christopher Golden and the inimitable Gretchen Felker-Martin, author of Manhunt. And it's obvio...

    • 36 min
    Interview with C.S. Humble Author of The Light of a Black Star (The Light Sublime Book 3)

    Interview with C.S. Humble Author of The Light of a Black Star (The Light Sublime Book 3)

    We are so happy to have author C.S Humble kick off Season 4! C. S. Humble is on a mission. He wants to help us be better people. The author of the now completed The Light Sublime Trilogy, two of a projected five books in the Blackwell series, and Minotaur, a collection of short stories, this award winning horror writer has a flair for placing morally complex characters in harrowing situations to demonstrate the best and worst people can be. He claims he's long winded, but we found he ju...

    • 53 min
    Interview with Scott Kirkwood Co-Producer of A Disturbance in the Force (Documentary of the 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special)

    Interview with Scott Kirkwood Co-Producer of A Disturbance in the Force (Documentary of the 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special)

    Happy holidays everyone! Or should we say Happy Life Day! :) For Generation X the 1978 Star Wars Holiday special is remembered as something that "just wasn't Star Wars". Delving into the creation of this unique event is the new documentary, A Disturbance in the Force. Directed by Jeremy Coon and Steve Kozak the documentary offers fresh insights. Your perspective might shift after immersing yourself in its narrative.During SIFF 2023 we had the pleasure of chatting with Scott Kirkwood, the Co-P...

    • 1 hr 14 min
    The 2023 Halloween Special: Interview with Nat Segaloff Author of The Exorcist Legacy 50 Years of Fear

    The 2023 Halloween Special: Interview with Nat Segaloff Author of The Exorcist Legacy 50 Years of Fear

    Jake and Ron celebrate Halloween 2023 by chatting with Nat Segaloff about his remarkable new book The Exorcist Legacy 50 Years Of Fear! It was too much fun listening to Nat and all of his stories. And Nat is an authority of The Exorcist; He was friends with both William Peter Blatty and William Friedkin! If you are a true fan of The Exorcist you're going to love The Exorcist Legacy 50 Years Of Fear!It's been half a century since "The Exorcist" possessed the world's imaginations, and Nat Segal...

    • 57 min
    Happy Halloween! Interview with 2-Time Bram Stoker Award Winner Christopher Golden Author of All Hallows (Replay from Jan 2023)

    Happy Halloween! Interview with 2-Time Bram Stoker Award Winner Christopher Golden Author of All Hallows (Replay from Jan 2023)

    Happy Halloween from the iOtians! We're celebrating by replaying our most downloaded episode ever! All Hallows takes place on Halloween Night in 1984. Do yourself a favor and read this book after all the trick-or-treaters are done taking your precious candy!Jake and Ron chat with the New York Times bestseller and two-time Bram Stoker Award winner about his latest novel, All Hallows! The book is set in 1984 in Massachusetts. Since Jake and Christopher both live near the Boston area, they end u...

    • 47 min
    Interview with Bram Stoker Award Winner Cassandra Khaw and New York Times Bestseller Richard Kadrey Authors of The Dead Take The A Train

    Interview with Bram Stoker Award Winner Cassandra Khaw and New York Times Bestseller Richard Kadrey Authors of The Dead Take The A Train

    Ron and Jake welcome Cassandra Khaw and Richard Kadrey to the podcast! They chat about their collaboration, the urban horror novel, The Dead Take The A Train.You'd be hard-pressed to find a more impressive horror co-writing team than Cassandra Khaw and Richard Kadrey. A British Fantasy Award, Bram Stoker Award, and Locus Award finalist, Cassandra won a Stoker last year for Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection for Breakable Things. Widely published, their short fiction may be found in ...

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Vega11 ,

Funny and Insightful

I started to become a fan of sci fi just listening to to Jake and Ron! They have great chemistry not just with each other but with their author interviews. The topics are also well curated!

NickEE89 ,

5 Stars

As a nerd myself, I love this podcast. The hosts do an excellent job covering a huge array of topics. I started with the episode on UFOs and quickly subscribed. Keep up the good work!

exoticflipflop ,

Must Have

A must have app. for literature fans.

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