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

On this week’s show, Jeff Shuster and I discuss Jordan Peele's Us, and a lot of other things, too.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_444.mp3
Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

On this week’s show, Jeff Shuster and I discuss Richard Stanley's recent film of H.P. Lovecraft's The Color Out of Space.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_443.mp3
Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT

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On this week’s show, Jeff Shuster and I discuss the genius of Richard Brake, the superior sound design of Rob Zombie’s films, the paradoxes of carnie victimhood, the nightmare underbelly of The Great Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution, mere survival as an inadequate story-goal, likable characters, all while talking about Rob Zombie's overlooked brutal 2016 masterpiece, 31.



Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_442.mp3
Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 11:59pm EDT

On this week’s show, I talk with Jeff Shuster about Cosmos Panatos's 2018 classic horror film, Mandy, as part 1 of our series of discussions on horror films of the last decade.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_441.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm EDT

Photo by Jon Rendell.

On this week’s show, I talk to Dmetri Kakmi about existentialism in horror, the performance of identity, the structure of memoir, and many other things.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_440.mp3
Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 11:22am EDT