8?out of 10 A welcome interlude in the Middle Ages vampire serial for longtime fans and an accessible, self-contained starting point for newcomers.? … [Read more...] about Malleus review: Chronik der Unsterblichen – Blutkrieg (German language audiobook)
Welcome to the final installment of a three-part essay discussing the supernatural in contemporary German h?rspiel. Today I?ll recommend three outstanding contemporary German audio dramas (with links to Mp3 samples) and finish up by considering what the thriving German audio drama market might teach the struggling American one. … [Read more...] about The German Horspiel-Boom part 3 of 3
Last week Malleus traced a rough history of German supernatural horror serials and considered their defining impact on the contemporary H?rspiel-Boom (audio drama explosion). What are some general characteristics of these new horror serial audios? I?ve made a list below of several trends I?ve noticed over the past 9 years, many of which differ from British and American tendencies. Read on to learn about casting practices, pricing, and for an answer to the strange riddle: Why do German audio … [Read more...] about Some common traits of contemporary German audio drama, or Why don’t Germans like German heroes?
The inaugural column of Malleus kicks off a three part investigation of the seminal role of supernatural horror in the contemporary German audio drama explosion. Discover the first German radio drama, learn about German pulp novels, and experience the terror of Konga the Man-Frog. … [Read more...] about REVENGE OF THE GRUSEL-KRIMIS! A primer on supernatural horror in the German H?rspiel-Boom