Horrible Imaginings #175: Dark Stories from the Bahr Crawl

Returning to the “literature” in our mission to explore horror in history, art, literature, film, and beyond! Today, we are giving you one of our most special Storytime Editions yet! It is a whole collection of readings from some of… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings #174: Phantasm!

Hello everyone! It is time for another episode of the Official Podcast of Horrible Imaginings Film Festival, and this is an exciting one because we get to nerd out about one of those horror franchises partly responsible for helping drive… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings Podcast #172: Victor Dryere Talks About his Haunting 8mm Horror Film 1974!

Hi, everyone! As promised, here is my second episode from the 24th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival! Once again, it also marks the third year of Horrible Imaginings Film Festival partnering with them to bring the “Un Mundo Extraño” block of horror and… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings Podcast #168: Getting in Bed with Film Festivals; Panel at San Diego Film Week

Have you ever wanted to take a peek behind the curtain of film festivals? If you are a filmmaker, have you thought about some of the things you should do to increase your chances of acceptance into festivals? Those questions… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings Podcast #167: Talking Video Shop Life with Videosyncratic Author Jon Spira

Oh man, when two cineastes decide to have a conversation watch out! It is hard to contain the purest of enthusiasm for movies that erupts when you put me on Skype with my friend Jon Spira! You might remember that… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings Podcast #166: Long Live the King, The Legacy of King Kong

Happy New Year, everyone! I have a thrilling episode for you tonight! You won’t believe it but seeing…er…HEARING is believing! He was a KING in his world, but here he is just a captive–KONG, the 8th wonder of the world! Yes,… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings Podcast #165: The Kit Bag by Algernon Blackwood

The winter holidays are quickly approaching, so what better time for a quick “Storytime Edition” of the Horrible Imaginings Podcast? “Storytime Edition” episodes are readings of classic horror, Gothic, or paranormal short stories in the public domain. Today’s story takes… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings Podcast #164: BizarroCon, Horrible People, and the You-Shaped Hole in the Universe

As promised! The Horrible Imaginings Podcast has picked up an esteemed and brilliant new semi-regular co-host! He has been known for his collaborative work in novels and anthologies including The Light at the End, The Scream, Animals, and Book of… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings Podcast #163: Dracula vs. Hitler! A Conversation with Author Patrick Sheane Duncan!

Hello, everyone! I hope you didn’t eat too many people for Thanksgiving! In today’s episode, I get to recommend some holiday reading for you. It’s a battle between a real-life horror one side, facing off against one of literature’s most… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings Podcast #162: Remembering Zacherley the Cool Ghoul this Halloween

Happy Halloween everyone! I have a bittersweet episode to celebrate our favorite holiday. As you all probably know, John Zacherle, aka Zacherley The Cool Ghoul, departed this mortal dimension late last week. He lived to the rich old age of… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings Podcast #161: The Monkey’s Paw by W.W. Jacobs–Perfect for Halloween!

Halloween is exactly one week away, and I have the perfect little tale of terror for you! William Wymark Jacob’s macabre short “The Monkey’s Paw” has become one of those stories that has so infused itself in pop culture that… Continue Reading


Horrible Imaginings Podcast #160: Back from the Grave with a New Home, a Mission, and BONUS Juan of the Dead!

Hello, horror fans, and welcome to our new home here on Dread Central! For those of you who have been keeping up, I have maintained some podcast silence as we have prepared for our busiest year yet with Horrible Imaginings… Continue Reading