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Cosmic Shenanigans

Cosmic Shenanigans is a podcast focusing on cosmic horror in films, television, art, games, music, fashion, pop culture, and just about anywhere else our little tentacles can reach. Host Mary SanGiovanni delves into what makes it timelessly relevant and enjoyable, and examines how it permeates so much of modern culture. Further, as a writer of cosmic horror herself, Mary looks at her and others’ roles in the subgenre and in publishing at large, and explores the female perspective toward and within works of cosmic horror.

Sep 6, 2020

This week, Mary looks at the potential real-life cosmic horror implications of the theory of White Holes and the Einstein-Rosen Bridge.

Aug 16, 2020


In part two of this two-parter, Mary looks at Randolph Carter's continuing adventures with the strange and unknown.

Aug 9, 2020


In part one of this two-parter, Mary looks at Lovecraft's autobiographical title character and his earliest introduction to cosmic horror.

Jul 26, 2020

"The Things" by Peter Watts

Mary looks at this retelling of John Carpenter's THE THING from the POV of the creature, and discusses the cosmic horror of being an elder god stranded, alone, on a cold cap of an isolated planet.

Jul 12, 2020

Mary discusses her cosmic horror Kathy Ryan series, outlining her mythos and addressing modern cosmic horror elements in her work.