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Dead Headspace podcast spotlights creatives in the Horror/Dark Fiction/True Crime genres. Hosted by Patrick R McDonough and Brennan LaFaro.


June 10th, 2021: Episode 94 with Tim Meyer – author of Malignant Summer, Dead Daughters, and Wormwood co-authored with Chad Lutzke.

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Read Patrick’s review of Malignant Summer here.


June 6th, 2021: Episode 93 with Villimey Mist – author of The Banquet and the Nocturnal series.

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June 3rd, 2021: Episode 92 with Cat Scully – author of the Jennifer Strange series and illustrator of the upcoming children’s book, The Mayor of Halloween is Missing.

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May 31st, 2021: Episode 91 on Mentorship with Lee Murray and Daron Kappauff. Lee is a Stoker winning author and editor from New Zealand. Daron is a writer and poet currently shipping his first novel.

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May 27th, 2021: Episode 90 – The One-Year Anniversary Episode – with Shane Hawk, author of Anoka. Also featuring returning guest-hosts Cassie Daley and Erica Robyn.

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*Screenshot by Erica Robyn.


May 24th, 2021: Episode 89 with Hailey Piper – author of the new collection Unfortunate Elements of my Anatomy.

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Read Brennan’s review of Unfortunate Elements of my Anatomy here.


May 17th, 2021: Episode 88 with Bev Vincent – author of Dissonant Harmonies and The Road to the Dark Tower.

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May 10th, 2021: Episode 87 with the team behind A Ben Evans Film – Brett K Hall, James Henry Hall, and Sky Elobar.

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May 3rd, 2021: Episode 86 with Lex H Jones – author of Whistling Past the Graveyard and The Old One and the Sea.

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Read Patrick’s review of Whistling Past the Graveyard here.


April 29th, 2021: Episode 85 with Shelly Campbell – artist and author of new Silver Shamrock release, Gulf.

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Read Brennan’s review of Gulf here.


April 26th, 2021: Episode 84 with Marc Laidlaw – Science-Fiction and Horror author and writer of the Half-Life video game series.

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April 22nd, 2021: Episode 83 with Leza Cantoral and Christoph Paul – the team behind Clash Books.

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April 19th, 2021 Episode 82 with Kathe Koja – author of Velocities, The Cipher, Ana the upcoming Dark Factory.

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Read Patrick’s review of Velocities here.


April 12th, 2021: Episode 81 with Waubgeshig Rice – author of Moon of the Crusted Snow.

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Read Brennan’s review of Moon of the Crusted Snow here.


April 8th, 2021: Episode 80 with Joshua Chaplinsky – managing editor at LitReactor and author of The Paradox Twins.

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Read Brennan’s review of The Paradox Twins here.


April 5th, 2021: Episode 79 with Chuck Palahniuk – bestselling author of The Invention of Sound and Consider This.

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March 29th, 2021: Episode 78 with Ronald Kelly – author of Fear, Irish Gothic, and many more.

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Read Brennan’s review of Irish Gothic here.


March 22nd, 2021: Episode 77 with Tim Lebbon – Welsh author of Eden, The Silence, and Run, Walk, Crawl: Getting Fit in my Forties. With guest-host, Erica Robyn.

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Read Erica’s reviews of Eden and Run, Walk, Crawl.


March 18th, 2021: Episode 76 with Greg Sisco – author and screenwriter.

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Read Brennan’s review of In Nightmares We’re Alone here.


March 15th, 2021: Episode 75 with Ellen Datlow – Award-winning editor the year’s best horror anthologies and many more.

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March 7th, 2021: Episode 74 with Jarod Barbee – CEO of Death’s Head Press.

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March 2nd, 2021: Read Brennan’s review of Stephen King’s Later, out today from Hard Case Crime here.


March 1st, 2021: Episode 73 with Todd Keisling – Stoker nominated author of A Life Transparent.

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February 25th, 2021: Episode 72 with Jennifer Soucy – author of Clementine’s Awakening.

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Read Patrick’s review of Clementine’s Awakening here.


February 22nd, 2021: Episode 71 with Tim McGregor – author of Hearts Strange and Dreadful and the Spookshow series. Erica Robyn joins in this episode.

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Read Brennan’s review of Hearts Strange and Dreadful here.


February 15th, 2021: Episode 70. Ken McKinley joins Patrick and Brennan for mailbag questions from listeners and a conversation about the Stoker preliminaries.

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February 11th, 2021: Episode 69 with Richard Chizmar – author of the forthcoming Chasing the Boogeyman and the founder/publisher of Cemetery Dance Magazine/Publications.

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February 9th, 2021: We’re proud to host an article from Hailey Piper titled “February’s Pesky Psychological Entrails: Why Women, Why Horror”. Big thank you to Hailey for an incredible essay.

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February 8th, 2021: Episode 68 with S.A. Cosby, Gabino Iglesias, Joe R Lansdale, and Cynthia Pelayo. A round-table discussion on Accepting Rejection.

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February 4th, 2021: Episode 67 with Ramsey Campbell – author of The Searching Dead, out February 16th from Flame Tree Press.

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Find Brennan’s review of The Searching Dead here.


February 1st, 2021: Episodes 66 with Laird Barron – Author of the Isaiah Coleridge novels. Featuring guest-host Cassie Daley.

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Find Patrick and Brennan’s reviews of Blood Standard here.