As we draw the curtain on 2013, here's an updated guide to all the episodes of Dead Kitchen Radio: The Keith R.A. DeCandido Podcast.
Episode 1: Dungeons & Dragons: Under the Crimson Sun. I read a chapter from my first-ever D&D novel.
Episode 2: Unicorn Precinct. With the continuation of my fantasy police procedurals by Dark Quest Books, I read a chapter from the newly released second novel in the series.
Episode 3: SCPD: The Case of the Claw. A reading of a chapter from the first of my novels about cops in a city filled with superheroes.
Episode 4: Guilt in Innocence: A Tale of the Scattered Earth. Reading from the first of my contributions to the science fiction shared universe "Scattered Earth," a novel of the Olodumare Hegemony.
Episode 5: Farscape comics. As the Farscape comics from BOOM! Studios draw to a close, I look back on the project for which I was the primary scripter, working with Rockne S. O'Bannon to continue the world of Farscape.
Episode 6/7: Liar Liar. A special double episode as I discuss the Liars Club and read my short story in the Club's anthology Liar Liar, entitled "Under the King's Bridge."
Episode 8: Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers. I look back at the S.C.E. series of eBook novellas that I edited (and wrote for) from 2000-2007.
Episode 9: Tales from the House Band Volume 1 (Part 1). Reading the first half of "Ragnarok and Roll," a short story in the anthology edited by Deborah Grabien.
Episode 10: Tales from the House Band Volume 1 (Part 2). More on the music anthology edited by Deborah Grabien, and reading the rest of "Ragnarok and Roll."
Episode 11: KRADitorial Services. A look at my lengthy editorial career, and also discussing my current endeavor, providing editing to personal clients who need assistance with their manuscripts.
Episode 12: Jury duty. Discussing a bout with jury duty and looking ahead at what's planned for 2012.
Episode 13: Supernatural novels. I look back at my three novels based on the CW series, Nevermore, Bone Key, and Heart of the Dragon.
Episode 14: A Musical Interlude. I look back at musical career, including the Don't Quit Your Day Job Players in the 1990s and my current gig with the Boogie Knights.
Episode 15: Viral. I read from -30-, the first of four interconnected thriller novellas based on a concept by Steve Savile.
Episode 16: Ramblin' On. A somewhat scattershot episode of DKR, as I babble about life, death, my Leverage novel, and more.
Episode 17: Movie Novelizations. I talk about my various and sundry movie novelizations, including Joss Whedon's Serenity, Darkness Falls, Gargantua, and the first three Resident Evil movies.
Episode 18: V-Wars (Part 1). Talkin' 'bout Jonathan Maberry's shared world vampire anthology, and reading the first half of my story from same, "The Ballad of Big Charlie."
Episode 19: V-Wars (Part 2). Reading the rest of "The Ballad of Big Charlie," plus more on the anthology as a whole.
Episode 20: Goblin Precinct. The third "Precinct" book is out, and I read a chapter from it.
Episode 21: Star Trek Klingon novels. I look back at my various bits of Trek fiction that focused on everyone's favorite bumpy-headed Viking samurai, the Klingons.
Episode 22: This is Todd Rage... I look at my work in various and sundry audio dramas, particlularly HG World, as well as The Dome, Gypsy Cove, and even *shudder* The House at Morning Heights Drive.
Episode 23: In Memory of Josepha Sherman. With the passing of my old friend Josepha, I look back on our years of friendship and professional collaboration.
Episode 24: Tales from Dragon Precinct (Part 1). The first of several episode wherein I read a story from the collection of short stories from the "Precinct" universe, starting with "Brotherly Love."
Episode 25: Couch Potato Salad. Since it had been a while since we'd done an In Review episode of The Chronic Rift, I decided to bring my TV review segment from that podcast over to DKR for a bit, reviewing some fall 2012 TV offerings: new shows Elementary, Revolution, Vegas, and Last Resort, as well as returning shows The Big Bang Theory, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Person of Interest, 2 Broke Girls, and Castle.
Episode 26: Tales from Dragon Precinct (Part 2). Another reading from the short story collection, this a semi-sequel to Dragon Precinct called "Heroes Welcome."
Episode 27: Tales from the House Band Volume 2. Deborah Grabien has another music-themed anthology, and I have a story in that one as well, which I read here: "I Believe I'm Sinkin' Down."
Episode 28: Bad-Ass Faeries: It's Elemental. This anthology is still in development (it'll be out in May 2014), but I go ahead and read my story in it anyhow: "Undine the Boardwalk."
Episode 29: Leverage: The Zoo Job. I read a chapter from my novel based on the TNT caper series.
Episode 30: Tales from Dragon Precinct (Part 3). I read another "Precinct" story, this one "Catch and Release," a story that focuses on Iaian, and also introduces the new character Aleta.
Episode 31: Tales from Dragon Precinct (Part 4). Reading the Dru and Hawk case alluded to in Goblin Precinct, "Blood in the Water," the first-ever vampire story in the mythos.
Episode 32: The Marvel novels of the 1990s. I look back at one of my favorite editorial projects, editing the Marvel Comics-based novels and anthologies published from 1994-2000.
Episode 33: Ragnarok and Roll (Part 1). The first of several readings from the collection of urban fantasy stories set in Key West, Florida, starting with "Love Over and Over."
Episode 34: Ragnarok and Roll (Part 2). Another reading from the urban fantasy collection, this time "God of Blunder."
Episode 35: My Doctor Who fiction. I discuss my short-fiction-based contributions to the Doctor Who universe in the wake of the show's 50th anniversary, and read my 1996 tale "UNITed We Fall" from Decalog 3: Consequences.
Holiday Special 2013: "A Child's Christmas in Wales." I read from one of my favorite solstice pieces, the prose reminisce by the poet Dylan Thomas.