The Diabolical Index

The Diabolical Index

By Korey Dawson
Beware your human heart! Monday nights at 10 pm, marvel at every arcane entry of The Diabolical Index! Join Korey Dawson as he travels across the dark literary spectrum, decoding unseen themes, wading the fog of metaphor, and stripping characters to the bone! Venture where the pages of the uncanny reside, and persevere...or perish.
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The Diabolical Index - Special Confess Your Sins Episode
Dirty secrets.  Lies.  Guilty pleasures...IN LITERATURE!  It's all here!  (Or, at least, it was supposed to be heh heh.)
1:24:58
August 19, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Special Interview Episode - Horror Author Betty Rocksteady
In my sophomore interview, New Bizarro Author Series and Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing alum Betty Rocksteady unfurls a whole new world of fear, absurdist horror, and sex with spiders.  (Hey...who knows, right?)
2:28:21
August 14, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Episode Zero Plus One - Weird-Fiction/Horror Writer Brooke Warra Interview
It was a total honor to have Shirley Jackson Award nominee and Weird Fiction/Horror Writer Brooke Warra in to talk about her trials and tribulations and what it takes to navigate the tentacle-filled waters of contemporary Horror!
2:07:22
August 14, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Episode Zero, or, A Book Mom Read Me and A Book Dad Should Have, aka The Graphic Episode
A small tribute, in my way.  (I left the audio problems in at the beginning, because it had brought a much needed peal of laughter to me when I had needed it most.)
1:13:44
August 14, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Books Versus Movies
The printed page is, and has always been, fertile ground for movie adaptation.  Sometimes it works...and sometimes it doesn't.
1:27:14
August 14, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Special Q&A Episode
You asked, I answered!
2:08:52
August 14, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Sixteen - Disch and Laymon
As with all things you discover, some are slow and methodical, and others...raise a hammer.  Never has that been more true than in the case of the two books I discuss in this episode!
1:53:35
August 14, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Fifteen - The Chrysalis: Themes in Echo
I agonize over Brendan Daneen's story of obsession and the parasitic nature of a kinship beyond human understanding.
1:59:33
August 14, 2019
The Diabolical Index-Entry Number Fourteen-Introduction to Silver John
Silver John is one of the finest characters ever to come out of the Weird Tales era of fantasy and horror, and I'm tackling as much of the canon as you can stand!
1:56:32
August 13, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Thirteen - Little Heaven and the Return of Action in Horror
In this episode, I present Nick Cutter's horrific tale of contract killing and dark gods that walk the face of the Earth...while commenting on the state of Action within the confines of contemporary Horror literature.
1:31:07
August 13, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Twelve - Meddling Kids and the Ghost Story Trip
The Scooby gang (or some youngsters that look and act like them anyway) deals with the regret and horror from the finest case of their career, and I finally descend into the depths of the Black Books club and the wonders of Fairborn, Ohio and escape unscathed!
1:14:31
August 13, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Eleven - Barker's Lament
Check out the Preface episode for more about this topic!
1:39:01
August 13, 2019
Live - Choose Your Own Adventure: An Improvised Story
Join Korey as he narrates the first ever, crowd driven, live performance of Choose Your Own Adventure: An Improvised Story by The Magic Squirrel Network. He is joined on stage by the hosts of Pointless Discussion, Paul Shroyer and Mark Reynolds as well as host of Juice in the Morning, Justin Kelly. Preformed live and recored on June 26th 2019 at the Kettle Top Brewhouse in Anderson Indiana.
54:59
July 2, 2019
Preface to TDI Entry Number Eleven
A new feature to The Diabolical Index, where I talk a bit about the larger theme of the forthcoming episode.
03:58
April 1, 2019
Cyclopean House trailer
An upcoming horror podcast from Acumen!
01:11
January 1, 2019
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Ten - Fagan and Gregory
Do you like books? Then you've found the right podcast. Join owner of Paradox City Books and Games, Korey Dawson, as he reviews and reads some of his favorite books.
1:04:35
August 13, 2018
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Nine - Morrell and Pashley
Do you like books? Then you've found the right podcast. Join owner of Paradox City Books and Games, Korey Dawson, as he reviews and reads some of his favorite books.
1:16:44
July 5, 2018
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Eight - Crouch and Ellis
Do you like books? Then you've found the right podcast. Join owner of Paradox City Books and Games, Korey Dawson, as he reviews and reads some of his favorite books.
1:14:35
June 15, 2018
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Seven - Levin and Hynes
Do you like books? Then you've found the right podcast. Join owner of Paradox City Books and Games, Korey Dawson, as he reviews and reads some of his favorite books.
1:11:01
May 25, 2018
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Six - McCammon and Bill
Do you like books? Then you've found the right podcast. Join owner of Paradox City Books and Games, Korey Dawson, as he reviews and reads some of his favorite books.
58:43
May 21, 2018
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Five - Cutter and Eggers
Do you like books? Then you've found the right podcast. Join owner of Paradox City Books and Games, Korey Dawson, as he reviews and reads some of his favorite books.
54:20
May 21, 2018
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Four - Paull and Toutonghi
Do you like books? Then you've found the right podcast. Join owner of Paradox City Books and Games, Korey Dawson, as he reviews and reads some of his favorite books.
1:04:05
May 21, 2018
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Three - Donohue and Jacobs
Do you like books? Then you've found the right podcast. Join owner of Paradox City Books and Games, Korey Dawson, as he reviews and reads some of his favorite books.
1:04:05
May 21, 2018
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number Two - Tremblay and Koontz
Do you like books? Then you've found the right podcast. Join owner of Paradox City Books and Games, Korey Dawson, as he reviews and reads some of his favorite books.
1:06:09
May 21, 2018
The Diabolical Index - Entry Number One - Bradbury and Southard
Beware your human heart!  Monday nights around 10 pm, marvel at every arcane entry of The Diabolical Index!  Join Korey Dawson as he travels across the dark literary spectrum, decoding unseen themes, wading the fog of metaphor, and stripping characters to the bone!  Venture where the pages of the uncanny reside, and persevere...or perish. 
1:04:06
May 21, 2018
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