Bad Medicine is the collection of medical-themed Mythos and Poe stories: “Cool Air,” “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar,” and “The Picture in the House.” Admittedly, the last one is perhaps a bit of a stretch when we’re talking medical. But certainly anatomy is involved.
I’m getting the CD itself, but check out the MP3 version. HPLH’s Dark Adventure Radio Theater productions are a favorite of mine. I mean, they must be: I’m not even trying to get a cut of the sale.
The HPL Historical Society’s “Bad Medicine” is a Dark Adventure Radio Theater anthology: “Dark Adventure Radio Theatre: Bad Medicine brings three classic tales of horror and medicine to life in a 1930s-style radio drama. Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar” and H.P. Lovecraft’s stories “Cool Air” and “The Picture in the House” are brought to life by a huge cast of professional actors, exciting sound effects and thrilling original music by Reber Clark.” They redid a little the Valdemar one for the DART, apparently; not much, but enough to make it fit the theme.
And if you’re wondering why not Herbert West: Reanimator — they’ve already done that one. Which I should get. I love these radio plays, after all.