To celebrate 5 Years of Horror at Devil’s Elbow, Wing revisits our very first recap: Funhouse by Diane Hoh
Wing recaps Silent Stalker by R. T. Cusick and Graveyard School #2: Skeleton on a Skateboard by Tom B. Stone (aka Nola Thacker aka D. E. Athkins). Around the 21 minute mark, she gets a little deep about mental illness, the damage books (and other pop culture) can do, and her exhaustion over living with OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Wing recaps Graveyard School series #1, Don’t Eat the Mystery Meat, by Tom B. Stone (aka Nola Thacker aka D. E. Athkins) and Nightmare Hall series #2, The Roommate, by Diane Hoh (ghostwritten this time by Nola Thacker [aka D. E. Athkins aka Tom B. Stone]). What sort of author shenanigans are these? Links mentioned OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Wing recaps the werewolf and fairy short story “Up the Airy Mountain” by Debra Doyle and James MacDonald, part of their Bad Blood werewolf series. (Note: Episode picked up some scratchiness in a few places; we’re working to keep that from happening in future episodes. Apologies that we didn’t catch it in time to stop OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Wing recaps The Silent Scream by Diane Hoh, the first book in the Nightmare Hall series, and minus a bit too much red herring, it’s a fun and fantastic book. (Content: Discussion of suicide and abusive relationships.) Links mentioned in the podcast: Written Recaps: pointhorror.com Episode Media: The Silent Scream by Diane Hoh Let’s Do It: OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Wing recaps Still More Tales to Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine and finds it delightful. Ridiculous, cheesy, fun stories ahead. (Content: brief mentions of arachnids, child sex trafficking, and “illegal” aliens.) Links mentioned in the podcast: Written Recaps: pointhorror.com Episode Media: Still More Tales to Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine 13 Tales of OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Wing recaps The Hitchhiker by R. L. Stine, and spoilers: she doesn’t hate it. Come listen for rollicking adventures, car theft, and murder. Links mentioned in the podcast: Written Recaps: pointhorror.com Episode Media: The Hitchhiker by R. L. Stine Facebook: Devil’s Elbow Tumblr: Devil’s Elbow Patreon: Devil’s Elbow
And the podcast is back! Wing recaps the relaunched Point Horror book Identity Theft by Anna Davies (spoilers: the blurb manages to both lie and spoil the twist and Wing goes boom RE mental illness), discusses the changes to the recaps and podcast as well as the new schedule, and shares reader/listener mail. Links mentioned in OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Well, it’s been quite a couple months, hasn’t it? Lots of changes around here, and all the guest recappers are killing it. Podcast episodes start up again in July. I’m grateful to all of you, readers and listeners and fans, for sticking with Devil’s Elbow during all this change. Y’all are the best. One more OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
We discuss Twins by Caroline B Cooney and Wickedpedia by Chris van Etten. The article regarding male vs female authors can be found here.
Wing and I get together to discuss the second in the trilogies we are each recapping: Books of Blood 2: The Hunger by M. C. Sumner, and Bad Blood 2: Hunters’ Moon by Debra Doyle and James MacDonald.
Wing and I recap Books of Blood 1: The Principal by M. C. Sumner and Bad Blood 1: Bad Blood by Debra Doyle & James D. Macdonald, and also discuss general horror tropes.
No recap today, per our schedule, but we wanted to let you know that we’re recording the next podcast episode this weekend. If you have any questions you want answered or any topics you specifically want addressed, let us know by Friday, and we’ll use them to outline the episode.
In celebration of hitting 50 recaps, we decided to do something special: a podcast about what brought us to Point Horror and what we love and loathe (spoiler: you guys, the readers, are the best bit!). We really enjoyed doing this, so have a listen and leave a comment.