It was a very special Halloween episode of the Darkcast this week, as the ladies of XOXO invite a colleague into the dungeon, er, studio! Special guest Ed Schlesinger of Gallery Books joins in the conversation about all things Halloween, horror, sci-fi, fantasy and The Walking Dead. Ed edits big bestselling authors like Stephen King, Nick Cutter, Ania Ahlborn and more, so listen in as they discuss what draws readers into the horror genre, and why we love (or hate) to be scared. Plus, we wrap up with a monster sized Shag, Marry, Kill!

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What’s your favorite scary book or movie?