Lovecraft Country Radio

Lovecraft Country Radio

The official podcast for HBO’s Lovecraft Country. Every Sunday, Ashley C. Ford and Lovecraft Country writer Shannon Houston discuss the latest episode of the series. Listen every week as Ashley and Shannon share their thoughts on the ties between the horror genre and black culture and explore how the show’s themes connect to contemporary social issues.Stream new episodes of Lovecraft Country, starting August 16th, Sundays at 9 PM on HBO and HBO Max.

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June 30, 2021 7 min
HBO Max presents Trade Secrets, a podcast that gives listeners a VIP pass into the rooms of the world’s best storytellers. We wanted to give you a taste of our first episode, where Misha Green, creator and showrunner of HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country,’ interviews Kamilah Forbes, the director and executive producer of HBO’s film adaption of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Between The World And Me.’ Misha and Kamilah dig into what it’s like to be both ...
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Ashley C. Ford is here to give you a taste of HBO's newest podcast, In Session: The In Treatment Podcast. The fourth season of In Treatment features Emmy-Award winning actress Uzo Aduba (Orange Is The New Black) as Dr. Brooke Taylor. Each week, hosts, writer and actor Brandon Kyle Goodman (Big Mouth; Modern Love), and licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Janelle S. Peifer, will break down Dr. Taylor’s week, demystify the process ...
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November 24, 2020 25 min
In this special bonus episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston are back to discuss the HBO’s new film “Between The World And Me,” based on the 2015 book by Ta-Nehisi Coates and the 2018 stage adaptation directed by Kamilah Forbes at the Apollo Theater, as well as the companion podcast produced by HBO, Spoke Media and Domino Sound. First they debrief what it’s been like to see audiences react to L...
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October 19, 2020 56 min
In this final episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts. Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 10: "Full Circle." First, they break down the episode and all its narrative throughlines. Then, they sit down with showrunner Misha Green along with Jurnee Smollett, who plays Leticia Lewis, to discuss what went into making the show. Recommendations: - Buffy, The Vampire Slayer (The WB)  - The Americans (FX) - The Lef...
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October 12, 2020 55 min
In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 9: "Rewind 1921." The hosts follow the characters as they unpack generational trauma while traveling through space and time. They also sit down with Aunjanue Ellis, the actress who plays Hippolyta, to discuss her character's journey this season. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios...
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October 5, 2020 64 min
In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 8: “Jig-A-Bobo.” The hosts discuss Dee’s journey following the death of her best friend, and the adult characters who abandon her while in the midst of their own chaos. Then, they sit down with film scholar and producer Tananarive Due discuss the episode’s relationship to horror. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with P...
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September 28, 2020 52 min
In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 7: "I Am." The hosts discuss Hippolyta's journey as she travels through the multi-verse. They talk about self-exploration as therapy and Shannon gives her insider perspective on being one of the lead writers on the episode. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. RECOMMENDATIONS: Af...
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September 21, 2020 43 min
In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 6: "Meet Me In Daegu." First, they sit down with Jamie Chung, who plays Ji-ah, and discuss the episode's themes of monstrousness and the character's coming-of-age journey. Then, they're joined by Inkoo Kang, TV critic for The Hollywood Reporter, to discuss representation of America and Imperialism in the episode....
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September 14, 2020 45 min
In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 5: "Strange Case." Eric Eddings, host of The Nod Show and For Colored Nerds, joins the conversation to discuss how black male anger is portrayed in the episode. The hosts also discuss the different forms that code-switching can take and what it means for a Black woman to be "interrupted." This podcast is produced by ...
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September 7, 2020 49 min
In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 4: "A History of Violence." The hosts follow the characters as they embark on another cross-country journey, adventure through secret underground tunnels, and grapple with their violent past. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.c...
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August 31, 2020 49 min
In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 3: "Holy Ghost." The hosts are joined by writer Daniel José Older to discuss the themes of spirituality and religion in the episode. They also dig into what it means to be a pioneer, celebrate black joy, and discuss the cultural inspirations for the episode. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Stree...
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August 24, 2020 48 min
In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 2: "Whitey’s On The Moon." The hosts map the characters’ stay at Ardham Lodge, where they discover magic as a tool of white supremacy. They also uncover family secrets and the power of lineage. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoice...
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August 17, 2020 54 min
In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss episode 1: "Sundown." The hosts explore the characters’ journey through sundown towns and map the horrifying links between racists and Shoggoths. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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August 11, 2020 14 min
Hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston talk about the inspiration behind the HBO series Lovecraft Country. They track the show's history from writer H.P. Lovecraft, to Matt Ruff's novel "Lovecraft Country" and Misha Green's TV adaptation. Shannon describes what it was like to be in the writers room and shares some of the works that influenced the show. Ahead of the series premiere on August 16th, the hosts sh...
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August 4, 2020 2 min
Lovecraft Country Radio is the official podcast for HBO’s Lovecraft Country. Every week, host Ashley C. Ford discusses Lovecraft Country with one of the show’s writers, Shannon Houston. Join them as they dig into what inspired the writers room and explore how the show's 1950’s setting reflects contemporary issues. Lovecraft Country Radio is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Learn more about your ad c...
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