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Tuesday Tunes: ‘A Beautiful Darkness’ by Lito Velasco
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Tuesday Tunes: ‘A Beautiful Darkness’ by Lito Velasco

Hello Friends: Today I bring you an amazing soundtrack that was created to score the fine documentary Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II (previously on the Barkercast blog), composed by Lito Velasco (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy, More Brains! A Return to the Living Dead). This...READ MORE...

Voices of the Damned Receives Award Nomination

Barbie Wilde’s new novel Voices of the Damned has recently been nominated for Best Short Story Collection by This Is Horror Awards 2015. This a very deserving nomination and everyone here at the podcast wishes Barbie the best of luck in winning this award. We’ll place our votes for sure....READ MORE...

Review: Tonight, Again (For Adult Readers Only)
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Review: Tonight, Again (For Adult Readers Only)

As many of you know Clive Barker’s work has always contained a high level of eroticism, and his most recent book Tonight Again: Tales of Love, Lust, and Everything in Between is his most sexually frank novel to date. This is a different side of Clive’s writing that I’ve never...READ MORE...

Review: Blood Red by Paul Kane – Rob Ridenour
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Review: Blood Red by Paul Kane – Rob Ridenour

Paul Kane has become one of my favorite writers of late. I feel ashamed that I’ve come across his written work so late in the game, but like they say there’s no better time than the present. After reading his wonderful short story collection Monsters, I quickly followed that up...READ MORE...


Tuesday Tunes: Christopher Young’s “The Hellbound Heart”

Hello Friends: Christopher Young‘s “The Hellbound Heart” is lightning in a bottle; it’s one of those compositions that crosses that line that separates music and feeling, and fuzzies the boundaries entirely. It starts with this mellifluous, smoky flute fantasy that ties us up in ethereal knots and carries us into...READ MORE...

Review of the Famous Surgeon Scene

“If they’ve got the negative you know I’m sure they’ll put it on some Bluray extra sometime somewhere, and then you too will be able to say to everybody,”Yeah it was crap.” – Peter Atkins After watching the deleted ‘Surgeon Scene’ from Hellbound: Hellraiser II I can see why writer Peter Atkins...READ MORE...

106: A Conversation with Peter Atkins

Hello Friends: Today on the @Barkercast we have the great pleasure to have with us as a very special guest: he rocked out with the band Chase as composer, musician and singer,  he’s the screenwriter of Hellraiser 2,3,4  and Wishmaster, as well as comics and TV, author of books like...READ MORE...

Review – Leviathan: Extras (Disc 3)

Hello Friends: By now, you’ve read the review of both disc one and two, here. Leviathan is a tremendous effort that spanned a few years of work and a successful Kickstarter and it accomplished nothing short of extraordinary. This is so far the definitive Hellraiser/Hellbound documentary that fans could ever...READ MORE...

Episode 98 : The Scarlet Gospels (Spoilers)

In this episode, Ryan, José and Rob talk about Clive Barker‘s The Scarlet Gospels.  Give it a listen only if you’ve read it already, because there are spoilers.  Oh the freedom! With special participation by friend, podcast listener & contributor to our previous hosting expenses fundraiser, Stephanie giving us her...READ MORE...

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The Scarlet Gospels: Rob’s Take

Before I start this review I’d like to say thanks to Ryan Danhauser and Jose Leitao for helping me shape this review into what it is now. Without them I would constantly stumble and fall. Thank you. Wow what a rush! No, let me rephrase that again: FUCK, WHAT A RUSH!...READ MORE...

The Scarlet Gospels: Advance Review (Spoiler Free)

Hello Friends: It’s with great pleasure that I recently got an Advance Reader’s Edition of The Scarlet Gospels, the new long-awaited Clive Barker novel coming out on May 19th from St Martin’s Press; you can pre-order it from Macmillan, Amazon, and just recently it also became available for Special Pre-order at the...READ MORE...

Review : Disposophobia

This week, we’ve been given a chance to watch and review a short film for the @Barkercast, featuring Anne Bobby (previously on episodes #9, #56) . This series, “In Fear Of” now on  its second season, explores phobias.  Anne Bobby wrote, produced, and even catered this short film — Season 2, ...READ MORE...

Nightbreed #1 from BOOM! Studios Review

“Clive Barker’s Nightbreed” #1 is the fresh new release from BOOM! Studios. Written by Marc Andreyko with art by Piotr Kowalski, it opens with Lylesburg in present time, in an underground tunnel of what we may recognize as the old Midian from the popular Nightbreed movie, where he breaks the...READ MORE...

Clive Barker’s “Next Testament” Vol.1 Review at BD.com

Hello Friends: Jorge Solis over at Bloody Disgusting has reviewed the first paperback volume of “Clive Barker’s Next Testament”, and you can read it here: An epic masterpiece in the making, every page of “Next Testament Vol.1″ contains vibrant imagery, snappy dialogue, and two engaging protagonists. “Next Testament” could only...READ MORE...