The very first episode of The Double Shadow, a podcast that will explore the life and works of 20th Century weird fiction author Clark Ashton Smith. Episode One talks about Ashton Smith’s importance as a Weird Fiction author, his place in history and an overview of what the show will cover.
Haas seems to have been kind of an interesting figure, very involved in Fortean activities throughout CA and San Francisco in particular. He wrote two accounts of meeting CAS, in one of them he notes that they got together with Anton Szandor LaVey for a cook out. I find that idea amazing.
For our second episode of “Questioningly,” a Twitter-based game show, we asked readers to create Clerihews— four-line poems designed to lightly mock a famous personage. For our purposes, we cut the clerihew down to two-lines ending in the name of a famous figure. For example: