The mysteries of Aloha from Hell author Richard Kadrey are deep and manifold — but last week, we gave you the opportunity to ask him whatever questions you wanted. And now, here are his answers, taped at University Bookstore in Seattle!

Among other things, Kadrey explains where "Sandman Slim" comes from, and how he balances horror and humor in his writing. Plus whether his novel Butcher Bird takes place in the same universe as the Sandman Slim novels. Check it out above.