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Non-Euclidean Æthercast #47 – Geek Teacher Double Standards plus The Zombies, Run! Helloween Race

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean47.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:52 — 10.6MB) | EmbedAfter a longer break than I had anticipated it is finally time for the next episode of the Non-Euclidean Æthercast. This one is on the double-bladed side of things. The first part is a bit of a rant …

Sorry… Deadlines and stuff

Hey all, Sorry for the lack of updates recently. Lot’s of stuff and deadlines in the way. And class test to correct… And a Halloween party coming up… And my boss is tough on deadlines… Image © Michael Dashow, fair use.

Nyarlathotep explained for the Uninitiated

Nyarlathotep is perhaps the most interesting of the Lovecraftian Deities. He is arguably the only one who had a developed persona in Lovecrafts own lifetime and the one most involved in human affairs while at the same time being one of the most, perhaps the most, alien and incomprehensible of …

Something eldritch in the mist

It does not happen very often one is genuinely confronted by something shrouded in utmost secrecy… You know, something that might be discussed under a drooling, waning moon in the halls of the Silver Twilight Lodge. Well, I am now involved in something pertaining to the Cthulhu Mythos that I …

She Walks in Shadows

Review: She Walks in Shadows

The Cthulhu Mythos, the original tales by H.P. Lovecraft and for a long time the vast majority of the stories written by his friends and successors are lacking one thing (both the stories and the successors): Women. Both the stories and the the league of authors are almost devoid of …

H P Lovecraft

Happy Birthday, Mr. Lovecraft

It is an honoured tradition on this blog to commemorate the birthday of the Master of the Macabre, H. P. Lovecraft, on this day every year. Today in 1890, Howard Philips Lovecraft was born in in Providence, Rhode Island, where he spent most of his life. To celebrate, I present …

Why the Cthulhu Mythos is more relevant today than ever

Back in the 1920’s and 1930’s when H.P. Lovecraft wrote and sometimes published his novellas and short stories around the Cthulhu Mythos, he painted a picture of a stark, unforgiving, and uncaring universe in which, to quote The Call of Cthulhu: […] wherein our world and human race form transient …

When your tool is Cthulhu, everything looks like the Mythos

Already a while ago, I got myself a copy of Elegy for a Dead World, a game which is aimed towards animating the player to write a story about worlds they explore. All the worlds have one thing in common: They are home to ruins of dead or abandoned civilization. …

80 years ago today… Not dead, only dreaming

On March 15th, 1937, H.P. Lovecraft left this realm to dream forever with Cthulhu in his house or build his own palace in Celephais or splendid Cathuria. Rest in Peace, Sir. Image (c) unknown. Firstname David, fair use

Cthulhu goes Lego – Please support! Iäh!

Oh ye Great Old Ones! My most venerable friend Matthias (who is also one of the pillars of Austrian Steampunk) just submitted a project to Lego Ideas that deserves a big Iäh! The Call of Cthulhu as a Lego Set! Yes, you heard that correctly! If this project takes off, …