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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.

Mar 25, 2016

Mr Jim Moon takes on Boris Karloff's evil immortal mummy Imhotep in a full commentary on the 1932 Universal horror classic The Mummy


Mar 20, 2016

In this episode we follow the course of mummy stories in early 20th century weird and genre fiction, with tales of strange curses and evil immortals!  And then we discover how he shambled onto the silver screen in the silent era in a surprising number of early outings!


Mar 13, 2016

In this episode, we take a side-step into the world of old time radio to sample a variety of Egyptological thrills. Firstly we have an adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's tale The Ring of Thoth presented by Escape! and then hear the tale of the Living Mummy from The World Adventurers Club. And finally we round off...


Mar 6, 2016

In the second part of our Mummy saga, Mr Jim Moon explores the development and evolution of Egyptian horrors in fiction and literature. We encounter ancient princesses, reincarnated lovers, dire curses from the tomb and, of course, the reanimated dead!