Monster Porn: Weird Fiction & Horror Podcast

Your creature fix in podcast form. Monster Porn is an anthology of horror stories, weird fiction, bizarro fiction, and speculative fiction from creators Matt Cummins and Bret Norwood. When Matt and wannabe sorcerer Bret accidentally summon a Lovecraftian horror, trapping him in the body of an adorable teacup piggie, they are compelled to create the horror anthology podcast that will destroy the world. This is the horror podcast where every day is like Halloween...and prom night! From Lovecraftian horror to new weird to bizarro, we've got it all. Prepare to get weird.


episode 52: "Blackbirds" [Dracula / Lovecraft Mashup] by Bret Norwood

Today, Monster Porn: Weird Fiction & Horror Podcast presents a Lovecraftian take on Bram Stoker’s Dracula called “Blackbirds” by Bret Norwood. The narrator, fleeing over winter New England roads from an unknown danger, reflects upon the maddening knowledge he encountered by cross-referencing a certain forbidden tome with his grandmother Harker’s journals. It’s “What if Lovecraft wrote the sequel to Dracula?” today on MP!

“Blackbirds” originally appeared on “Once Upon a Time in Transylvania” presented by OctoberpodVHS. To experience the entire anthology of reinterpretations of Stoker’s Dracula united by verses of Wallace Steven’s poem “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” head here:

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If you enjoyed this cosmic / Lovecraftian interpretation of Dracula, you might check out our other vampire-based episode, MP033 – A Vampire Story Special, featuring two of my personal favorite MP stories, “The House on Sumner” and “Eateth of my Flesh”!

Thanks to Edward October at OctoberpodVHS for bringing authors and artists together for “Once Upon a Time in Transylvania”!

Thanks for listening and godspeed, monsterbators!


 2020-05-25  19m