Publisher Paul Goblirsch returns to the show and sits down with Brian and guest co-host Stephen Kozeniewski to talk about the future of Thunderstorm Books, his newest imprint, and meeting his idol Richard Chizmar. Then, Brian, Dave and Mary fix porn and comic books in one fell swoop (using secret weapon Mike Lombardo). Plus, the 2018 Splatterpunk Awards, tragedy strikes Gerald Winters & Son’s Stephen King collection, and author Justin R. Macumber in remembrance.
Brian, Dave, and Mary have a roundtable discussion of J.F. Gonzalez’s post-apocalyptic cosmic horror novel PRIMITIVE (including some surprising Weston Ochse and Cathy Gonzalez-related Easter Eggs, and the hidden link between the novel and Brian’s THE COMPLEX). Plus, a horror cover model is arrested for murder, and the infamous Cannibal Cop writes a horror novel.
Brian and Mary have a close encounter. Edward Kramer goes back to court. S.T. Joshi offers a new Research Fellowship. Dave rakes in that Twitch money. And the gang countdown Brian’s picks for the best fifteen horror novels of 2017, with Stephen Kozeniewski, Grady Hendrix, Victor Lavalle, Maurice Broaddus, Rio Youers, Michelle Garza and Melissa Lason, Josh Malerman, Christopher Golden, John Urbancik, Matt Hayward, Nate Southard, Jason Ridler, Ronald Malfi, Somer Canon, and Wesley Southard.
In their annual holiday episode, Dave and Phoebe discuss their favorite drinks, Christmas books, College football bowl games, and Phoebe’s brush with the law. They also offer quick reviews of THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE, THE BELKO EXPERIMENT, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, and HAPPY.
How will Trump’s new tax bill impact writers, directors, and artists? Brian, Dave, and Mary break it down. Then, Christopher Golden talks about the TWISTED BOOK OF SHADOWS. Plus: Brian and Mary’s porn night, details on our 2018 book club, Les Whitten in remembrance, the fate of Bryan Smith’s Kayla Monroe, the Project Entertainment Network anthology, and how Dave became Shelly Rosamilia’s personal assistant.
The contributors to CLICKERS FOREVER: A TRIBUTE TO J.F. GONZALEZ talk to Phoebe about the book, their memories of J.F. Gonzalez, and his legacy as a writer. Then, Brian, Dave and Mary discuss their favorite television shows of the year. Plus, the story of the Christmas Seal.
We are happy to announce that The Horror Show with Brian Keene has officially surpassed 200,000 downloads for 2017. On behalf of Brian, Dave, Mary, Lombardo, Phoebe, Dungeonmaster 77.1, Coop, and everyone at the Project Entertainment Network, thank you.