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Good Bye Google Site Hello Wordpress

posted Sep 28, 2020, 3:25 PM by Nicholas Diak

Hello everyone. This is my final post here at Google Sites which has served me well for many years. However, I have officially moved over to Wordpress. My website can be reached at nickdiak.com. Look forward to seeing you all there!

Winding Down Old Website - in the with new

posted Sep 6, 2020, 3:33 PM by Nicholas Diak

My old google website is coming to an end. In a year it is supposed to transition to some other Google production, but it has become time for me to get an actual website to do writing at. I have a new website setup at www.nickdiak.com - it's a work in progress as I migrate the main pages here over to there. I am not posting anything news there quite yet, as I don't consider the website really "live" - so news is still going here for the time being.

A few things to get caught up on:

Recorded new episode of HP Lovecast Podcast - it is on Gou Tanabe's adaptation of At the Mountains of Madness. It can be listened to here:

On the Scholars from the Edge of Time podcast we did an interview with Dan Rabarts. That can listened to here:
https://www.blogtalkradio.com/herculesinvictus/2020/08/28/scholars-from-the-edge-of-time

Review/Interview - Zeena Schreck and Bring me the Head of FW Murnau

posted Aug 9, 2020, 7:26 PM by Nicholas Diak

My interview with Zeena Schreck / review of her debut album Bring me the Head of F. W. Murnau is online at my neofolk blog! I hope yall check it out:

http://heiligetod.blogspot.com/2020/08/review-and-interview-zeena-schreck-and.html

Podcasts and Exotica Moderne News, Website Issues

posted Aug 2, 2020, 5:57 PM by Nicholas Diak

Lots of news to get caught up on!

First, newest episode of The Scholars from the Edge of Time from Voice of Olympus is online. In this episode Michele and I interview James Chambers. The episode can be downloaded/streamed here:

https://www.blogtalkradio.com/herculesinvictus/2020/07/24/scholars-from-the-edge-of-time

Next, our newest episode of the HP Lovecast Podcast is also online. This episode we discuss two stories from James Chambers' collection On the Night Border. The episode can be streamed at the link below or through your favourite podcast app:

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1022692/4819388-ep-30-james-chambers-on-the-night-border

And finally, issue 8 of Exotica Moderne will be out in a week or so. This issue contains my review of the book Nightcap. Here is the cover!



Also, I'm experiencing some website issues, specifically with the nickdiak.com domain name. I'm currently working behind the scenes to make a new website using Wordpress, and I probably messed something up while having a domain pointing here or there. Hopefully, later this year, a brand new website for yours truly will be online! 

New Episode of HP Lovecast - Kevin Wetmore

posted Jul 5, 2020, 2:16 PM by Nicholas Diak

Newest episode of the HP Lovecast Podcast is now live! In this episode we talk about 2 of Kevin Wetmore's Lovecraftian short stories. Link to stream is as follows:

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1022692/4447028-episode-29-lovecraft-stories-of-kevin-wetmore

Scholar from the Edge of Time Episode

posted Jun 25, 2020, 8:55 PM by Nicholas Diak

Tonight, Michele and I interviewed Dr. Kevin Wetmore Jr. on the Scholars from the Edge of Time / Voice of Olympus Podcast. The episode can be streamed/downloaded here:

https://www.blogtalkradio.com/herculesinvictus/2020/06/26/scholars-from-the-edge-of-time


New episode of HP Lovecast

posted Jun 16, 2020, 12:03 PM by Nicholas Diak

Ahh! Totally forgot to post a link to the newest episode of the HP Lovecast Podcast!

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1022692/episodes/4079084

In this episode, we look at Tim Waggoner's "Sorrow Road" and Cody Goodfellow's "Strangers Die Every Day".

Also of note, www.nickdiak.com doesn't point to this website anymore. I am working on getting with the times and making a Wordpress site, and a place I can actually write. So, stay tuned!

Podcast - Interview with Dino Parenti

posted May 28, 2020, 8:36 PM by Nicholas Diak

Michele and I recorded this this month's Scholars from the Edge of Time episode for Hercules Invictus's Voice of Olympus program. On this episode we interview Dino Parenti about him and his short sotry collection, Dead Reckoning, from Crystal Lake Publishing. The podcast can be streamed/downloaded here:

https://www.blogtalkradio.com/herculesinvictus/2020/05/29/scholars-from-the-edge-of-time

Fanbase Weekly Gladiator Podcast

posted May 23, 2020, 12:40 PM by Nicholas Diak

Last week I was a guest on Fanbase Press' podcast The Fanbase Weekly as part of a discussion on the 20 year anniversary of Gladiator. The podcast can be listened to here:

http://fanbasepress.com/index.php/audio/podcasts/the-fanbase-weekly/item/10929-fanbase-feature-20th-anniversary-retrospective-on-gladiator-2000

Exotica Moderne 7 out, New HP Lovecast, McFarland Sale, other news

posted May 3, 2020, 5:37 PM by Nicholas Diak

Lots of news for today!

First, the new issue of Exotica Moderne is now out. This contains my review of Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails.


Next, the newest episode of the H. P. Lovecast Podcast is now online. In this episode we discuss Ian Welke's  book End Times at Ridgemont High. The episode can be streamed here (and at your favourite streaming service):

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1022692/3603205-ep-27-end-times-at-ridgemont-high

Third, McFarland is having a sale on their pop culture titles from May 4th to May 17th. Use POP40 at check out to get 40% off. This includes my books such as The New Peplum:

https://mcfarlandbooks.com/product/the-new-peplum/

Fourth, I'll be on the Voice of Olympus program this Thursday talking about things and stuff - sword and sandal stuff probably. It'll be fun. I'll post the link when it becomes available. 

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