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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 27 - At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft

An expedition to Antarctica goes horribly wrong when Dr. William Dyer and his team from Miskatonic University unearth an ancient, terrifying evil. So really just another day in the world of H. P. Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos!


“At the Mountains of Madness”
written in February/March 1931; serialized in Astounding Stories, February to April, 1936

My guests:
Christopher Carlson


Co-host:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 26 - The Golgotha Dancers by Manly Wade Wellman & The Pygmy Planet by Jack Williamson

It’s a sci-fi double feature! Evil paintings come to life! Menacing miniature metal men! Enjoy our discussion of these two obscure classics of pulp fiction and maybe bring a unique element or two to your next gaming session.


Manly Wade Wellman
born May 21, 1903 in Portuguese West Africa (now Angola); died April 5, 1986

his father was a doctor; family moved to United States while still a boy

first published story was “The Lion Roared” in 1927; first science fiction novel The Invading Asteroid, 1929
in the 1920s, wrote movie reviews for Wichita Beacon; worked as a court and crime reporter for Wichita Eagle
married Frances Obrist, a horror writer published in Weird Tales
career spanned the 1940s to the 1980s; wrote first issue of Captain Marvel Adventures for Fawcett Comics

The Golgotha Dancers appeared in Weird Tales, October 1937

John Stuart Williamson
born April 29, 1908 in Arizona Territory; died November 10, 2006

often called “Dean of Science Fiction” after the passing of Robert Heinlein

read Amazing Stories as a young man
early influenced by Miles J. Breuer, a doctor who wrote science fiction; also influenced by A. Merritt
he was a published author by the 1930’s; Isaac Asimov was a fan
he continued to write into his 90s; he died at the age of 98 in 2006

The Pygmy Planet appeared in Astounding Stories, February 1932

My guests:
Louis Brenton
twitter - @revlouisbrenton

Jeremiah McCoy

Co-host:
Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com

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Round Table 99 - Jon Gabrus and Charlie Sanders

James Introcaso and Rudy Basso sit down with improv comedians Jon Gabrus and Charlie Sanders to discuss their love of Dungeons and Dragons, the D&D movie, improv, and the D&D story writer's room. This podcast was recorded on December 16, 2015.
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Star Wars: Aftermath (Tome Book Club)

This week we have a special Tome Show treat for you! In honor of the release of the latest Star Wars movie, The Tome Show presents a special book club episode... In this Book Club episode Jeff is joined by book club regular, Eric M. Paquette, and host of the Appendix N podcast, Geoffrey Winn. They discuss the latest Star Wars Novel, Aftermath, by Chuck Wendig. 


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Chuck Wendig

 

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 25 - The Stories of Conan by Robert E. Howard, Part 5

Thrilling adventure as Conan the Barbarian battles evil wizards and searches for treasure in deep, dark dungeons.

www.nobleknight.com

“The People of the Black Circle”
published in three parts in Weird Tales, September to November 1934

“A Witch Shall Be Born”
published in Weird Tales, December 1934

“Jewels of Gwahlur” (original title “The Servants of Bit-Yakin”)
published in Weird Tales, March 1935

My guest:
Peter Foxhoven
http://www.cromcountthedead.com

Co-host:

Jeffrey Wikstrom
website - jeffwik.com
email - jeffwik@gmail.com

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Round Table 98 - D&D in VR and at Game Hole Con

James Introcaso sits down with Topher KohanAlex BassoGreg Blair, and virtual Rudy Basso to discuss AltspaceVR's Dungeons and Dragons experience and the Gaming and BS Chris Perkins interview at Gamehole Con. This podcast was recorded on December 6, 2015.

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Round Table 97 - Fantastic Locations

James Introcaso sits down with Mike Shea of SlyFlourish.com to discuss his ongoing Kickstarter for the system agnostic book Fantastic Locations. This podcast was recored on November 29, 2015.

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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 24 - Selected Works by H. P. Lovecraft, Part 4

The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 24 - Selected Works by H. P. Lovecraft, Part 4

Sinister forces lurk just beyond our understanding, ready to snuff out humanity like a candle. In these three tales, we will learn about horrors from outer space, horrors from the bottom of the sea, and one terrible old woman who knows a little too much about mathematics!

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“The Whisperer in Darkness”

written February to September 1930; published in Weird Tales, August 1931

 

“The Shadow over Innsmouth”

written November to December 1931; published April 1936

 

“The Dreams in the Witch House”

written January / February 1932; published in Weird Tales, July 1933

 

My guests:

Chris Constantin

Dark Revelations the Roleplaying Game - http://drevrpg.blogspot.ca

 

Jeremiah McCoy

website - https://thebasicsofthegame.wordpress.com

tumblr - http://thebasicsofthegame.tumblr.com

YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/user/brothersaul

 

Co-host:

Jeffrey Wikstrom

website - jeffwik.com

email - jeffwik@gmail.com

 

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NOBLE KNIGHT GAMES

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