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Season 3

Episode 36 – Box

Episode 36 – Box

The Cat gets mutable (and, frankly, saucy!) in this special episode with our very own Kaaron Warren.

Episode 35 – Mask

Episode 35 – Mask

The Cat gets performative in a barnstorming episode with a sensational special guest: actor, freeformer, poet and Bram Stoker Award nominated author, the preternatural Kyla Lee Ward.

Episode 34 – Totem

Episode 34 – Totem

The Cat gets spooky and kooky with a very special guest: author, screenwriter, living encyclopedia of all things Halloween, the one and only, the delightful, Lisa Morton.

Episode 33 – Prize

Episode 33 – Prize

The Cat gets cosy in the cubby house with special guest, author of All The Murmuring Bones, The Path of Thorns, Castle Full of Blackbirds, and more – so much more! – Angela Slatter.

Episode 32 – Drawing

Episode 32 – Drawing

The Cat gets titular in the first episode of a brand new season, with special guest Jason Nahrung, Australia’s number one vampire and author of Blood and Dust and The Big Smoke.

Season 2

Episode 31 – Bag

Episode 31 – Bag

The Cat gets confessional in this last episode of Season 2, with the triumphant return of star special guest… Aaron Dries.

Episode 30 – Memento

Episode 30 – Memento

The Cat gets chimerical and discourses upon dreams with special guest Paul Mannering, award-winning author of the Drakeforth and Tankbread series.

Episode 29 – Measure

Episode 29 – Measure

The Cat gets intangible, discussing liminal spaces with special guest Sarah Read, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Bone Weaver’s Orchard and Out of Water.

Episode 28 – Bowl

Episode 28 – Bowl

The Cat gets definitively morbid with special guest, multi-award-winning author and editor, the ever-unquiet Lee Murray.

Episode 27 – Mirror 2

Episode 27 – Mirror 2

The Cat wrestles with long projects and what it means to be an artist with special guest, award-winning author, photographer, graphic designer and activist, Cat Sparks.

Episode 26 – Book

Episode 26 – Book

The Cat goes deep, DEEP into the illimitable expanses of negative space with special guest Nathan Ballingrud, incomparable author of The Strange, Wounds, and North American Lake Monsters.

Episode 25 – AsylumFest

Episode 25 – AsylumFest

The Cat gets unhinged at the second live recording from AsylumFest 2022, with special guests AJ Spedding, Kat Clay, and David Schembri.

Episode 24 – Nog

Episode 24 – Nog

The Cat gets festive with an off-the-rails Season’s Greetings special, with laconic superstar guest, Kaaron’s Christmas tree!

Episode 23 – Asylum

Episode 23 – Asylum

The Cat goes on a road trip and sets a record with special guest, author, publisher, and haunted asylum owner, Geoff Brown. Live from AsylumFest 2022!

Episode 22 – Bride

Episode 22 – Bride

The Cat makes like The Wicker Man and gets ritualistic with special guest Kirstyn McDermott, award-winning author of Hard Places and the Never Afters novella series.

Episode 21 – Conflux

Episode 21 – Conflux

The Cat goes on stage for our very first live show at this year’s NatCon – Conflux 16 – with special guests drawn from the Hat of Mystery (a hotel conference glass with some hastily scribbled names folded up inside).

Episode 20 – Slide rule

Episode 20 – Slide rule

The Cat reconnects with its purpose, turning trash into treasure with co-owner of Canberra’s legendary Green Shed, Sandie Parkes.

Episode 19 – Plane

Episode 19 – Plane

The Cat gets temporal (via a dingey side-alley packed full of flashers) with special guest Alan Baxter, award-winning author and bona fide kung fu master.

Episode 18 – He-Man

Episode 18 – He-Man

The Cat makes like Funes and gets memorious with special guest T. R. Napper, author of modern cyber-punk classics 36 Streets and Neon Leviathan.

Episode 17 – Albums

Episode 17 – Albums

The Cat is back! Kicking off Season 2 with some little-known pub trivia, some Australian TV kitsch, and special guest, er… J. Ashley-Smith?

Season 1

Episode 16 – Dolls

Episode 16 – Dolls

Join the Cat and crew for an epic wrap-up, recap, clip-show avoidance season finale, with special guest star… drum roll… our very own Aaron Dries.

Episode 15 – Crow

Episode 15 – Crow

In the penultimate episode of the season, the Cat gets magical with special guest, the illustrious queen of fantasy (and all the animals), Isobelle Carmody.

Episode 14 – Journal

Episode 14 – Journal

The Cat grapples with life’s big questions in a super extended go-go mix episode with special guest the sensational Sean Williams.

Episode 12 – Canon

Episode 12 – Canon

The Cat gets shonky in this bumper episode with a right-royal guest: the monstrously majestic Garth Nix.

Episode 11 – Fun

Episode 11 – Fun

The cat gets sartorial in our latest episode, starring this week’s special guest, the unputdownable Kathe Koja.

Episode 10 – Buddha

Episode 10 – Buddha

The cat is back! Ring in the new year with an episode of numinous dimensions, starring this week’s special guest, the illimitable Lynda E. Rucker.

Episode 8 – Clock

Episode 8 – Clock

In our most professional podcast to date, we hang with the luminous JS Breukelaar and mull on lost and forgotten things.

Episode 6 – Scarab

Episode 6 – Scarab

Let The Cat In gets the snake vibe with special guest – our first from overseas, and the recent past – the unparallelable John Langan.

Episode 5 – Lei

Episode 5 – Lei

In which we welcome the sensational Melinda Smith to our most sensuous, saucy and salacious episode to date!

Episode 4 – Ptolemy

Episode 4 – Ptolemy

Over polenta chips and tepid threats of robotic erasure, a podcast welcomes its first guest – the eloquent, charming Daniel O’Malley.

Episode 3 – Mirror

Episode 3 – Mirror

In which our hosts commit to a name for their podcast after debating the complicated genders of cats. We learn of Kaaron’s passion for minor characters, and Aaron’s bleak and bloody ‘comfort’ reads…