31 Lists of Horror: Minister Faust Delivers Five Stories About Costumes (in audio!)

Today, in Day 20 of 31 Lists of Hor­ror, we move to an audio for­mat, for a dis­cus­sion of that most impor­tant ele­ment of Hal­loween (oth­er than grub­bing for can­dy): cos­tumes.
Today’s special guest lister: Minister FaustThe Alchemists of Kush

Min­is­ter Faust is a nov­el­ist, print/radio/television jour­nal­ist, blog­ger, sketch com­e­dy writer, video game writer, play­wright, and poet. Faust’s nov­els include the recent­ly rere­leased The Alchemists of Kushthe Kin­dred Award-win­ning and Philip K. Dick run­ner-up Shrink­ing the Heroes (a.k.a. From the Note­books of Doc­tor Brain), and The Coy­ote Kings of the Space-Age Bach­e­lor Pad, which was short­list­ed for the Locus Best First Nov­el, Philip K. Dick, and Comp­ton-Crook awards. Faust con­tributed to BioWare’s Mass Effect 2, co-wrote the Kasu­mi DLC for Mass Effect 2, and wrote BioWare’s Gift of the Yeti and Maxis’s Dark­spore. His pod­cast MF Galaxy—“Writ­ers on Writ­ing, Pop Cul­ture, Pol­i­tics, and Africentricity”—is an amaz­ing piece of work.


October 20, 2017

Five Stunning Stories About Costumes

Press play! The sideways triangle thingy!
Discussed in this piece:

Bugs’ Bon­nets— 1956 Mer­rie Melodies car­toon

The Mar­t­ian Chron­i­cles—1950 col­lec­tion by Ray Brad­bury

The Thing—1982 film

Get Out—2017 film

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