Welcome to everyone stumbling across my site as a result of my letter to Lindsey Graham getting posted in the most recent issue of the Free Times. Few things: The letter was my second letter regarding the Better Care Reconciliation Act, aka Trumpcare. The first was met with a pretty standard response from Senator Graham, … Continue reading Letter to Lindsey Graham (and update)
Welcome back to Through the Fears, where we reach into history to find the greatest horror films that time has to offer. I’m Matthew O’Leary, a writer out of Columbia, South Carolina, and this is Episode 7: 1933. Before Franklin D. Roosevelt began his first of a record four terms, the Great Depression had reached … Continue reading Through the Fears – 1933
Welcome back to Through the Fears, where we reach into history to find the greatest horror films that time has to offer. I’m Matthew O’Leary, a writer out of Columbia, South Carolina, and this is Episode 6: 1932. I mentioned Bela Lugosi’s appearance in Murders in the Rue Morgue in the last episode. It’s another … Continue reading Through the Fears – 1932
So I had a bit a revelation when I started working on the next episode of the podcast. I had finally hit the era of the Universal monsters, and so I now had a lot more material. But I realized that my favorite part of this process is not the podcast, but the writing of … Continue reading Through the Fears – 1931
Man, this podcast is a mess and a half. I'm still struggling to get the length I want, but I am happier with the content this time. The focus this time is on Germany's Wiemar Republic, and some of the darkest, starkest silent films you'll ever see.
It feels like ages since I’ve been able to sign off on a project, but it’s finally happened. The third episode of my podcast is in the can, and aside from concerns about data storage, I don’t have anything else on my plate, which means that the next day will be all about me. And … Continue reading Mother’s Day 2017
After what feels like forever, the World War I episode of my podcast is up. Currently, I'm using the tentative title "Through the Fears", which is not great, but I haven't heard any better ideas. This episode is still the product of an incomplete thesis, but I am getting better at this. Particular thanks go … Continue reading Episode 3 of Horror Podcast