RICHARD LAYMON’S SAVAGE – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 177

Chaos reigns as Dungeonmaster 77.1 returns with a defense of Mike Lombardo and reviews of Kelli Owen and ARK: SURVIVAL EVOLVED. Then, Brian, Mary and Dave have a spirited debate over Richard Laymon’s SAVAGE. Plus, the reasons behind the genre’s expulsion of Will Bernardara, and an examination of the multiple allegations against comics writer Tee Franklin.. Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio  – Stitcher       Continue reading RICHARD LAYMON’S SAVAGE – The Horror Show with Brian Keene – Ep 177

DEAD MAN LIVING

Harry was a freelance fixer for various criminal enterprises. He left that all behind years ago for his partner, Andrew, and their daughter, Katie. But after suffering horrible burns in a fire, Harry suspects that he’s cheated death one too many times, and soon, he’ll have to pay his due. He just didn’t expect the bill to be delivered by his old associates, who have one more job for him. If the fire didn’t kill Harry, this job will…unless his own past kills him first. DEAD MAN LIVING is a new crime novella by me, serialized exclusively on my Patreon. … Continue reading DEAD MAN LIVING

THE ENDLESS (NO SPOILERS) – The Horror Show with Brian Keene Ep 176

Grindcast’s Matt Wildasin joins Brian, Dave, and Mary for a spoiler-free discussion of Justin Benson and Aaron Moorehead’s THE ENDLESS. Plus B&N’s demise continues, Bryan Smith signs with Grindhouse Press, the Blair Witch Experience 2018, Lynne Hansen’s art show, Brian Hodge and Christian Jensen on screen, and new releases from Ralph Bieber, John Urbancik, Wesley Southard, Jay Wilburn, Dan Padavona, John Boden, Scott Edelman, Joe and Keith Lansdale, Michele Scalise-Piccirilli, Jemiah Jefferson, Matt Hayward and Patrick Lacey, and Tim Waggoneer. Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio  – Stitcher       Continue reading THE ENDLESS (NO SPOILERS) – The Horror Show with Brian Keene Ep 176

KILL WHITEY Now In Audiobook

KILL WHITEY is now available for the first time ever in audiobook. This adaptation is narrated by Chet Williamson. CLICK HERE TO ORDER. From horror master Brian Keene comes a supernatural crime adventure filled with sex, gore, and guns. In the Russian criminal underworld, there is a man named Whitey. He is unstoppable and always gets what he wants. Some say he can’t be hurt. Some say he can’t be killed. Larry Gibson is about to find out. He is a dock worker on the run with Sondra Belov, a beautiful stripper. Whitey wants Sondra, and he will torture and … Continue reading KILL WHITEY Now In Audiobook

END OF THE ROAD Selling Fast

Brian Keene’s END OF THE ROAD is more than 50% sold out. Pre-order your copy here. END OF THE ROAD is a memoir, travelogue, and post-Danse Macabre examination of modern horror fiction, the people who write it, and the world they live—and die—in. Exhilarating, emotional, heartfelt, and at times hilarious, END OF THE ROAD is a must-read for fans of the horror genre. Introduction by Gabino Iglesias. Published as a Signed Hardcover Limited Edition: • Limited to just 750 signed and hand-numbered copies • Personally signed by the author on a unique signature page • Retail price just $40! • Printed on 60# acid-free … Continue reading END OF THE ROAD Selling Fast

REST IN ANGER: The Horror Show with Brian Keene Ep 175

Nick Mamatas and Jason Ridler present a thoughtful and honest remembrance of Harlan Ellison, and Brian, Dave, and Phoebe discuss the perils of becoming your public persona. Plus — allegations regarding Voodoo Press, TNT’s troubled SNOWPIERCER production, Daisy McCrakin’s kidnappers indicted, Jack Haringa’s GoFundMe, Christian Jensen’s new phone, Dave’s review of THE ENDLESS, and Brian challenges Chuck Wendig to a shed-off. Listen for free on iTunes – Spotify – Project Entertainment – iHeartRadio  – Stitcher       Continue reading REST IN ANGER: The Horror Show with Brian Keene Ep 175

