Saturday, July 17, 2010

Podcast interview with Michael Sims regarding Dracula's Guest

Earlier this week, I posted about a new Victorian anthology of vampire stories entitled "Dracula's Guest." Last night I received a cool email from George Kenney over at Electric Politics regarding a really nice interview he just did with Sims.

Just a head's up, it is a political site, and I'm not endorsing any views over any other, but this interview certainly will be of interest to any genre fans.

From the site:

July 16, 2010
The Power of Imagination

Dracula's Guest coverHarkening back to an earlier age, the prolific and brilliant author and anthologist Michael Sims helps us to understand science, natural history, literature, and all manner of other things. A Renaissance man. In Dracula's Guest he explores through Victorian eyes the universal human fear of the dark. The fact is, we love to experience that fear, within limits. It's a decadent fancy, but it's also probably in part a primordial urge to venture into the unknown. As always, great fun talking with Michael. Total runtime forty three minutes. “For in that sleep of death what dreams may come...”

Check out the podcast right here. Thanks again George!

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