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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.


May 16th, 2022: Episode 147 with Eric LaRocca – author of You’ve Lost a Lot of Blood and We Can Never Leave This Place. Featuring guest host, Gretchen Felker-Martin.

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May 9th, 2022: Episode 146 with Tyler Jones – author of Almost Ruth, Criterium, and Burn the Plans.

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Read Patrick’s review of Criterium here.


May 2nd, 2022: Episode 145 with Robert Ford – author of Burner and Blood Roses.

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April 29th, 2022: Episode 144 with Patrick C. Harrison III – co-founder of Death’s Head Press and author of A Savage Breed.

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April 25th, 2022: Episode 143 with Jeremy Hepler – author of Sunray Alice and The Boulevard Monster.

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April 21st, 2022: Spotlight Episode featuring a conversation and reading with Tim Meyer – author of Pteranodon Canyon.

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April 18th, 2022: Episode 142 with F. Paul Wilson – author of The Keep and the Repairman Jack series.

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April 11th, 2022: Episode 141 – A round table conversation about extreme horror. Features authors Kenzie Jennings, Edward Lee, Christine Morgan, Kristopher Triana, and Wrath James White.

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April 4th, 2022: Episode 140 all about the brand new Tor Nightfire anthology, Dark Stars. This episode features a conversation with John F.D. Taff, Josh Malerman, and John Langan.

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March 28th, 2022: Episode 139 with David Demchuk – author of Red X and The Bone Mother.

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Read Patrick’s review of Red X here.


March 21st, 2022: Episode 138 with L.M. Labat – graphic artist and author of The Sanguinarian Id.

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March 14th, 2022: Episode 137 with Kasey and Joe R Lansdale. Featuring guest host Sadie Hartmann a.k.a. Mother Horror.

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March 7th, 2022: Episode 136 with M.M. Schill – author, artist, and activist.

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March 3rd, 2022: Episode 135 with Nico Bell (author of Food Fright and Beyond the Creek) and Rowan Hill (author of In the Arctic Sun).

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February 28th, 2022: Episode 134 with DuVay Knox – author of The Pussy Detective.

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February 21st, 2022: Episode 133 with Rachel Howzell Hall – author of These Toxic Things among many other works.

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February 14th, 2022: Episode 132 with Gretchen Felker-Martin – author of Manhunt.

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February 10th, 2022: Episode 131 – Best of Season Two. Erica Robyn joins Patrick and Brennan to talk favorite moments of season 2 and favorite books from last year.

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February 7th, 2022: Episode 130 with Ross Jeffery – Stoker and Splatterpunk award nominated author of Juniper, Tome, and Only The Stains Remain.

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January 31st, 2022: Episode 129 Season 3 Premier with Richard Chizmar – author of Chasing the Boogeyman and Gwendy’s Final Task with Stephen King.

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December 6th, 2021: Episode 128 Season 2 Finale with John Skipp – legendary Splatterpunk author of The Light at the End and Don’t Push the Button, as well as writer/director/composer of the film Doppelbanger. Featuring guest host Ken McKinley.

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December 2nd, 2021: Kathe Koja Spotlight

Author of Velocities, The Cipher, and Dark Factory. Featuring a reading from Dr. Seuss’ One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish and Clark in the Dark.

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December 1st, 2021: Unburying the Dead episode 7 – Brennan and Patrick discuss Ira Levin’s Rosemary’s Baby with guest Chuck Palahniuk.

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November 29th, 2021: Episode 127 – Round table discussion on the ins and outs of self publishing. Featuring Sonora Taylor, Michael Clark, Nico Bell, and Tyler Jones.

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November 22nd: Episode 126 with Christopher Golden – author of Road of Bones, Ararat, and The Ghosts of Who You Were.

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Read Brennan’s review of Road of Bones here.


November 18th: Tim Waggoner Spotlight

Author of The Forever House and Your Turn to Suffer. Features a reading from the novelization of Halloween Kills.

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November 15th, 2021: Episode 125 with Susan Straub – founder of the Read To Me program and author of The Fire Chief.

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November 11th, 2021: Sonora Taylor Spotlight

Author of Seeing Things and Little Paranoias. Featuring a reading from Someone to Share My Nightmares.

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November 8th, 2021: Episode 124 with Jordan Harper – author of She Rides Shotgun.

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November 4th, 2021: Michael David Wilson Spotlight

Author of The Girl in the Video and They’re Watching (co-written with Bob Pastorella). Featuring a reading from his story, “Teke Teke Teke”.

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November 1st, 2021: Episode 123 with Mike Thorn – author of Shelter For the Damned and Peel Back and See.

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October 28th, 2021: Episode 122 – Halloween Special with Janine Pipe, author of Twisted: Tainted Tales. Featuring guest hosts Erica Robyn and Hunter Shea.

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Read Erica’s review of Twisted: Tainted Tales here.


October 27th, 2021: Aaron Dries Spotlight

We’re pleased to bring you a special episode of Dead Headspace Spotlight where Australian author, Aaron Dries, reads from, and talks about his brand new surprise release, Dirty Heads.

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October 25th, 2021: Episode 121 with Jeremy Robert Johnson – author of The Loop, Skullcrack City, and Entropy in Bloom.

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October 21st, 2021: Briana Morgan Spotlight

Author of Unboxed and The Trick-or-Treater and Other Stories. Featuring a reading from her brand-new novella, Mouth Full of Ashes.

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October 18th, 2021: Episode 120 with Claire L. Smith, author of Helena and When We Entered That House.

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