Stephen Jones On Clive Barker, Stephen King, & The Art of Horror

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Stephen Jones is a Hugo Award nominee, the winner of four World Fantasy Awards, three International Horror Guild Awards, five Bram Stoker Awards, twenty-one British Fantasy Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association. I had the pleasure of speaking with Stephen about his career as a horror writer, and his time as a publicist for the first three Hellraiser movies, Nightbreed, and more. We discussed Clive Barker, Stephen King, and his Art of Horror books. You can watch the full interview below.

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All Our Hearts Are Ghosts and Other Stories by Peter Atkins

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Just in time for Halloween, Encyclopocalypse Publications brings us All Our Hearts Are Ghosts and Other Stories by Peter Atkins. If that name sounds familiar, it is because I interviewed Peter Atkins about his incredible career. During that interview he mentioned this glorious book, which is now upon us. Below is my interview with Peter, as well as more information about his new book, which you can buy on Amazon. I did, and I recommend you do so too. Enjoy!

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Book Review: Clive Barker’s Dark Worlds

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Clive Barker, a master of horror across numerous mediums, recently celebrated his 70th birthday with the release of a new book: Clive Barker’s Dark Worlds. Watch my video review below to see what’s inside this impressive 350-page book about all things Clive Barker.

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Author Interview: Douglas E. Winter Discusses Stephen King & Clive Barker

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Today, Clive Barker’s Dark Worlds is available: a new book celebrating the life and career of Clive Barker, an incomparable artist who recently turned 70. A similar book was released 20 years ago, Clive Barker: The Dark Fantastic by Douglas E. Winter. In addition to his authorized biography of Clive Barker, this author is famous for the biography of Stephen King that he wrote at the height of King’s career entitled Stephen King: The Art of Darkness. Yesterday, I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Douglas E. Winter at length about Clive Barker, Stephen King, horror, video games, and more. Watch my full video interview with Douglas E. Winter below. Enjoy!

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Preorder Autographed Copy of Clive Barker’s Dark Worlds

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On October 18, Clive Barker’s Dark Worlds is being released, shortly after the horror icon’s 70th birthday. Celebrating his prolific career spanning numerous decades and mediums, Dark Worlds is 352 pages of all things Clive Barker. While you can snag a hard copy or the Kindle version on Amazon, for a limited time, you can preorder a hardback copy of Dark Worlds autographed by Clive Barker himself from the independent bookstore, Book Soup. Below is more information about this exciting release.

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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’s Room at Monster-Mania

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In 2019, I had the good fortune to meet Clive Barker at Monster-Mania 43 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He had his own room, replete with artwork, books, and more. It was a veritable museum celebrating the artistry of Clive Barker. Watch the video below I recorded showcasing the entire room and what was contained within.

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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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