Dana Gould, creator of IFC’s Stan Against Evil, on The Gist.

Why Monster Movies Could Use More Demons

Why Monster Movies Could Use More Demons

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Nov. 22 2017 7:48 PM

Dana Gould’s Take on Horror

Turns out demons are ripe for comedy.

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Dana Gould of Stan Against Evilon Oct. 6, 2016, in New York City.

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Standup comic and writer Dana Gould talks to Mike about growing up in a family of manly hunters and writing a character inspired by his dad. Gould is the creator of IFC’s Stan Against Evil, a show about a small-town New Hampshire sheriff who fights demons.

In the Spiel, how to get a rise out of your uncle over the holidays.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.