Susan Tekla Kruglnska is a freelance writer, editor, researcher, podcaster, and photographer. Her writing has been published in The New York Times, Discover Magazine, where she was senior editor, Slate, and Salon. She has been a radio host at three stations, as both a talk show host and a music DJ, and loves guesting on podcasts. She’s also worked in the field of mental healthcare and at arty music non-profits.

She is currently completely submerged in a weekly podcast that looks at ever two minutes and thirty-seven seconds of Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece, The Shining.

She can be reached at sakrug at, and is proud of the uncoolness of her email address.

The Shining 2:37

AV Club: The guests are in fact stellar…Kruglnska does a wonderful job of steering this ship and defending the often maligned character of Wendy Torrance.

 The Celluloid Void: If it’s attention to detail you seek, look no further than THE SHINING 2:37, a truly fantastic podcast in which host Suzen Tekla Kruglnska examines a new two minutes and 37 seconds of the Stanley Kubrick masterpiece each episode with a new guest along for the ride…





Mental Health Survival Guide for Winners, Worriers, Weirdoes, and Serial Killers: What Everyone Needs to Know About Being Nuts


The Shining 2:37  (host, ongoing until February 2019)

The Wrong Reel: Creepy Kids in Horror

Star Wars Minute guest appearances

Aliens Minute guest appearances

Bat Minute ’89: Hit the Road, Jack

Songs You’re Sick Of: Surrender (as guest host)

Songs You’re Sick Of guest appearances


Why a Matriarchy Would Suck

The Seven Stages of Grieving a Celebrity’s Ex-Boyfriend’s Death

Kevin Geeks Out presentation: Shining Vs. Shining

Alt-Right in the Family

Colbert Report submission

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart submission


Kubrick’s Lolita and the Point it Misses

My Crazy 2001: A Space Odyssey Feminist Essay

Nanny Killer Sought Psychological Help Just Days Before Murdering Two Children. What Went Wrong?   Slate

Bigfoot Lives! Incredibly rare creatures,    Salon

When Even Mathematicians Don’t Understand the Math,    The New York Times

When the Vision Goes, the Hallucinations Begin,    The New York Times

The Discover Interview:  Oliver Sacks

The Discover Interview:  David Baltimore

The Discover Interview:  Eric Kandel

The Discover Interview:  Kip Thorne

The Discover Interview:  Gerald Edelman

The Discover Interview:  Peter Woit

The Discover Interview:  Marvin Minsky

The Discover Interview:  Murray Gell Mann

The Discover Interview:  Roger Penrose

Journey to the Center of the Earth,    Discover Magazine

The Science of Great Sex at 80,    Discover Magazine

Who’s Your Daddy?  Don’t Count on DNA Testing,    Discover Magazine

Discover web-only interview:  Michael Apted, director of the 7 UP series

Discover web-only interview:  Nick Hitchon, subject in the 7 UP series

 The Hillary-Hater’s Guide to Hillary Clinton,   Medium

A selection of fun shorts in Discover Magazine

How to Make Anything Look Like a ToyWhen Scientists Go BadMoon Rocks

What You See is What You Don’tDoomsday Odds Calculated

Mirror PainFeel With Your Eyes, See With Your HandsInterrogation Expert Spills

The Woman Who Remembers Everything

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Relativity

The Evolution of Evolution in WikipediaInterview with Suzanne Somers