Interview: Peter Atkins Discusses Clive Barker, Hellraiser, Nightbreed, Wishmaster, & More

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I had the pleasure of interviewing Peter Atkins, the man who wrote Hellraiser II, Hellraiser III, Hellraiser: Bloodline, and Wishmaster. We talked about his work on the Hellraiser franchise, including the 30th anniversary of Hellraiser III, the upcoming Hulu movie, and the HBO TV series. We also talked about what it was like working with two masters of horror: Clive Barker and Wes Craven. Peter shared his thoughts with me on Doug Bradley, Nightbreed, his books, including his new release this fall, and much more. We spoke for three hours, so grab some popcorn, kick back, and enjoy our conversation. You can watch the full interview below.

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Clive Barker Grilled About His Negative Effect on People

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On December 8, 1987, Clive Barker took part in a TV interview where the studio audience grilled him about the potential negative effects his work has on people. As you’ll see, his answers are excellent. You can watch the full TV appearance below.

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Clive Barker Interview: Abarat, Art, & More

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In 2002, Clive Barker took part in an interview with Adam Weissler about the Abarat novels, his art, and much more at a gallery showing in West Hollywood. You can enjoy the full interview below.

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Clive Barker Imajica Interview: Connie Martinson Talks Books

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On February 2, 1992, Clive Barker was interviewed by Connie Martinson about his book Imagica. You can watch the full interview below.

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Clive Barker: Horror Cafe

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In 1990, six of the horror world’s leading figures dined together for Horror Cafe. Hosted by Clive Barker, this discussion features guests John Carpenter, Roger Corman, Ramsey Campbell, Lisa Tuttle and Pete Atkins. You can watch the full show below. Enjoy!

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IMPACT Wrestling Book: Goldy’s Closet Interview

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I had the fabulous opportunity of being interviewed by someone I interviewed for my book: Goldy Locks! This incredibly talented woman, who was the first female broadcast journalist in the history of TNA Wrestling and contributed a great deal to the original music produced by the promotion, interviewed me on her show, Goldy’s Closet. Below is a video preview, as well as information regarding how you can watch the full episode.

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Book Review: On And Off By Stephen Bishop

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Stephen Bishop’s memoir, On and Off, is now available! I had the honor of interviewing Stephen about his book and career, and he couldn’t have been nicer. Now that I’ve read his autobiography, I have an even greater appreciation for him as a person and an artist. Read on for my thoughts on On and Off.

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Exclusive Video Interview: Melissa Manchester Reflects on 50 Years of Music

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Melissa Manchester is a Grammy-award-winning musician whose understanding and appreciation for her craft is second to none. She’s also a delightful human being, and I’m happy to call her a friend. Celebrating 50 years in the music industry, Melissa is an artist who continues to be an inspiring creative force. Just released, Melissa Manchester Live ’77 is a live album that’s seeing the light of day for the first time in 45 years. I had the pleasure of interviewing Melissa about this vibrant, energetic recording from the vault; and we also discussed a myriad of other topics, including Lady Gaga, Barry Manilow, Tony Bennett, how the pandemic affected her as an artist, and so much more. You can watch the full video interview below, and I hope you enjoy it.

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Remembering Bobby Rydell

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In 2016, I had the opportunity to attend Bobby Rydell’s book signing in Philadelphia, interview him a few months later, and then see him perform live in Atlantic City with Frankie Avalon and Fabian, meeting all three after the show. I’m very sorry to hear that Bobby passed away, he was a kind, talented, and positive force in the world of music. He may be gone, but his music will live on. Below you’ll find my interview with Bobby and my review of his live show.

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Interview: Stephen Bishop Discusses Autobiography, COVID, Documentary, & More

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Stephen Bishop is one of the most gifted and prolific musicians I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing, and I was delighted to have the opportunity to do so again just a month out from the release of his highly anticipated autobiography, On and Off. Stephen’s memoir comes out May 2, and you can buy your copy directly from the legendary singer-songwriter and even get it autographed in the process. While you’re waiting to receive your copy of Stephen’s book, I hope you enjoy reading my interview with him.

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