Horror Fiction and Film

GUESTS: CLIVE BARKER *Author of many books, including Everville,Weaveworld, and Galilee GEORGE ROMERO *Producer, Director of many films, including Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, and Creepshow Tales of the macabre are as old as storytelling, and despite the comforts of technology, low crime and a booming economy — or perhaps because of them — our appetite for fright is as sharp as ever. Do people have a fundamental need to get scared out of their wits every so often? Join Brooke Gladstone and guests for a look at horror fiction and film, and why we love the genre.

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