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Mother's Day in Absentia

The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Release Date: 05/07/2020

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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

It will be a Mother's Day weekend to remember, and it's not because of the snow predicted to land in Southern Ontario over the weekend! You can't take your mom out for dinner or to see a movie this year, but you can treat your mom to puzzles, games, books, and wine! Or a Psycho movie marathon if you've got that type of mom (Candice does!) Books by Stephen King by Grady Hendrix by Grady Hendrix by Grady Hendrix by Sady Doyle by Roxanne Gay by Caitlin Starling by Hampton Fancher by Josh Berk and Saundra Mitchell by Summer Rachel Short by Sigmund Brouwer Movies - 70s serial killer...

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It will be a Mother's Day weekend to remember, and it's not because of the snow predicted to land in Southern Ontario over the weekend!

You can't take your mom out for dinner or to see a movie this year, but you can treat your mom to puzzles, games, books, and wine! Or a Psycho movie marathon if you've got that type of mom (Candice does!)

Books

Misery by Stephen King

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

We Sold Our Souls by Grady Hendrix

My Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers by Sady Doyle

Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay

Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

The Wall Will Tell You: The Forensics of Screenwriting by Hampton Fancher

Camp Murderface by Josh Berk and Saundra Mitchell

The Mutant Mushroom Takeover by Summer Rachel Short

Clan by Sigmund Brouwer

Movies

Maniac - 70s serial killer exploitation film

American Psycho directed by Mary Harron as a satire!

The Booksellers streaming from the Cinema in partnership with Blue Ice Docs

This Is Not A Movie streaming from the Cinema in partnership with Blue Ice Docs

Kedi streaming from the Cinema in partnership with Blue Ice Docs

Jerry Maguire - Steph's favourite buddy film?

The Object of My Affection - Candice favourite film to press stop at 5 minutes before the end.

Links

Candice's episode of End Credits Radio covering Grady Hendrix written horror comedy film, Satanic Panic

My Favourite Murder Podcast 

Bookshelf Cinema's streaming movies

Bookshelf delivers wine with books! 

The Dana Buckler Show Terminator retrospectives

Timestamps

01:00 Mother's Day ideas and plans

07:10 How does the book look?

08:00 - 08:10 Special guest makes an appearance!

09:38 Check in on Candice's reading

11:00 We go deep on Grady Hendrix

13:15 Chatting women's obsession with true crime and horror

18:30 The villain in horror films aren't meant to be redeemed

22:20 Bookshelf Cinema brings you streaming films!

31:30 Steph's reading update

34:00 Practice exploring what wasn't in the story - basically Fan Fic

38:00 Send your best alternate parts of a story to Steph at podcast@bookshelf.ca

39:45 Kids books Steph has been reading with her kids

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