Talking Scared

121 – Craig Engler & What Makes a Shudder Movie?

December 06, 2022 Neil McRobert Episode 121
Talking Scared
121 – Craig Engler & What Makes a Shudder Movie?
Show Notes

This week I’m beginning my supposed ‘break’ from reading.

There is still an episode, however, and it’s a doozy. You may be glad to hear I’ve put down the books for a short while, ‘cos my guest is a huge name from the cinematic aisle of the horror world – Craig Engler, GM of Shudder is in the house!!

He joined me for a conversation back in October, when we were both in the throes of the Halloween build up. Now, listening to this weeks later, you can hardly hear the strain in our voices at all. 

We talk about Craig’s creative life and work – from his role in the show, Z-nation, to the helm of Shudder. We debate dream book-to-movie adaptations and, of course, I ask him which films he thinks are the scariest on Shudder. Most of them I’m too afraid to watch.

Oh, and I may use this interview to apply for a non-existent job.

Enjoy – this will have your Christmas TV binge covered.

Other books mentioned in this episode include:

  • The Library at Mount Char (2015), by Scott Hawkins (episode 94)
  • House of Leaves (2000), by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Night Film (2013), by Marisha Pessl
  • The String Diaries (2013), by Stephen Lloyd George

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