The Dark Mind Podcast

  • 9. Kristopher Triana

    Kristopher Triana, an acclaimed author whose pen churns out not only horror but also gripping crime fiction.Titles like "Full Brutal," which snagged the 2019 Splatterpunk Award for Best Horror Novel, "Gone to See The River Man," "Shepherd of the Black Sheep," and "The Thirteenth Koyote" have set benchmarks in the genre.He joins Vince on the show to discuss his latest work "The Old Lady." They discuss introversion, wilderness survival, modern-day gender roles, childhood trauma, and the future of extreme horror.Website:https://www.trianahorror.comX:
  • 8. Aron Beauregard

    Award-winning splatterpunk author Aron Beauregard hails from Central Falls, Rhode Island. With a writing style that knows no limits, he has firmly established his presence in the horror community through his ABHorror brand. In this episode, he joins Vince to delve into his latest work, "Through the Eyes of Desperation: The Red Version." They discuss addiction, the intricate construction of the world of "Shadows Casino," the intense and brutal casino games along with their corresponding eccentric characters, as well as the finer details of managing one's own brand and the intricacies of self-publishing.Website: https://www.abhorror.comSubstack:https://aronbeauregard.substack.comX:
  • 7. Jack Moody

    In this episode, we dive into the world of Jack Moody, a prolific author whose literary footprint spans the unsettling realities of "Crooked Smile," and the existential ponderings of "The Monotony of Everlasting." As we eagerly anticipate the 2024 release of his latest works, "The Absence of Death" and "Miracle Boy," we take a closer look at Moody's journey through the literary world.Formerly a contributor to Return Magazine, The Bel Esprit Project, and Brick Moon Fiction, Jack Moody’s narratives have captivated readers across various esteemed platforms, including Expat Press, The NoSleep Podcast, and The Saturday Evening Post. Residing in Portland, Oregon, Moody’s environment seeps into the crevices of his writing, painting vivid backdrops for his complex characters and twisted plots.He joins Vince on the show to discuss his recent work "Children of Apothetae." They discuss the travails of mental and physical health issues and the point at which they blur, addiction, nihilism, and the meaning of life, as well as his literary progression and upcoming work.Amazon:
  • 6. Chance Noir

    Chance Noir is a writer of dark speculative fiction and a connoisseur of strategy games.He joins Vince on the show to discuss his recent collection of short stories, "Death In Small Doses."They explore the meaning and essence of existence, the concept of being the architects of our own extinction through nuclear warfare, as well as the research and mythology behind Chance's stories.Amazon:
  • 5. Rob Weldon

    In this episode, we delve into the life and creative process of Rob Weldon, the mastermind behind "The Omnist Series." Residing in Los Angeles as a post-modern monk, Rob's decision to live without internet or cable has fueled his imagination, giving birth to the expansive universe of his series. Despite his solitary lifestyle, Rob's affinity for craft beer adds a flavorful twist to his character. He joins Vince on the show to discuss "Consumia's Spiritual Emporium: Book One of the Omnist Series." Together, they delve into the concept behind the Omnist app, the blend of magic and consumerism, the distinction between religion and spirituality, and his writing process, as well as his upcoming work.Amazon: and Noble:;jsessionid=6DCDE05CAFC978E6915000AFC63DE042.prodny_store02-atgap03?Ntk=P_key_Contributor_List&Ns=P_Sales_Rank&Ntx=mode+matchallFacebook:"Mind of MIdgard" horror narration channel:
  • 4. Boris Bacic

    Boris Bacic is a prolific writer whose horror novels have dominated both traditional and self-publishing platforms, claiming the coveted #1 bestselling ranks.He joins Vince on the show to discuss his recent work "Mirror World." They discuss the multiverse theory of the universe, the research he does in order to write from the point of view of a younger character, his navigation of the fine line between prolific output and being a workaholic, as well as his upcoming work.Website:
  • 3. Merrill David

    Merrill David is a Rhode Island native turned Texan who draws upon his experiences as a law enforcement officer, where he faced the travails of human depravity, to craft splatterpunk masterpieces.He joins Vince on the show to discuss his recent novella "Lasagna" as well as his latest short story "Bloodcum." They delve into his writing process, his creation and facilitation of "Texas Authorcon," the current landscape of horror literature and literature in general, as well as his upcoming works.Amazon: https://www.merrilldavidhorrorshop.comInstagram: Author Con:
  • 2. Jon Cohn

    Jon Cohn is a true aficionado of all things terrifying.Born and bred in San Diego, Jon's path took a detour through LA's film industry before leading him back to his hometown, where he embarked on a career as a professional board game designer. In 2019, Jon plunged into full-time writing, crafting chilling short stories published in renowned anthologies and ultimately birthing his debut novel, "The Island Mother," an island folk-horror masterpiece that clinched Publishers Weekly's esteemed Booklife Prize for best horror fiction in 2022. Not one to rest on his laurels, Jon followed up with "Slashtag," a gripping tale of a haunted reality show gone awry.He joins Vince on the show to discuss his latest work "Everything is Temporary." They discuss Jon's passion for horror, his creative process, and his penchant for Halloween festivities, including his legendary murder mystery parties that have become a staple in San Diego's spooky calendar. Website:
  • 1. Matthew Stokoe

    In this episode, we delve into the literary realm of Matthew Stokoe, a visionary author renowned for his boundary-pushing urban horror and gritty noir. With his works translated and celebrated globally, Stokoe has captivated audiences with his uniquely dark perspective on modern life. He joins Vince on the show to discuss his recent work "Colony of Whores."Website: https://www.matthewstokoe.comAmazon: photo copyright: Raytheon Buna.