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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.

Dec 6, 2020

STARFISH

In this episode, Mary discusses the 2018 movie Starfish and its themes of grief, guilt, and cosmic horror.


Nov 29, 2020

LOVECRAFT COUNTRY PART 2:

A continuation of the panel discussion about Lovecraft Country, in which Mary and other panelists look at both the book by Matt Ruff and the hit TV show, and its themes of cosmic horror and racism.


Nov 22, 2020

LOVECRAFT COUNTRY PART 1:

Mary participates in a panel discussion about Lovecraft Country, both the book by Matt Ruff and the hit TV show, and its themes of cosmic horror and...


Nov 8, 2020

DEAD NAMES

Mary looks at Simon's follow-up book, Dead Names, and the connections it makes between fiction, conspiracy, magick, mythology, and possible real-world implications.


Nov 1, 2020

THE (SIMON) NECRONOMICON

This week, Mary looks at the Simon version of the Necronomicon and its implications in real world magickal systems.