Geek To Me Radio #249: ‘I Think You Should Leave’ with Tracey Birdsall-Jim Ousley on ‘The Atonement Bell’

Aug 28, 2021

Tracey Birdsall ( talks about appearing in the 2nd season of the Netflix sketch comedy show “I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson” and her career as an actress.

Jim Ousley ( talks about the Kickstarter for his latest horror comic called “The Atonement Bell” (

0:00 SEGMENT 1: Tracey Birdsall talks about the grind of working on soap operas and wanting to do more comedy after working on “I Think You Should Leave”.

19:17 SEGMENT 2: Jim Ousley talks about the inspiration for “The Atonement Bell” and how it combines horror/family/religion. Jim also talks about making sure he landed the ending, his love for the artist Raymond Estrada (, and working remotely with an artist who lives in LA.

28:44 SEGMENT 3: Jim Ousley talks about St. Louis’ complicated history, what he learned from his last horror anthology “Butcher Queen”, and his process for writing comics.

41:57 SEGMENT 4: Jim Ousley talks about why Kickstarters are so hard and what it takes to make one successful.


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