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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.

Apr 24, 2016

This week we investigate the further adventures of Universal Mummy Kharis! Now played by the great Lon Chaney Jnr., Mr Jim Moon breaks into The Mummy's Tomb (1942), encounters The Mummy's Ghost (1944) and falls prey to The Mummy's Curse (1944). We also regrettably discover what occurs when Abbott & Costello Meet The...


Apr 18, 2016

In this episode, Mr Jim Moon travels back into Universal horror history to witness the birth of a new movie monster, Kharis the Mummy! We take an in-depth look at The Mummy's Hand (1940), a movie that not only kick-started the Universal Mummy franchise but was to have a huge influence on all subsequent mummy...


Apr 10, 2016

This week we gather round the cosy fireside of the Great Library of Dreams to hear a classic tale of mummy terror - Lot No. 249 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a story that would provide the template for many a mummy movie... 


Apr 3, 2016

In a special Tomegoria to tie in with our Mysteries of the Mummy series, Odile and Jim take a look at Bram Stoker's The Jewel of Seven Stars - a classic of Victorian mummy fiction, packed full of gothic chills and ancient Egyptian lore!