The Grim Tidings Podcast
By Rob Matheny
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Your podcast for all things Grimdark and more.
||ExplicitMark Lawrence, Part 2||In the epic conclusion of our first-time-ever-on-a-podcast interview with international bestselling author Mark Lawrence, we attempt to define Grimdark by finding the common link between ...||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGrim Conversations: Fletcher & Smith-Spark||We catch up with authors Michael R. Fletcher and Anna Smith-Spark (at the same time)! Writing the concluding novel in a fantasy trilogy is tough, ...||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMark Lawrence, Part 1||For the first time ever on a podcast, we bring you part one of our interview with Mark Lawrence! Mark drops by to discuss the ...||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBook Cover Design Panel||It’s a special panel episode of GTP! Cover art has been a rather hot topic as of late, and we recently had the chance to ...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGeeking Out with Myke Cole||It’s a new episode of GTP, and we’re joined by Myke Cole, author of the new Grimdark novella THE ARMORED SAINT! Myke is well known ...||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview with Daniel Polansky||We’re back with a new episode, and this time author Daniel Polansky drops by! Daniel is the author of the Hugo nominated novella The Builders, ...||2/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview with Django Wexler||In the latest episode of GTP, Rob and Phil chat with Django Wexler! Django is the author of The Shadow Campaigns series of flintlock fantasy ...||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGrimdark Gaming - Battle Brothers||Resident Gamemaster Philip Overby kicks off the new year highlighting the tactical RPG for PC known as BATTLE BROTHERS! Joining us is Jan Taaks from ...||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview with R.J. Barker||The British Invasion comes to an epic conclusion as we’re joined by R.J. Barker! During our expletive laden (not really) and completely serious (also not ...||12/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview with Anna Stephens||It’s a new episode of GTP! The British Invasion continues as we highlight some of the coolest debut authors emerging from the UK! Today Rob ...||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRoss E. Lockhart with Word Horde||It’s Halloween and host Rob Matheny spooks it up with author, editor, and publisher Ross E. Lockhart to talk about the latest Word Horde anthology ...||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDark Poetry Special: The Crimson Circle||In this episode we take a special look at dark poetry. Host Rob Matheny recently attended the Hippocampus Press Happy Hour, a special event debuting ...||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview with Ed McDonald||We’re joined by Ed McDonald, author of the Grimdark fantasy debut BLACKWING! Ed Skypes in from his hometown of London to chat about the new ...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe 100th-ish Episode||We celebrate the 100th-ish Episode of The Grim Tidings Podcast! Rob and Phil look back on two years and 100 episodes of podcast magic, give ...||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAuthor Thunderdome 2 - Phipps V Hayes||We’re back with another exciting edition of Author Thunderdome! In one corner representing the US-of-A, it’s multi-genre author, blogger, and reviewer C.T. Phipps, known for ...||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLANDFALL Kickstarter with Omnicide Publishing||IMPORTANT UPDATE: LANDFALL has been cancelled - READ HERE We're joined by the team at Omincide Publishing to talk about the forthcoming occult grimdark serial fiction anthology ...||9/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview with Anna Smith Spark Part II||In part II of our conversation with Anna Smith Spark, author of the Grimdark fantasy debut THE COURT OF BROKEN KNIVES, we conclude our chat ...||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview with Anna Smith Spark Part I||In part one of this queen-sized two part episode, Rob and Phil are joined by debut Grimdark fantasy author Dr. Anna Smith Spark! Anna is ...||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCompleting the Series with Sebastien De Castell||Rob and Phil are joined once again by Canadian author and Celtic Whistle extraordinaire Sebastien De Castell! During our chat we talk about TYRANT'S THRONE, ...||7/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGrim Panel: SPFBO 2016||It’s the Grim Tidings Podcast Grim Panel: SPFBO 2016! What happens when top book bloggers read and review the best self-published fantasy novels of the ...||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Malice with Peter Newman||In this episode we check in with author Peter Newman! Pete drops by for a civilized chat about his latest novel THE MALICE, sequel to ...||6/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitManifesting Michael R. Fletcher||One of our favorite grimdark authors returns to the show! Michael R. Fletcher is back to discuss THE MIRROR’S TRUTH (which just so happened to ...||6/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Writer’s Pit - Ben Galley||In this episode Rob and Phil step into The Writer’s Pit with author and self-publishing consultant Ben Galley! We talk about Ben’s latest dark fantasy ...||6/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTalking Babel with Josiah Bancroft||We’re joined by Josiah Bancroft, author of the Books of Babel series, including SENLIN ASCENDS and THE ARM OF THE SPHINX. In the world of ...||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBook Release Day with Deborah A. Wolf and Mark Gottlieb||We're celebrating the long awaited release of the epic fantasy novel THE DRAGON'S LEGACY - we've not only brought the author, past guest Deborah A. ...||4/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRock N’ Fantasy with Nicholas Eames||Rob and Philip chat with Nicholas Eames, author of the debut novel KINGS OF THE WYLD! We discuss the rock and roll roots of this ...||3/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview with Cat Rambo||In this episode Rob and Phil are joined by author, editor, and president of Science Fiction Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), the one and ...||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview with Seth Dickinson||It’s a fresh episode of GTP and we’re joined by author Seth Dickinson! Seth is the author of the geopolitical fantasy novel THE TRAITOR BARU ...||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTalking Funny Fantasy with J.R.R.R. Hardison||In this episode Philip Overby flies solo and sits down to chat with author J.R.R.R. (Jim) Hardison about his debut comedic fantasy novel FISH WIELDER! ...||1/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJanuary 2017 Update||Rob and Phil bring you up to date on what’s up with the podcast, including upcoming guests, news about our new website, and a look ...||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
A must for all fantasy readers
Consistently good interviews and great discussion topics. Rob and Philip are a great team, look forward to this every week.
So much fun!
This is the perfect podcast for fans of dark fantasy. Truly a must listen!
A Good Show
Rob and Phil run a quality show.
Good guests. Good audio production.