The Drunken Odyssey with John King: A Podcast About the Writing Life

In this week’s episode, I am joined by Joshua Begley, AC Warner, Katherine Parker, Elise McKenna, Tom Lucas, Amy Watkins, Joshua Dull, Dianne Turgeon Richardson, and Vincent CramptonCount Orlock for Horror Movie Poetry Night V!

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In this week’s episode, I am joined by Dale Lucas, Tom Lucas, and Elise McKenna for a deep dive into Stephen King's 1981 treatise on the horror genre, Danse Macabre.

Danse Macabre 2Photo by Katherine J. Parker.


Danse MacabrePhoto by Katherine J. Parker.


Check out Don Peteroy's amazing essay on how to read the entire Dark Tower series while still having a life.

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In this week’s episode, I talk to the poet Sean Conrey about poetry, religion, trees, and our long ago time at Purdue University.

Sean M Conrey

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In this week’s episode, I talk to fiction writer Jane Ridgeway about our stories and characters choosing us instead of the other way around, the delicious problem of historical fiction, and what teenagers today like to read, among other topics.

[caption id="attachment_23534" align="alignnone" width="2048"]Jane RidgewayJane Ridgeway by Steve Erwin.

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