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May 5, 2021 @ 5:00 am

Episode 85: Girl Meets House

On today's episode, we're getting unseasonably spooky as we talk about Gothic novels! The tentpoles for this episode are Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, the film Crimson Peak, and the Untamed fanfic Imago by astrophyllite.


What We’re Into Lately

Word of Honor

The View Was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta

Die, Volume 1 by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans

Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

Don’t Look Back series by acuteneurosis


Trading for a Living: Psychology, Trading Tactics, Money Management by Alexander Elder

Untamed fanfic, as always


Other Stuff We Mentioned

The Wicked + the Divine by Kieron Gillen

Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen

American Psycho

Tim Burton’s Alice movies

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

The Untamed

Under The Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng

A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin

A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske

Bluebeard folktale

Beauty and the Beast folktale

East of Sun and West of the Moon folktale

Eros and Psyche folktale

The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

Jane Eyre miniseries (with Ruth Wilson)

Restraint and Revelation: or, The Necromancer of Yiling’ (Erotic Gothic Novelist!Lan Wangji)

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Northanger Abbey TV movie

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Chrestomanci series by Diana Wynne Jones

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones

Be the Serpent Episode 36: There's No Place Like Home

Addams Family Values


For Next Time

Hench by Natalie Zina Walschots


Content Warnings

Violence, gore, and incest in all three tentpoles and the episode discussion.



The transcript for this episode is available here. Thank you to our beloved team of scribes for their hard work!

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