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APL Volumes

Mar 20, 2023

In this episode about Cosmic horror and The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle, Maddy and her guest, Genn, explore the power of reclaiming stories, the human and eldritch monsters in Ballad, and H.P. Lovecraft’s long-enduring legacy.

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Mar 6, 2023

Welcome to APL Volumes! The first season of this new podcast from the Austin Public Library is a deep-dive genre study into Horror. In this episode, APL librarian Maddy and her guests, Jesus and Nancie, talk about the history of horror and its subgenres; Stephen King’s role as the modern, well, king of horror; how The...