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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.

Apr 15, 2018

In this episode, Mary examines the classic cosmic horror short story Crouch End by Stephen King.


Mar 25, 2018

Mary looks at Arthur Machen's THE GREAT GOD PAN, and how real-life belief in paganism and mysticism may affect the nature of horror in a cosmic horror...


Mar 11, 2018

Mary examines the "grandfather of cosmic horror" short story collection THE KING IN YELLOW by Robert W. Chambers. First published in 1895, it is hugely influential on the genre, from the works of H.P. Lovecraft to the recent TRUE DETECTIVE television...


Mar 4, 2018

Mary discusses the important and influential short story Sticks by Karl Edward Wagner


Feb 25, 2018

Mary analyzes the cosmic horror elements of the Silent Hill video game franchise, including an explanation of the cult known as the Order and the strange triumvirate of Alessa/Cheryl/Heather.