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The official podcast for HBO’s Lovecraft Country. Every Sunday, Ashley C. Ford and Lovecraft Country writer Shannon Houston discuss the latest episode of the series. Listen every week as Ashley and Shannon share their thoughts on the ties between the horror genre and black culture and explore how the show’s themes connect to contemporary social issues. Stream new episodes of Lovecraft Country, starting August 16th, Sundays at 9 PM on HBO and HBO Max.

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7: I Am

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In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 7: "I Am." The hosts discuss Hippolyta's journey as she travels through the multi-verse. They talk about self-exploration as therapy and Shannon gives her insider perspective on being one of the lead writers on the episode. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. RECOMMENDATIONS: Afropessimism by Frank B. Wilderson III Fugitivity and the Border to Social Death by Paula Von Gleick In Search of Our Mother's Gardens by Alice Walker Lemonade by Beyonce Aunjanue Ellis' The Clark Sisters and Undercover Brother Pleasure Activism written and gathered by Adrienne Maree Brown FKA Twig's Two Weeks music video Pillar Point's Dove music video Dreams Deferred by Langston Hughes A Wrinkle in Time directed by Ava DuVernay Fast Color directed by Julia Hart and starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

52:55

I Am

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In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 7: "I Am." The hosts discuss Hippolyta's journey as she travels through the multi-verse. They talk about self-exploration as therapy and Shannon gives her insider perspective on being one of the lead writers on the episode. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. RECOMMENDATIONS: Afropessimism by Frank B. Wilderson III Fugitivity and the Border to Social Death by Paula Von Gleick In Search of Our Mother's Gardens by Alice Walker Lemonade by Beyonce Aunjanue Ellis' The Clark Sisters and Undercover Brother Pleasure Activism written and gathered by Adrienne Maree Brown FKA Twig's Two Weeks music video Pillar Point's Dove music video Dreams Deferred by Langston Hughes A Wrinkle in Time directed by Ava DuVernay Fast Color directed by Julia Hart and starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

43:11

Meet Me In Daegu

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In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 6: "Meet Me In Daegu." First, they sit down with Jamie Chung, who plays Ji-ah, and discuss the episode's themes of monstrousness and the character's coming-of-age journey. Then, they're joined by Inkoo Kang, TV critic for The Hollywood Reporter, to discuss representation of America and Imperialism in the episode. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Recommendations:  Films:   A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) dir. Kim Jee-won  Train to Busan (2016) dir. Yeon Sang-ho Books/Essays: Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut  Kim Jiyoung, Born In 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo  Pachinko by Min Jin Lee  A Kim Jong-Il Production by Paul Fischer  My Family’s Shrouded History Is Also A National One for Korea by Alexander Chee (NYT) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

43:11

6: Meet Me In Daegu

0 views 10 days ago

In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 6: "Meet Me In Daegu." First, they sit down with Jamie Chung, who plays Ji-ah, and discuss the episode's themes of monstrousness and the character's coming-of-age journey. Then, they're joined by Inkoo Kang, TV critic for The Hollywood Reporter, to discuss representation of America and Imperialism in the episode. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Recommendations:  Films:   A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) dir. Kim Jee-won  Train to Busan (2016) dir. Yeon Sang-ho Books/Essays: Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut  Kim Jiyoung, Born In 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo  Pachinko by Min Jin Lee  A Kim Jong-Il Production by Paul Fischer  My Family’s Shrouded History Is Also A National One for Korea by Alexander Chee (NYT) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

45:13

Strange Case

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In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 5: "Strange Case." Eric Eddings, host of The Nod Show and For Colored Nerds, joins the conversation to discuss how black male anger is portrayed in the episode. The hosts also discuss the different forms that code-switching can take and what it means for a Black woman to be "interrupted." This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices