DreamSwarm Podcast

--- Andy Mark Simpson ---

Supernatural Film, Stories, Art: Interviews and discussion covering dreams, fairytales, fantasy, folklore, folk horror, magic realism, mythology, psychogeography, supernatural, urban fantasy
Brought to you by Andy Mark Simpson of DreamSwarm Podcast

Latest Episodes…

  1. Folk Horror Revival -Darren Charles FHR

    Interview with Darren Charles of the Folk Horror Revival group which has 23,000 members. We discuss this Folk Horror genre and why it is so popular. Defining folk horror? Folk horror examples What is the appeal of folk horror? How does it differ from other horror genres? Links to Urban Wyrd and related genres You can ...

    2021-07-06

  2. Midnight Myth & Movies - Derek Jones

    Interview with Derek Jones, one half of the team at The Midnight Myth Podcast which explores films and popular culture through a lens of mythology, history and philosophy. Derek and Laurel run such a great podcast for all cinema lovers and it was a pleasure to chat. Introducing the Midnight Myth ...

    2021-06-22

  3. Red Man and Others - Angeline & Remco

    Interview with authors Angeline B Adams and Remco Van Straten about their new collection of sword and sorcery short stories 'The Red Man and Others' Re-thinking the sword and sorcery genre Representing disability and diversity in fantasy fiction Writing in a partnership How they created 'The Red Man and Others' This is such a wonderful ...

    2021-06-10

  4. Magic Realism - with Andy Berriman

    Filmmaker Andy Berriman joins DreamSwarm director Andy Mark Simpson to discuss magic realism and how it has influenced their work. Defining Magic Realism Examples of magic realist style Difficulties of making magic realist films Is all cinema inherently magic realist? - You can follow Andy Berriman on Twitter @AndyBerriman ...

    2021-05-08

  5. Elizabethan Astrology - Alex Beaumont

    Interview with fantasy author Alexandra Beaumont to discuss beliefs of astrologers in the Elizabethan era and how it influenced her upcoming fantasy novel 'Testament of the Stars'. Influence of Elizabethan astrology Influence of folklore World-building in fantasy New fantasy novel 'Testament of the Stars'. Follow Alex on twitter @ABeaumontWriter Find out more about 'Testament ...

    2021-03-22