This week is all about the classics of Horror! Eddie admits she watched the film instead of reading the book, Lee tries to psychically contact William Peter Blatty for an interview, and everyone learns some valuable life lessons like, “Don’t give up, I’m sure your monster will come to life soon!” and “If you correct people who say that Frankenstein is the monster, then you are the real monster.”
Lee finally agrees to read a book written before the invention of AstroTurf and Eddie picks up a book younger than the selfie stick, the latest in Patricia Cornwell’s Scarpetta series. Tune in next week to see how they’re handling the challenge!
This week Eddie reviews the one and only Anne Holt, Lee won’t stop gushing about Gilly Macmillan, and over three decades after The Shining was published Stephen King wrote a sequel, then quite a bit after that Lee found it and freaked out! Will it be great? Will Lee discover the key to making her favourite authors write sequels? Will Eddie stop interrupting long enough for her to finish her review? Probably not, but find out in episode 28!
Listen in wonder as Lee asks interesting and thought-provoking questions of the acclaimed writer (who has a new novel coming out soon), wince in extreme embarassment as Eddie asks him to co-sign her home loan. He lists many influences, one of which is an all time favourite of both Lee and Eddie: Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay which they discuss at length (spoiler warning: give it a read!).