JOHN URBANCIK MARATHON

This weekend, Brian Keene Radio proudly presents a John Urbancik marathon! Beginning Friday at 9am and running until midnight Sunday, BKR will play every episode of John Urbancik’s INKSTAINS, as well as arhical episodes of his appearances on THE HORROR SHOW WITH RBIAN KEENE< THREE GUYS WITH BEARDS, and more. Plus, John himself will serve as program director, playing musical selections from Tori Amos, Rus, Portishead, Kate Bush, Led Zeppelin, Sting, and more. (Note: The music we play is streamed via Spotify so that the arists recieve royalties). Click here if you’re listening via Windows Media Player, iTunes, iPhone, WinAmp, … Continue reading JOHN URBANCIK MARATHON

2018 Appearances (Post-Burn)

Now that I am healing and recovering from the accident, here are my book signings and convention appearances for 2018: July 19 – 22 NECON 38 Baypoint Inn & Conference Center 144 Anthony Rd. Portsmouth, RI 02871 Note: I will be receiving the Necon Legend Award (along with fellow honoree Carole Whitney). August 3 – 5 Scares That Care Weekend 5 Doubletree By Hilton 50 Kingsmill Road Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185 August 24 – 26 KillerCon Wingate by Wyndham Conference Center Round Rock, Texas September 8 Protean Books & Records 836 Leadenhall St Baltimore, MD 21230 Note: Signing noon to 3 … Continue reading 2018 Appearances (Post-Burn)

JACK HARINGA

Jack Haringa is one of my oldest and dearest friends in this business. I’ve known him since before I ever sold my first story, and I’ve killed him multiple times (in THE RISING, “Lest Ye Become”, “Grammar of the Dead” and more). Now, he faces a medical situation just as dire as the one I faced last month. Please check out his GoFundMe and help if you can.   Continue reading JACK HARINGA

MARY SANGIOVANNI MARATHON

To celebrate the forthcoming release of Mary SanGiovanni’s BEHIND THE DOOR, Brian Keene Radio will be featuring a Mary SanGiovanni Marathon this weekend, beginning at 5pm (EST) Friday and running through Sunday night. The marathon will feature music personally programmed by Mary, every episode of her Cosmic Shenanigans podcast, her selected apperances on other shows such as Three Guys With Beards and The Horror Show with Brian Keene, archival audio, and much more. Brian Keene Radio is available for FREE on your phone or computer. (Note: The music we play is streamed via Spotify so that the arists will recieve … Continue reading MARY SANGIOVANNI MARATHON

Brian Keene Radio

Announcing the launch of Brian Keene Radio — broadcasting for free twenty-four hours a day, seven days per week, and playing music, interviews, archival material, episodes of The Horror Show with Brian Keene, Defenders Dialogue, Mary SanGiovanni’s Cosmic Shenanagins, John Urbancik’s Inkstains, and much more — including occasional live broadcasts from Brian Keene and others. Available on your phone or computer. And it’s FREE! (Note: The music we play is streamed via Spotify so that the arists will recieve royalties). Click here if you’re listening via Windows Media Player, iTunes, iPhone, WinAmp, or VLC. Click here if you’re listening via … Continue reading Brian Keene Radio

Burning For You: An Update That Answers All Your Questions

As you may have heard, I recently suffered severe burns in an accident, and have been seriously incapacitated. If you haven’t heard, you can read about it here. The purpose of this post is to say thank you and answer some frequently asked questions. First off, Mary and I would like to thank everyone for their love, generosity, and support. Your thoughts, prayers, good wishes, candles, spells, workings, Tweets, messages, etc have been a blessing. Your donations, both to the GoFundMe and those made in private, have moved us both to tears. Your tireless efforts to boost the signal have … Continue reading Burning For You: An Update That Answers All Your Questions

Brian Severely Injured — Burn Fund Established

Brian Keene was severely burned in an accident last Tuesday, June 5th, suffering 1st and 2nd degree burns to his head and face and 2nd — bordering on 3rd — degree burns to his left arm. You can read news coverage about the accident in The York Dispatch, Bleeding Cool, and Horror Talk (as well as other places). He has spent the last week in the Lehigh Valley Burn Unit, where a new type of temporary artificial skin called Suprathal was grafted to his wounds. He is now home, and being cared for by Mary SanGiovanni, but faces a long, … Continue reading Brian Severely Injured — Burn Fund Established

Scares That Care Charity Weekend Author, Podcaster & You-Tuber Programming Schedules

