A recent blog post that examines Poe, Lovecraft and the aesthetic of horror writing. As Rey claims in this piece, horror as a genre is akin to “the elephant man we return to night after night.”
Transmundane Press recently sat down with Alistair Rey to discuss his story for their upcoming volume, writing in general and the pros of necromancy. The interview is available here.
The transcripts for Radio 4, 23 July 2013.
Interview with: Alistair Rey
Radio 4: You have been active in a variety of political campaigns as of late. Your stance has claimed to be in favor of European integration, but does this accurately describe your platform?
AR: Yes and no. I support European integration in the abstract, but I am not technically involved in politics. I write political articles (call it propaganda if you want). I think of myself as a hired gun. It’s mercenary politics, if anything.
Radio 4: On that subject, were you definitely hired by the government of Romania to generate political propaganda?
AR: Yes, definitively. Continue reading “The Radio 4 Interview with Alistair Rey”
This piece appeared in the little-known comedy magazine, Odd Ball. Jeremey Erdinger later contacted the editors of the magazine and complained that the resulting conversation was a gross misrepresentation of his character. For our part, this accusation is erroneous. Mr. Erdinger is, by all accounts, a neurotic and overly obsessive individual. The conversation recorded below is a faithful and accurate transcription of the the one that took place.
— So, Mr. Edinger, tell us about your recent trip to Boston?
— Actually, I was in Cambridge, which is a municipality across the Charles River in an entirely different county.
— Okay then, tell us about (ahem) Cambridge.
— There is nothing to say about a business trip really. Although I’ve come to believe that I am prone to anxiety. Continue reading “Conversation Piece with Jeremey Erdinger”