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Broadcasts from the Great Library of Dreams

Coming to you from the Great Library of Dreams at Hypnogoria Towers, Mr Jim Moon invites you to take a comfy armchair by the fireside to talk of all things weird and wonderful. Alternating between discussions of strange cinema, television, comics and literature, and readings of classic genre fiction,Hypnobobs brings you all you need to keep your imagination well nourished… Hypnobobs brings you a family of four podcasts! Originally what was one show (Hypnobobs) is now a quartet - the indepth discussions and reviews come under the banner of the Hypnogoria podcast, bite-size shows and general odds and sods appear as Microgoria, we have book reviews and discussions as Tomegoria, and our famous readings of classic weird fiction are now broadcast as From the Great Library of Dreams!

TOMEGORIA 03 - Prospero's Mirror

13-01-2015

In our third episode, Odile and Jim investigate the strange case of Prospero's Mirror - a weird tale that is part ghost story and part historical mystery and features the great MR James as a lead character!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 32.94MB - Duration: 47:18 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)





MICROGORIA 09 - New Year Waffling

11-01-2015

Just a quick little show to say hello and tell what going on with the podcast and what's coming up in the New Year!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.65MB - Duration: 17:05 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





CHRISTMAS GHOST STORIES FINAL NIGHT: A School Story by MR James

24-12-2014

At last it's Christmas Eve, and for one final time we gather round the fireside in the Great Library of Dreams. As is traditional, our Christmas Eve story comes from the great MR James, and Mr Jim Moon reads A School Story for your festive entertainment!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 23.77MB - Duration: 25:23 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





CHRISTMAS GHOST STORIES THIRD NIGHT: The Step by EF Benson

23-12-2014

It's the third night of ghostly tales at the Great Library of Dreams. Tonight Mr Jim Moon takes his place by the fireside to deliver a tale from EF Benson that will take us to Egypt and takes place upon a benighted Christmas Eve!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 41.64MB - Duration: 44:55 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





CHRISTMAS GHOST STORIES SECOND NIGHT: The Red Room by HG Wells

22-12-2014

Welcome to our second ghost story for Christmas! Tonight Mr Jim Moon reads The Red Room by HG Wells, often claimed to be one of the most frightening tales ever written!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 29.03MB - Duration: 31:10 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





CHRISTMAS GHOST STORIES FIRST NIGHT - Jerry Bundler by WW Jacobs

21-12-2014

This Christmas we are are hosting four nights of ghost stories from the Great Library of Dreams. Tonight we begin with Mr Jim Moon reading a festive ghost story about festive ghost stories, Jerry Bundler by WW Jacobs.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 23.23MB - Duration: 24:51 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





HYPNOGORIA 06 - A Merry Christmas with World-Famous Artists

16-12-2014

In the second of this year's Christmas specials, Mr Jim Moon mounts an assault on the north face of the drinks cabinet and explores the world of festive music.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 115.04MB - Duration: 2:05:04 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





MICROGORIA 08 - Christmas Annuals

09-12-2014

In the first of our festive shows this year, Mr Jim Moon searches the Great Library of Dreams for books given as gifts on many a Christmas Past, and uncovers the history and wonders of the British Christmas Annual!

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 58.61MB - Duration: 1:03:25 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





TOMEGORIA 02 - The Boy With The Porcelain Blade by Den Patrick

02-12-2014

In this episode Odile and Jim explore the strange world of The Boy With the Porcelain Blade by Den Patrick, the first book in the Erebus Sequence.

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HYPNOGORIA 05 - Zombi Zombi Part V

27-11-2014

Mr Jim Moon heads to 1970s Spain to explore one of the legendary Eurohorror franchises. Created by director Amando de Ossorio, The Blind Dead saga is a quartet of movies featuring blood drinkin', horse ridin', sword wavin' undead Knights Templar!

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MICROGORIA 07 - 30 Years in the Box of Delights

21-11-2014

On the 21st November 1984, BBC 1 screened the first episode of The Box of Delights. To the mark the 30th anniversary of its showing, Mr Jim Moon revisits the series with some new thoughts on this old favourite.

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MICROGORIA 06: The Story of An Evening With Boris Karloff and His Friends

12-11-2014

Mr Jim Moon takes a trip into the Vinyl Vault at the Great Library of Dreams to tell the tale of a most seminal spooky record beloved of the monster kids of the '60s which paid homage to the Universal horrors and was hosted by Mr Boris Karloff himself!

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TOMEGORIA 001 - The Girl With All The Gifts

05-11-2014

And in this inaugural show, our hosts take their chairs by the fireside to discuss the recently released tome The Girl With All The Gifts - a highly impressive post apocalypse novel actually penned by famed famed Mike Carey under the pseudonym ML Carey

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HYPNOGORIA 004 - The Origins of Halloween

30-10-2014

In an epic length show, Mr Jim Moon traverses the centuries in search of the origins of Halloween.

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MICROGORIA 05 - Fun To Know About Ghosts

22-10-2014

Mr Jim Moon once more finds a childhood favourite lurking on the shelves in the Great Library of Dreams - a tome by one Sean Richards who turned out to be none other than legendary anthologist Peter Haining.

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HYPNOGORIA 003 - Horror Double Bills 3

16-10-2014

In the final part of our series of double features in horror, Mr Jim Moon examines the history of the late night horror double bill on TV, discussing the likes of Shock Theater, horror hosts, Creature Features and the legendary BBC 2 horror double bills

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WITLESS SPECIAL - The Transformers Audio Logs

06-10-2014

In the latest episode of WITLESS FOR THE DEFENCE - Case 16 - Michael Bay's Transformers films are in the dock. And Mr Jim Moon somewhat foolishly decided to watch all four... in a single day. The following audio logs have been recovered from the wreckage.

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MICROGORIA 04 - All About Monsters

05-10-2014

Time travelling once more on the black batwings of nostalgia, Mr Jim Moon enthusiastically rambles about World of the Unknown: All About Monsters published by Usborne back in 1978. Swearing, over-excitement and a feast of monsterdom results!

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MICROGORIA 03: In Search of a Ghost

19-09-2014

Exactly what did Mr Eric Roberts encounter in the dead of night in a lonely Cornish cottage? Find out in this bite-sized serving of audio spookery which tells of how he went in search of a ghost!

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HYPNOGORIA 002 - Horror Double Bills Part II

12-09-2014

Mr Jim Moon investigates the influence of the double bill on the Universal monsters, the RKO Val Lewton chillers, the house of Hammer, Roger Corman and AIP, and the drive-in cinema!

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