THE LILJA & LOU PODCAST

Ep. 8: Lilja & Lou Face A FireStarter In The Crowd

Posted: September 3, 2012, 23:10:37


Episode 8: Lilja & Lou Face A FireStarter In The Crowd - of the Lilja & Lou Podcast is now out.


Episode 8 is a review heavy podcast.


We review the 1984 Drew Barrymore Firestarter.  Find out if Hans & Lou can take the heat for saying whether this flick sizzles or fizzles.


We also review the latest Stephen King joint venture with writer Stewart O'Nan with their story - A Face In the Crowd.


We also bring you the latest Stephen King news.


We hope you will all enjoy this episode and as usual we want to hear from you, good or bad, we want it all!


In this podcast:
1) 00:56 - Lilja and Lou Intro.
2) 01:58 - In The Death Room: Stephen King News
3) 13:47 - Reviews from The Night Shift: FireStarter - Movie
5) 31:15 - Reviews from The Night Shift: A Face In The Crowd - Story
6) 41:50 - Next Podcast Preview & Signoff


Intro Music - Don't Fear The Reaper - Blue Oyster CultOutro Music - Stand By Me - Ben E. King


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Episode 7 of The Lilja & Lou Podcast out now!

Posted: August 22, 2012, 12:12:15


Episode 7: Lilja & Lou Enter The Tall Grass & Find Writer Kevin Quigley - of the Lilja & Lou Podcast is now out.


We have an interview with writer Kevin Quigley. Kevin has written several books with unique perspectives that flocus on a particular aspect of Stephen King's career.  How has Stephen King fared on the bestseller book charts?  Or in comic books?  Or audio presentations?  Kevin knows and he has the books to back him up.


You can find Kevin's books at this link Cemetery Dance ebooks.


Hans and I sharpen our critical scythes and cut a path through the latest Stephen King & Joe Hill collaboration, 'In The Tall Grass.' 


We also bring you the latest Stephen King news and answer more listener email!


We hope you will all enjoy this episode and as usual we want to hear from you, good or bad, we want it all!



In this podcast:

1) 00:56 - Lilja and Lou Intro.
2) 01:51 - In The Death Room: Stephen King News
3) 05:24 - Interview: Writer Kevin Quigley
4) 23:20 - Reviews from The Night Shift: In The Tall Grass
5) 34:48 - Marv's Mailbag: Listener Questions
6) 40:53 - Signoff

Intro Music - Don't Fear The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult


Outro Music - Stand By Me - Ben E. King


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Episode 6: Lilja & Lou Survive The Long Walk

Posted: August 9, 2012, 02:14:41


Episode 6: Lilja & Lou Survive The Long Walk - of the Lilja & Lou Podcast is now out.

We have an interview with a co-author of Lilja's - Kevin Quigley. Together they worked on the book THE ILLUSTRATED STEPHEN KING MOVIE TRIVIA BOOK which is available for pre-order at Cemetery Dance. The book includes illustrations by Glenn Chadbourne and an afterword by director, Mick Garris.

We take care of business bringing you the latest King news and answer listener questions. Plus our very first listener audio question from Bryant Burnette! Thanks Bryant!

We also discuss Stephen King's alter-ego, Richard Bachman and put on our walking shoes to tackle the Bachman book, 'The Long Walk.'

Lots of King goodness in this instalment.

We hope you will all enjoy this episode and as usual we want to hear from you, good or bad, we want it all!

In this podcast:

1) 00:56 - Lilja and Lou Intro.
2) 01:51 - In The Death Room: Stephen King News
3) 17:34 - Discussion: Richard Bachman
4) 31:49 - Interview: Writer Kevin Quigley
5) 39:27 - Reviews from The Night Shift The Long Walk
6) 1:05:12 - Marv's Mailbag: Listener Questions
7) 1:19:40 - Signoff

Intro Music - Don't Fear The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
Outro Music - Stand By Me - Ben E. King

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Lilja & Lou Talk With You & Blue

Posted: July 23, 2012, 15:43:11



Episode 5: Lilja & Lou Talk With You & Blue - of Lilja & Lou Podcast is now out.

