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The Unspeakable Sarah Kane – A prodigious British playwright who changed the theater in her early 20s.
Zora Neale Hurston: The Collector – A centerpiece of the Harlem Renaissance, a groundbreaking folklorist and anthropologist, acclaimed novelist and a certified Voodoo “doctor.”
Walt Disney’s World of Fantasy with Blauer Geist: Internet bon vivant and literary impresario Blauer Geist joined us to take us through the not-always-so-wonderful world of Walt Disney.
Pamela Colman Smith Redux with Elizabeth Foley O’Connor– We follow up on our classic episode on the artist behind your favorite tarot deck, Pamela Colman Smith, with the scholar who wrote the book: Elizabeth Foley O’Connor.
ICYMI: Listen to Elizabeth Foley O’Conner’s interview on the @artofdarkpod, talking about the life and work of Pamela Colman Smith, illustrator of the ubiquitous tarot deck. @ClemsonUP https://t.co/UOz3CNUyPe
— Liverpool University Press (@LivUniPress) November 5, 2021
Frank Herbert: The Dreamer of Dune. Suggested reading: DUNE
Bill Hicks with Blake Hammond: Did you know Alex Jones used to be a groundbreaking comedian? Suggested listening: Bill Hicks – Relentless. Check out Blake’s Just the Clip podcast and look out for his Prime Video special coming soon.
MF DOOM. Your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper. Suggested listening: Madvillain (MF DOOM and Madlib) – Madvillainy
New Art of Darkness mugs