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Welcome To Lovecraft Country Radio

Lovecraft Country Radio

  • 1K views
  • 8 months ago
  • 14:23

Hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston talk about the inspiration behind the HBO series Lovecraft Country. They track the show's history from writer H.P. Lovecraft, to Matt Ruff's novel "Lovecraft Country" and Misha Green's TV adaptation. Shannon describes what it was like to be in the writers room and shares some of the works that influenced the show. Ahead of the series premiere on August 16th, the hosts share what movies, books, and artists will serve as a primer before you dive into the world of Lovecraft Country. Lovecraft Country Radio is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sundown

Lovecraft Country Radio

  • 480 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 54:03

In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss episode 1: "Sundown." The hosts explore the characters’ journey through sundown towns and map the horrifying links between racists and Shoggoths. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

10: Full Circle

Lovecraft Country Radio

  • 470 views
  • 6 months ago
  • 56:25

In this final episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts. Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 10: "Full Circle." First, they break down the episode and all its narrative throughlines. Then, they sit down with showrunner Misha Green along with Jurnee Smollett, who plays Leticia Lewis, to discuss what went into making the show. Recommendations: - Buffy, The Vampire Slayer (The WB)  - The Americans (FX) - The Leftovers (HBO) - Arrival (2016)  - “The Nuclear Family Was A Mistake” by David Brooks - “Let The Dead Bury Their Dead” by Randall Kenan  - Toni Morrison's 1993 Nobel Prize Speech  - The poetry of Gwendolyn brooks - Autobiography in Five Short Chapters by Portia Nelson - The art of Afua Richardson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Whitey’s on the Moon

Lovecraft Country Radio

  • 410 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 48:54

In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 2: "Whitey’s On The Moon." The hosts map the characters’ stay at Ardham Lodge, where they discover magic as a tool of white supremacy. They also uncover family secrets and the power of lineage. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Holy Ghost

Lovecraft Country Radio

  • 380 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 49:19

In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 3: "Holy Ghost." The hosts are joined by writer Daniel José Older to discuss the themes of spirituality and religion in the episode. They also dig into what it means to be a pioneer, celebrate black joy, and discuss the cultural inspirations for the episode. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices