Halloween is almost upon us, so enjoy the first 50 pages of this horror anthology by H.P. Lovecraft.Read More
Author Jason Colavito has released a video explaining his theory that the ancient astronauts theory espoused by Ancient Aliens’ Giorgio Tsoukalos and authors like Erich von Daniken and Zecharia Sitchin has its roots not in history but in science fiction, specifically the works of H.P. Lovecraft.Read More
Today is the 122nd anniversary of the birth of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, the twentieth century’s most influential horror writer.
Lovecraft lived in Providence, Rhode Island, where he wrote wild stories filled with ancestral curses, alien gods, and forbidden books of magic for the pulp magazines. His essential vision – that humanity is only a [...]
H.P. Lovecraft himself would be undoubtedly pleased to see that a couple in Rhode Island had a close call with…uh…sobriety? No, that’s not it. A sea monster. A hissing, snapping sea monster. Or a bottle of Night Train. Both, probably. Anyway, This lovely couple is terrified. Stay til the end for the reporter’s enigmatic chanting [...]Read More
Happy birthday to the high priest of weird, H.P. Lovecraft! The Gentleman from Providence may no longer be among us, but his legacy remains. Musicians, artists, filmmakers and writers continue to add to the considerable body of work known as the Cthulhu Mythos. As long as the tendrils of tentacled horrors from beyond continue to [...]Read More
Battle against the encroachment of the dark in Fantasy Flight Games’ new cooperative dice game of Lovecraftian terror, Elder Sign.
For years, the museum has collected rare curios and exotic artifacts, but now the occult power of so many powerful relics housed together has weakened the barriers between the dimensions, allowing unnamable terrors slip between the cracks.Read More
Yesterday, while looking at the Quirk Classics line of mashup novels, I started thinking of how I might combine some of my own favorite science fiction, horror and fantasy authors with their high-brow literary cousins. It ended up being a fun exercise. First I chose a genre author: H.P. Lovecraft. Then I looked for my [...]Read More
We’re flying at about half-staff here on the ‘ol podcast, but that doesn’t stop us from bringing you an interview with director Frank Woodward. Frank’s company, Wyrd Films, has produced the documentary Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown, a film that details who Mr. Lovecraft was and why his work has inspired and terrified so many people. By the way, you can now view the film online on SnagFilms.com or through Netflix.
Here he talks with Matt Staggs about the making of the film and Lovecraft himself.Read More
If you’re a regular visitor to our sister site Wordsandfilm.com – and I strongly urge you to become so if you’re not – you may have read an article this week on the perennial popularity of H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. Author Tom Blunt described how the gentleman from Providence’s work continues to work it’s mind-wracking [...]Read More