We interview Special Guest, long time Stephen King Chronicler - Tyson Blue. Tyson tells us what is what like to be on the set - in preInternet days - of Maximum Overdrive, as well as The Green Mile, and his relationship with Stephen King over the years.

Plus we answer a ton of listener questions!

And bring you up to date on the latest King news.

We hope you will all enjoy this episode and as usual we want to hear from you, good or bad, we want it all!

In this podcast:

1) 00:56 - Lilja and Lou Intro.
2) 01:58 - In The Death Room: Stephen King News
3) 13:22 - Tyson Blue Interview
4) 1:05:05- Listener Questions
5) WrapUp and sneek peek at Episode 6.

Intro Music - Don't Fear The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
Outro Music - Stand By Me - Ben E. King

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Lilja & Lou Get Blue In The Mist

Posted: July 2, 2012, 07:49:25



Episode 4: Lilja & Lou Get Blue In The Mist - of the Lilja & Lou Podcast is now out.

We review, 'The Mist,' with Special Guest, long time Stephen King Chronicler - Tyson Blue.

Plus the latest King news.

We hope you will all enjoy this episode and as usual we want to hear from you, good or bad, we want it all!


In this podcast:

1) 00:56 - Lilja and Lou Intro.
2) 01:37 - In The Death Room: Stephen King News
3) 11:55 - Reviews From The Night Shift: The Mist - in all its various incarnations.

- Get Dark Forces here
- Enter the contest
- King and The Rock Bottom Remainders

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Seeking Haven From Cujo

Posted: June 17, 2012, 20:46:11


Episode 3: Seeking Haven From Cujo - of Lilja & Lou Podcast is now out.

In it Hans has an exclusive interview with the showrunners of Syfy's Stephen King based series Haven - Jim Dunn, Sam Ernst, & Charles Ardai.

We review the Cujo Blu-Ray.

Plus the latest King news and listener email. We hope you will all enjoy this episode and as usual we want to hear from you, good or bad, we want it all!

In this podcast:

1) 00:56 - Lilja and Lou Intro.
2) 01:35 - In The Death Room: Stephen King News
3) 21:34 - Hans Exclusive Interview with the Haven TV series, showrunners.
4) 42:11 - Reviews From The Night Shift: Nothing new to review this installment.
5) 42:32 - The King Crate: Hans and Lou review: Cujo - The BluRay version.
6) 59:22 - Marv's Mailbag: listener email

Abandoned Amusement Park Article link - http://tinyurl.com/3h2ytg7

Trailer for 1922
Trailer for Big Driver
Trailer for Fair Extension
Trailer for A Good Marriage

Intro Music - Don't Fear The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
Outro Music - Stand By Me - Ben E. King

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Lilja & Lou on Twitter

Posted: June 8, 2012, 21:25:25

If you use Twitter and like the Lilja & Lou Podcast then follow our new Twitter account: @LiljaLouPodcast And Please help us spread this. Thanks!

Let us know what you think!

Posted: May 30, 2012, 20:51:39

The next Lilja & Lou Podcast is being recorded on Sunday and one of the topics we are going to be talking about it eBooks vs. “real” books. If you want to join in, please send us your thoughts. Either in a mail or as an audio file.

We will also be taking a closer look at the movie version of Cujo so if you have any thoughts about that one please send those as well.

Oh, and if you have any other comments or questions, send those as well. Remember though that we record on Sunday so please send everything no later than Saturday. Send them to us at info@liljas-library.com.


If you want to check out earlier podcasts you can do so here

Help us get the Podcast even better!

Posted: May 21, 2012, 16:01:25

We want to make this podcast a shared experience so please send us your feedback.

