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Coming to you from the Great Library of Dreams, Mr Jim Moon invites you to take a comfy armchair by the fireside to talk of all things weird and wonderful. Here we discuss strange cinema and spooky television, explore weird fiction and delve into the mysteries of folklore. Plus we also regularly gather by the fireside to hear readings of some classic tales of the strange and the macabre.

Jun 26, 2014

In this minicast, Mr Jim Moon once again dusts off a spooky childhood favourite. This time we talking about a volume in Usborne’s late 1970s series World of the Unknown, the haunting volume All About Ghosts.


Jun 13, 2014

In this edition of Microbobs, Mr Jim Moon waxes lyrical about an old beloved paperback tome of spectres, phantoms and other things that go bump in the night, Ghosts, Ghouls & Other Horrors by Bernhardt J. Hurwood, published by Target Books back in 1974.


Jun 7, 2014

Mr Moon once again explores the world of the big bugs, examining classic giant insect rampages from the ’50s such as Them!, Jack Arnold’s Tarantula (1956), Bert I Gordon’s Earth Vs The Spider (1958) and Nathan Juran’s The Deadly Mantis (1957).


Jun 4, 2014

In this edition of Microbobs, Mr Jim Moon looks at the dread undead horror, the wight, delving into folklore and fiction, and concluding with a reading of the Barrow-wight’s song from Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien.