Welcome to the Ink Heist podcast, which is devoted to dark genre fiction, featuring hosts Rich Duncan, Shane Douglas Keene, and a whole bevy of authors and other interesting guests for your listening and enlightening pleasure. We are a very irreverent, often linguistically explicit broadcast so we highly recommend you use discretion when listening around easily influenced young ones or anyone who is easily offended. We would like to thank the band Secret Smoker for allowing us to use their song “Crushed by Air” to kick-off and finish the podcast.
This week on the podcast we had a great conversation with…ourselves! It’s been a little bit since we’ve had a solo episode, so Shane and I thought Ink Heist’s 3rd birthday (April 12th) would be the perfect time to kick back and just have fun hanging out. It seems like just yesterday Shane and I decided to team up and launch Ink Heist and its been a fun and wild ride! We’ve launched a few features, published some extraordinary original fiction and met some great new friends. But by far the most significant change to Ink Heist was the launch of the Ink Heist Podcast in 2019. As longtime listeners know, it originally started thanks to John F.D. Taff who approached us about doing a series of interviews to promote his serial novel The Fearing. We originally thought we would stick to our standard method of email interviews until John mentioned that an audio podcast would be great. And the rest, as they say, is history. As we approach the second year of the podcast, Shane and I talk about some of our favorite moments and just how much recording this show has changed our lives. We’ve gotten to chat with so many talented writers and just generally have a great time hanging out and talking horror and whatever else happens to pop up in conversation. We truly love recording this show and cannot thank you all enough for tuning in each week. We’re consistently humbled by the kind words and support you have shown us over the years. Without you, we’d just be shouting into the void. So, thank you!
Throughout the course of the episode, we talked about our 3rd birthday, our love of libraries, a deep discussion on horror poetry, some recommendations of books and movies we’ve been digging, and so much more. We had a great time recording this episode and just hanging out and having a blast. We hope you guys enjoy the conversation as much as we did!