Modern Mythmakers: Interviews with Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers and Filmmakers

Modern Mythmakers: Interviews with Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers and Filmmakers



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786434978
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2008
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Michael McCarty is a former stand-up comedian, musician and managing editor of a music magazine. He holds the David R. Collins Literary Achievement Award from the Midwest Writing Center. The author of 20 books and numerous articles, he lives in Rock Island, Illinois.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
Foreword   The Amazing Kreskin     1
Preface     3
Famous Monster Speaks: Forrest J Ackerman     7
Farewell Summer: Ray Bradbury     15
The Wind Caller: P.D. Cacek     23
Gathering the Bones: Ramsey Campbell     29
Someplace to Be Flying: Charles de Lint     38
The Queen of Halloween: Elvira (Cassandra Peterson)     47
Impossible Places: Alan Dean Foster     54
Development Hell: Mick Garris     61
Seduced by Moonlight: Laurell K. Hamilton     67
Road to Hell: Gerard Houarner     77
All of Us Dying: George Clayton Johnson     83
Razored Saddles: Joe R. Lansdale     90
The Wizard of Gore: Herschell Gordon Lewis     96
The Burning: Bentley Little     104
Necroscope: Brian Lumley     111
Laughing All the Way to the Blood Bank: Christopher Moore     118
Creepers: David Morrell     123
To Our Ringworld's Childrens' Childrens' Children: Larry Niven     134
The Runner Who'll Never Die: William F. Nolan     141
The Man Who Sees Tomorrow: Frederik Pohl     151
The London Vampire Panic: Michael Romkey     161
Perfect Nightmares: John Saul     167
Night of the Living Dead Girl: Kyra Schon     175
The Jazz Man of Horror: Peter Straub     180
Mr. Punktown: Jeffrey Thomas     189
Heir to the Empire: Timothy Zahn     199
Afterword   Charlee Jacob     207
Index     211

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