Lovecraft Country Radio

By HBO

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Amy
 Aug 28, 2020
Riveting discussion of an amazing show. A must-listen.

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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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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
Sep 21, 2020
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
Sep 14, 2020
A History of Violence
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In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 4: "A History of Violence." The hosts follow the characters as they embark on another cross-country journey, adventure through secret underground tunnels, and grapple with their violent past. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 07, 2020
Holy Ghost
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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
Aug 31, 2020
Whitey’s on the Moon
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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
Aug 24, 2020
Sundown
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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 slinks 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
Aug 17, 2020
Welcome To Lovecraft Country Radio
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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.
Aug 11, 2020
Coming Soon: Lovecraft Country Radio
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Lovecraft Country Radio is the official podcast for HBO’s Lovecraft Country. Every week, host Ashley Ford discusses Lovecraft Country with one of the show’s writers, Shannon Houston. Join them as they dig into what inspired the writers room and explore how the show's 1950’s setting reflects contemporary issues. Lovecraft Country Radio is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios.
Aug 04, 2020