Horror and Sci-Fi Fiction – Lookin' at Books (Episode 9)

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H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker’s Dracula… #mikematei #retro #retrogaming #gameplay #playthrough #livestream #review #nes #snes #matei


Zeta H8 slaya says:

I'd have to say dragon is my favorite story from HP, mostly due to my clinical insanity and opioid addiction

Royce loves his shotgun says:

I had that exact paperback copy of Bram Stokers Dracula in middle school, 1989-1992 💯

Freakshow Theatre says:

Cool books James

Matthew Neidiffer says:

I'm so glad that the avgn reads lovecraft James should read some lary niven as well

Doy Division says:

You should do a top 10 H.P. Lovecraft stories.

dkamphaus43 says:

What are your thoughts on Dean Koontz?

maggs131 says:

Sphere was a great movie with Dustin Hoffman and Samuel Jackson but the ending was weird and not at all satisfying. I never read the book so i dunno how far it strayed

Yellow Jackboots says:

Pickmans Model is a perfect horror short story. And don't even get me started on Herbert West- Reanimator.

Wdf1987 says:

Sphere was an awesome movie

Joseph Meador says:

Mask of the red death is basically about the plague killing rich people lol

Jeff Jamison says:

Anyone have any info about the music?

Bingerz says:

Lovecraft forever, baby. First ever heavy metal album had a big nod to the master author (Sabbath's "Beyond the Wall of Sleep"), just like the nod given to him by author William Burroughs, who coined the term "heavy metal."

Flag Assault says:

what about Dune? Star Wars was inspired by it

Thread Bomb says:

The collections of the early stories of Ray Bradbury are a great introduction to sci-fi and horror: The Illustrated Man, The October Country, R is for Rocket, and many more titles.

Ethan Ainsworth says:

‘I AM LEGEND’ is fantastic! And I just got and am yet to read ‘I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream’, A Poe collection, a Lovecraft collection, ‘Frankenstein’, ‘The Strange Case Of Dr.Jeckell And Mister Hyde’ as well as ‘1984’. I’m a big sci-fi guy and I’m actively getting more into horror reading. Can’t wait for more of this and AVGN.

Pat Pear says:

I'm amazed he didn't crack a joke when mentioning Jekyll and Hyde

Pineapple says:

That Dracula cover ♥️👌

Lucas Pistek says:

I have Michael Crichton’s Timeline book that was bundled with the pc game.

Falcon Baker says:

The movie was on Netflix and it was pretty good

Ace C says:

Would love to see more of this series.

L.D. Johnson says:

God, I bought that exact edition of Dracula in the fifth grade at my schools book fair… So awesome, wish I still had my copy.

Chris Stick says:

Cthulhu Fhtagn, nerd!

Luke Dodge says:

James I don't know why I enjoy just sitting down and listening to you discuss books you've read, but I do. I hope you continue with this episode and maybe get more into individual books/writers/genres. I suppose it has something to do with the fact that I don't have any friends but I enjoy talking about this… (full disclosure: I did not speak to James while watching this video like it was some one-sided Skype call.)

Michael Bourdages says:

I read Sphere recently and it's overall amazing ….then I bought the movie and oh boy oh boy 😵

Adam Watson says:

Do more of these they're terrific!

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