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The Lilja & Lou Podcast episode 2 - part 2

Posted: May 20, 2012, 20:21:40


The second part of episode 2 of Lilja & Lou Podcast is now out. It’s called Episode 2 - Part 2: Keyholes & Companions.

In it we talk to Bev Vincent about his wonderful book The Stephen King Illustrated Companion. Bev also joins us in a group review for King’s latest book Wind Through the Keyhole.

Also we give you the latest news in the word of Stephen King.

Finally, we present the winner in our last episode’s contest for the Battleground book. Don’t miss out on this!

We hope you will all enjoy this episode and as usual we want to hear from you, good or bad, we want it all! Oh and here is a link to the info on how you can order tickets from King's apperance at Tsongas Central UMass Lowell.


In this podcast

Click for a larger image1) Lilja and Lou Intro.

2) In The Death Room:
Stephen King News

3) Reviews From The Night Shift:
We take a closer look at King’s latest book Wind Through the Keyhole.

4) The King Crate Recommendations:
We examine the book The Stephen King Illustrated Companion with its author Bev Vincent.

5) Marv's Mailbag:
We answer listener email

6) Winner of the Battleground contest in the last episode is announced.

7) Close Out

We want to make this podcast a shared experience so please send us your feedback.

You can send us regular emails, or even better yet, record an audio message and attach it to the email as a mp3 file and we will play it on the podcast! (Note: please try to keep audio messages to under a couple of minutes.)

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In the next episode we’re taking a closer look at the blu-ray edition of Cujo so if you haven’t seen it, please do and then send in your comments, questions or anything else that pops into your mind while watching it and we’ll address it during our dissection of it in the next installment of The King Crate.

If you don’t own a copy of Cujo on blu-ray you can get it here

Podcast content

Posted: May 13, 2012, 21:05:13

Here are the stuff we talked about in our last Podcast.

Bev's review of Ghost Brothers of Darkland County
by Bev Vincent
Review of Battleground
Order Marv

The Lilja & Lou Podcast episode 2

Posted: May 12, 2012, 23:23:25


Check out the second Lilja & Lou Podcast Episode 2 - Part 1: Ghosts & Battlegrounds, out now! In this episode we talk to Richard Christian Matheson about his book about Battleground and we're joined by Bev Vincent who tells us about his red carpet experience from when Ghost Brothers in Darkland County premiered.

We also have a contest that you don't want to miss. More about that in the podcast...

As when episode 1 was released we hope you will enjoy it and also let us know your thoughts about this episode, good or bad we want to hear it all!

The Lilja & Lou Podcast for iTunes

Posted: April 20, 2012, 08:35:02

Thanks for all the kind words about the podcast. It seems most of you enjoyed it. Lou and I have decided to keep doing this and will start planning the second this weekend. So, any questions you have, let us know and we'll do our best.

For those of you listening to podcasts in your phone, here is a iTunes version of the first episode.

The Lilja & Lou Podcast: Episode 1 - 'Fresh Fish'

Posted: April 19, 2012, 22:06:18


It may not be as epic as Andy Dufresne meeting Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding for the first time in The Shawshank Redemption but our first podcast together is a big moment for both of us. Hopefully you’ll all find it interesting as we hope to do this on a regular basis.

In our first podcast we talk about the following:

1) Podcast Purpose
2) Introductions
3) The secret of how to properly pronounce, 'Lilja,' is revealed.
4) Lilja Interview by Lou
5) Current King News - Ghost Brothers, Joyland, Carrie Remake
6) King Review - 'The Wind Through The Keyhole' - spoiler free review by Lilja
7) Marv's Mailbag - we answer listener email
8) Close Out - should The Dark Tower series be made into movies and/or TV series?

Discussion in the podcast:
The US and UK cover to The Wind Through the Keyhole.

We would very much like to know what you think about it, what was good, what can be done better? This is our first shot at this so let us know how we did.

We’re doing this for you so let us know what you want to be covered in the podcasts and we will do our best to give it to you. Please post your comment below, on twitter, facebook or in an email to info@liljas-library.com.

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