The fifth annual Scares That Care Charity Weekend horror convention takes place August 3rd through August 5th at the Doubletree By Hilton 50 Kingsmill Road Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185. With nearly a dozen different programming tracks, there are plenty of activities for horror fans no matter what your interest. Since I am responsible for setting up the programming tracks for the Authors, Podcasters, and YouTubers, what follows are the finalized programming schedules for those parts of the convention. 2018 STC AUTHOR PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE FRIDAY 5:45pm to 6:30pm – Jay Wilburn and Wesley Southard: Reading and Q&A 6:45pm to 7:45pm – Splatterpunk: … Continue reading Scares That Care Charity Weekend Author, Podcaster & You-Tuber Programming Schedules

CLICKERS FOREVER – American Library Association Star Review

The ALA’s Booklist gives a star review to CLICKERS FOREVER, which is now available in paperback and for Kindle. In her review, which you can read by clicking here, Becky Spratford writes, in part, “In this tribute to Mexican American trailblazing author Gonzalez, who died of cancer in 2014, horror-master Keene (Pressure, 2016) used Gonzalez’s first novel, Clickers (1999), as a framework. The result is a moving, compelling, and just plain fun-to-read volume that seamlessly melds critical essays, personal recollections (including more than one piece about his influence as a writer of color), and unpublished works by the subject himself. … Continue reading CLICKERS FOREVER – American Library Association Star Review

SILVERWOOD: THE DOOR – Official Announcement, Trailer, and F.A.Q.

Serial Box in partnership with BlackBoxTV proudly presents SILVERWOOD: THE DOOR from Brian Keene, Richard Chizmar, Stephen Kozeniewski, Michelle Garza, and Melissa Lason. Based on the web series by Director Tony E. Valenzuela. Deep within the forest of Silverwood, California a dark force is working to open the door between dimensions—bad news for a Boy Scout troop and employees on a company retreat nearby. As their darkest fears and impulses feed the mysterious force, their bonding exercises take a deadly turn. Will anyone be able to keep their minds long enough to close the door before our world is torn … Continue reading SILVERWOOD: THE DOOR – Official Announcement, Trailer, and F.A.Q.

2ND ANNUAL BRIAN KEENE TELETHON EXCEEDS GOAL

The 2nd annual The Horror Show with Brian Keene Telethon, sponsored by Serial Box, has ended. Our goal was to raise $20,000 in 24 hours for the Scares That Care 501c3 charity. This year, Scares That Care is helping SAWYER (an 8-year old girl who is on her second relapse of Anaplastic Ependymoma), BRIAN (a little boy who was burned in a household accident), and HOPE (a Navy veteran and a single mother of two who is battling Stage IV breast cancer). At the end of the 24-hour live broadcast, we had raised $21,591. However, there are still donations coming … Continue reading 2ND ANNUAL BRIAN KEENE TELETHON EXCEEDS GOAL

2ND ANNUAL BRIAN KEENE TELETHON IS LIVE!

The 2nd annual The Horror Show with Brian Keene telethon, sponsored by Serial Box, starts at noon today (Friday), and will be streaming for free worldwide over the next 24 hours via the Project Entertainment Network’s YouTube channel. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE TELETHON (Pre-show will begin at 11am) If you have a question for one of our guests over the next 24-hours, you can let us know on Twitter via the #BrianKeeneTelethon hashtag We are asking horror fans and professionals to help us in raising $20,000 for the Scares That Care 501c3 charity. This year, Scares That Care is … Continue reading 2ND ANNUAL BRIAN KEENE TELETHON IS LIVE!

HAPPY J.F. GONZALEZ DAY

Today would have been J.F. Gonzalez’s 54th birthday. To celebrate, here are some recent Gonzalez releases you might have missed: CLICKERS FOREVER: A TRIBUTE TO J.F. GONZALEZ, edited by Brian Keene, is available now in paperback and for Kindle from Deadite Press. This massive anthology features fiction and non-fiction tributes from some of horror’s biggest names. . RESTORE FROM BACK-UP, a collaboration with Mike Oliveri, is back in print and available in paperback and for Kindle from Crossroads Press. Fans of Bentley Little will enjoy this supernatural novella set in the world of Information Technology. . MONSTERS AND ANIMALS, a … Continue reading HAPPY J.F. GONZALEZ DAY