We’re off to La La Land this week, to talk cursed films, 90s horror nostalgia and Winona Ryder(!!)
Our guest is Josh Winning – who has parlayed his years of writing from and about film sets into a horror novel. Burn the Negative is set in the backlots, soundstages, cutting rooms and dank motel rooms of Hollywood. It features a film with a fatal jinx and a whole lotta love for the 90s teen slasher.
Amongst all of that, Josh and I also tick off the uncanny creepiness of child stars, the validity of fun in horror and the power of the silhouette in making a really scary horror villain.
Burn the Negative was published on July 11th by Penguin Random House
Other books mentioned in this episode include:
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