Monthly Archives: November 2012

New Radio Show Tonight : Werewolves!


9-10pm (GMT) Wednesday, 28th November, 2012 on 104.4 FM in London and live, to hear online simultaneously, at :

Wonderful Werewolves and Wicked Witches

James DC is joined by writer/broadcaster Deborah Hyde, on the day of the full moon, to talk about the mythology of werewolves, throughout history, culture and psychology. Deborah will reveal some of the historical precedents of werewolves in ancient times, as well as the medieval era’s witch hunts which spawned many of the modern legends about lycanthropy. We will also look at the use of the werewolf myth in cinema, literature and pop culture in general.

Repeated tomorrow, Thursday, 29th November, 11am-12pm (GMT), with podcasts to follow.

Previous shows are in the ‘Podcast’ section, above…..



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ATOMIC BARK!  New Radio Show Podcast :
Ghostly Goings-on and Galvanised Ghouls

Hosted by James DC, with Steve Ash and Sarah Sparkes (originally broadcast on Resonance 104.4FM on 7/11/12)

James DC is joined by writer/philosopher Steve Ash and artist/curator Sarah Sparkes to talk about the ages-old phenomenon of ghosts, poltergeists and all kinds of spirits and paranormal events, connected with the ‘undead’. James and the others will investigate these cases – from a rational viewpoint – and look into some of the classic hauntings, stories in literature and film, as well as modern Electronic Voice Phenomena.

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ATOMIC BARK! Radio Show continues…

A reminder that my ATOMIC BARK! Radio Show continues (after some unplanned re-scheduling) every WEDNESDAY evening, from 9 to 10pm (GMT) on Resonance FM.



Here are the confirmed shows so far, all produced and presented by James DC :Wednesday, 14th November, 9-10pm…
EC Horror Comics, with writer/EC expert Jasper Bark

21st Nov…
The Pre-Raphaelites, to coincide with the exhibition at Tate Britain. With broadcaster Stephen Smith

28th Nov…
Solaris play, review, with Simon Ings and John Riley

5th Dec…
A history of Judge Dredd, to coincide with the recent film, Dredd, with Pat Mills and Mike Lake

12th Dec…
The Mythology of Werewolves, with Deborah Hyde

19th Dec…
Steampunk, with comic book author/artist Bryan Talbot

PLUS : Atomic Bark! specials over Christmas and New Year : an exclusive, 3 hour interview with legendary Science Fiction author Brian Aldiss!



Blade Runner, with BR expert/writer Paul M Sammons

Interview with iconic science fiction author Jack Womack, with Womack expert/writer Justin Harries.

Screenwriter/novelist Terry Southern, to coincide with the recent Blu-ray DVD releases of Barbarella and Casino Royale, with writer Lee Hill

The philosopher/writer/artist George Bataille, with lecturer Simon Elmer

The history of movie martial arts, with martial arts expert/teacher Jez Sands

The legend and mythology of Springheel Jack, with philosopher/writer Steve Ash

Understanding Comics, with Paul Gravett and Tim Pilcher

Silent Horror Movies, with Ivan Attanasio and John Riley

The Legend of Springheel Jack, with Steve Ash

Early/WW2 Superhero Mythology, with Richard Reynolds and..(TBC)

2001, A Space Odyssey, with Ben Slotover and…(TBC)

British Science Fiction, with Richard Thomas, and…(TBC)

Cosmic Superheroes, with Richard Reynolds, and…(TBC)



You can hear Atomic Bark! on the radio dial in London on 104.4 FM or streamed live, everywhere else, at : every Wednesday, from 9 to 10pm (GMT). Plus it’s repeated every Thursday, at 11am (GMT) and will be uploaded as a podcast a few weeks later on my blog (see below).



For podcasts of ALL previous shows go to :



Plus the ATOMIC BARK! Film Club is back too, in London, on Sunday 9th December! More info here :




ATOMIC BARK! Beyond the Valley of the Cult…

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