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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


Renfield (2023) Spoiler-Free Review

In the last 20 years, Chris McKay has won my heart. He became one of my favorite directors. His humor and mastery over complex narratives make him a standout among filmmakers. Chris McKay directed Robot Chicken, The Lego Movie, and The Tomorrow War. Enter the… Continue reading Renfield (2023) Spoiler-Free Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Spoiler-Free Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Performance Marvel Studios may not have made as much money as they wanted on opening weekend, but a domestic debut of $118 million is nothing to scoff at. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 is a winner nonetheless. In its second week, it’s holding with a box office gross of $59 million. It’s… Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Spoiler-Free Review

Wendell & Wild (2022) Spoiler-Free Review

Join Kat, a 13-year-old girl with supernatural abilities, as she explores a magical world filled with demons. Wendell & Wild is a thought-provoking tale about the lengths one will go for the ones they love. The 90s: A Rich Era for Animated… Continue reading Wendell & Wild (2022) Spoiler-Free Review

Mortal Kombat Legends: Snowblind Spoiler-Free Review

Mortal Kombat: A Popular Video Game Series Mortal Kombat is a popular fighting video game series created by the Midway Manufacturing Company in the United States. In 2009, the company liquidated its assets and closed its doors. Warner Bros acquired the rights… Continue reading Mortal Kombat Legends: Snowblind Spoiler-Free Review

Super Marios Bros. Movie (2023) Spoiler-Free Review

The Super Mario Bros. Movie boasts a magnificent story that stays true to the source material. The First Live Action Video Game Adaptation “This Ain’t No Game” was the tagline for the 1993 Super Mario Bros. movie. Not sure what the marketing… Continue reading Super Marios Bros. Movie (2023) Spoiler-Free Review

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