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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.

Jul 22, 2018

In the second part of our voyage through the books of British horror star Adam Nevill, we take another look at The Ritual (2011), explore the cult crimes in Last Days (2012) and discover what lurks in The House of Small Shadows (2013). 

Jul 19, 2018

In the first of a new mini-series, we explore the novels of Britain's new master of horror, Adam Nevill. In this episode, we take a look at his debut book Banquet for the Damned (2004) and his second novel Apartment 16 (2010). Both reviews are spoiler-free. 

May 20, 2018

In this episode we look at the last of the books on the weird and the wonderful written by Daniel Farson for Hamlyn. In this colourful volume, the kids of the 1980s could learn all about assorted monsters from dinosaurs to the xenomorph! 

Apr 29, 2018

In this episode, Mr Jim Moon takes a look at a marvelous new tome Paperbacks from Hell by Grady Hendrix - a lavishly illustrated and in-depth history of the horror paperbacks of the 1970s and the 1980s

Dec 19, 2017

We all know A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, and have enjoyed the eerie tales of MR James, but why is Christmas associated with the telling of ghostly tales? In this epic show, Mr Jim Moon rovers far and wide, through snowy cemeteries and Christmases Past, to trace the true history of the tradition of telling ghost...