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Coming to you from the Great Library of Dreams, Mr Jim Moon invites you to take a comfy armchair by the fireside to talk of all things weird and wonderful. Here we discuss strange cinema and spooky television, explore weird fiction and delve into the mysteries of folklore. Plus we also regularly gather by the fireside to reading of some classic tales of the strange and the macabre.

Coming to you from the Great Library of Dreams, Mr Jim Moon invites you to take a comfy armchair by the fireside to talk of all things weird and wonderful. Here we discuss strange cinema and spooky television, explore weird fiction and delve into the mysteries of folklore. Plus we also regularly gather by the fireside to reading of some classic tales of the strange and the macabre.

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United Kingdom

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Coming to you from the Great Library of Dreams, Mr Jim Moon invites you to take a comfy armchair by the fireside to talk of all things weird and wonderful. Here we discuss strange cinema and spooky television, explore weird fiction and delve into the mysteries of folklore. Plus we also regularly gather by the fireside to reading of some classic tales of the strange and the macabre.

Twitter:

@Hypnogoria

Language:

English

Contact:

#441324240130


Episodes

HYPNOGORIA 138 - A History of Horror Video Games Part I

2/15/2020
This week, we unearth the history of horror in video games. In this episode we explore the birth of video gaming, and take a look at Shark Jaws from Atari, Death Race from Exidy, Hunt the Wumpus on the pc, and Haunted House on the Magnavox Odyssey

Duration:00:43:06

HYPNOGORIA 137 - Exploring Psychoville and venturing Inside No 9

2/9/2020
In this episode we explore the dark comedy of Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith, revisiting their comic horror mystery series Psychoville, and looking at their current show, the celebrated anthology series Inside No. 9

Duration:00:45:51

HYPNOGORIA 136 - Before You Blow Out the Candle

2/2/2020
In this episode we take a look at two new ghostly volumes. First up is Photoghasts by Thom Burgess, a collection of unsettling haunted snaps. And then we have a look at the new collection Before You Blow Out the Candle edited by Marc Damian Lawler, and hear a reading of one of the very fine tales within - Steepe Holm by Vince Stadon

Duration:00:46:44

HYPNOGORIA 135 - Terror in the 2010s Part III

1/25/2020
The final part of our lookback on horror in the last decade. In this podcast, we discuss censorship controversies, the rise (and maybe fall) of streaming services, the advent of elevated horror, and look to the future of the genre.

Duration:00:54:49

HYPNOGORIA 134 - Terror in the 2010s Part II

1/18/2020
In the second part of our look-back at horror in the 2010s, we discuss horror anthologies on TV, assorted remakes and sequels, and catch up with what iconic horror characters and franchises were doing in this decade!

Duration:00:49:53

HYPNOGORIA 133 - Terror in the 2010s Part I

1/11/2020
In the first of a two part experiment in pop culture time travel, Mr Jim Moon charts the assorted manifestations of horror in the 2010s, in this show looking at the new franchises spawned and various televisual terrors! Hence we are talking about Saw, Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Conjuring Universe, The Walking Dead, True Blood, Dexter, American Horror Story and even bloody Twilight!

Duration:00:50:19

MICROGORIA 73 - Happy New Year

1/3/2020
The first show of a new year and a new decade! An animated version of The Mezzotint by MR James from MR Thom Burgess, with illustrations by the fantastic Lou Hallard and a new narration by me! The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy An atmospheric poem for New Year by Thomas Hardy My new video reading of Rats by MR James The book Photoghasts can be summoned from here

Duration:00:08:53

GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 66 - You'd Better Watch Out

12/22/2019
In the last show before Christmas, Mr Jim Moon invites you to the cosy fireside of the Great Library of Dreams to hear of the most unusual and eerie events that occurred several years ago one snowy Christmas Eve...

Duration:00:32:19

A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Stave V - The End of It

12/14/2019
The final chapter of the Christmas classic by Charles Dickens. Complete and unabridged, read by Mr Jim Moon.

Duration:00:17:31

A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Stave IV - The Last of the Three Spirits

12/14/2019
The fourth chapter of the Christmas classic by Charles Dickens, in which Scrooge meets the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. Complete and unabridged, read by Mr Jim Moon.

Duration:00:37:27

A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Stave III - The Second of the Three Spirits

12/14/2019
The third chapter of the Christmas classic by Charles Dickens, in which Scrooge meets the Ghost of Christmas Present. Complete and unabridged, read by Mr Jim Moon.

Duration:00:56:37

A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Stave II - The First of the Three Spirits

12/14/2019
The second chapter of the Christmas classic by Charles Dickens, complete and unabridged, read by Mr Jim Moon. Scrooge meets the Ghost Of Christmas Past.

Duration:00:44:06

A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Stave I - Marleys Ghost

12/14/2019
The first chapter of the Christmas classic by Charles Dickens, complete and unabridged, read by Mr Jim Moon

Duration:00:52:00

HYPNOGORIA 132 - A Warning to the Curious Commentary

12/11/2019
Following on from our reading of the classic tale from MR James, in this episode we take a look back on the 1972 screen version directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark for the BBC A Ghost Story for Christmas series, starring Peter Vaughan and Clive Swift.

Duration:00:57:22

GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 65 - A Warning to the Curious by MR James

12/8/2019
It wouldn't be Christmas without a tale from the great MR James! And so once again we gather round the cosy fireside of the Great Library of Dreams to hear one of his most celebrated ghost stories...

Duration:00:52:35

GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 64 - The Kirk Spook by EG Swain

12/1/2019
In the first of our ghost stories for Christmas, Mr Jim Moon invites you to take seat by the fireside to hear the last of the Stoneground ghost tales by EG Swain, the story of The Kirk Spook!

Duration:00:23:50

MICROGORIA 72 - Doctor Sleep vs Rabid

11/24/2019
In this last show before the festive season Mr Jim Moon takes a quick spoiler-free look at two new notable horror movies - Mike Flanagan's movie of Stephen King's Doctor Sleep and the Soska Sisters' remake of David Cronenberg's Rabid! Plus there's a trailer for this year's Christmas shows!

Duration:00:31:54

HYPNOGORIA 131 - A Return to Borley Rectory

11/17/2019
In this episode we pay a visit to the most haunted house in Britain, in a new movie that documents and reconstructs the history and the mystery of Borley Rectory!

Duration:00:32:12

HYPNOGORIA 130 - Rituals Unlimited Part IV - The Reddening

11/10/2019
We return to the novels of Adam LG Nevill with a review of his latest opus, a dark exploration of folk horror, The Reddening!

Duration:00:36:34

GREAT LIBRARY OF DREAMS 63 - Randalls Round

10/31/2019
Especially for Hallowe'en, an eerie tale set on the night of All Hallows Eve . Mr Jim Moon presents a slice of vintage folk horror with a reading of Randall's Round by Eleanor Scott

Duration:00:44:00