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S02E01: Gregory Anderson Elysée, creator of Is'nana the Were-Spider The Story Monster Podcast

Greg A. Elysée discusses "Is'nana the Were-Spider: The Drums of Ogoun," the latest release in his graphic novel series. The story follows Is'nana, son of the Spider God of Stories, as he accidentally releases horror creatures into our world and tries to discover his place in it. The series aims to introduce audiences to folklore, mythological, and spiritual figures from various Black cultures and beliefs. "The Drums of Ogoun" introduces characters from Haitian stories and beliefs, including the God of War and the Goddess of Love. FOLLOW ME: Sounds & images are property of, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. — Support this podcast:
  1. S02E01: Gregory Anderson Elysée, creator of Is'nana the Were-Spider
  2. Episode 48: Top 10 Films of 2022
  3. Episode 47: Top 5 Movies with Friends
  4. Episode 46: Tales of Despair – When God Ignored His Children
  5. Episode 45: House of The Dragon Family Tree
  6. Episode 44: Blacktooth Battalion charges forward with Omari Malik
  7. Episode 43: Journey to 'Ikuā with Moana McAdams & Ryan Robinson
  8. Episode 42: Tales of Despair – A Growing Boy
  9. Episode 41: Interview with The Vampire w/Illustrator, Ryan Robinson
  10. Episode 40: Nicole Givens Kurtz and Blackened Roots, An Anthology of the Undead


The Void (2016) Review

There’s no way I could be the herald of The Story Monster and not be a fan of creature features. The Void (2016) is a horror film based on Lovecraftian monsters. Directed by filmmakers Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski. These guys are… Continue reading The Void (2016) Review

The Blob (1958) Review

In the late 1990s, I noticed this weird movie on television called The Blob. The scene in the kitchen lives in my head to this day. It scared the hell out of me. Everyone in the house, including myself, spent significant time… Continue reading The Blob (1958) Review

The Fly (1986) Review

The Fly (1986) For those interested in dipping their toes into the realm of science fiction horror, the 1986 movie The Fly is the perfect introduction. Another film with the same name came out in 1958, so the 1986 movie The Fly is a remake. Written and directed by David Cronenberg, The Fly is based on the short story… Continue reading The Fly (1986) Review

The Night Watchmen (2017) Review

The Night Watchmen (2017) is a horror-comedy about a group of immature security guards tasked with fighting an army of vampires. It’s a goofy story with a nice blend of action and bizarre humor. The interaction between the security guards is over-the-top fun.… Continue reading The Night Watchmen (2017) Review

Comicbooks: Expectations vs. Reality

Expectation: The Rise of Superhero Movies Comic books have been a source of entertainment and inspiration for comic book fans for generations. Whether you grew up reading superhero comics, collected graphic novels, or have recently discovered the world of comic books, they… Continue reading Comicbooks: Expectations vs. Reality

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022) Review

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is the topic of much discourse among fans. Discussions about representation, gender bias, and the unsavory use of Chadwick Boseman’s death as a plot device. Some of these claims have merit, while others are driven by baseless conspiracy theories… Continue reading Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022) Review

Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie (2022)

Watching anime is exhausting when juggling multiple shows. The number of entertaining shows increases daily. In the early 2000s, a handful of programs dominated pop culture. Millennials thought of anime as another cartoon with little to no knowledge of its origin or… Continue reading Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie (2022)

Wyrmwood: Apocalypse (2021) Review

Wyrmwood: Apocalypse delivers hard-hitting action in a merciless dystopian wasteland overrun with zombies. A few distinct characteristics set the zombies apart from their traditional counterparts. The undead release a gas used as fuel and other purposes. There are hybrid zombies with unique abilities,… Continue reading Wyrmwood: Apocalypse (2021) Review