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An H.P. Lovecraft Cinematic Universe – It’s coming (maybe)!

Right, there is only one thing to say: IÄH! EVERYBODY IÄH! There is an H.P. Lovecraft cinematic universe in the works, SpectreVision, the production company of Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah, who are also going to release The Color out of Space, soon (January 22nd, to be precise) have plans …

An unexpected dark side to something jolly

For a very, very long time I have been a fan of THE UNSPAKABLE VAULT (of Doom). I think I discovered this jolly web comic based on a fun and rather friendly (comparatively, anyway) interpretation of the Cthulhu Mythos, when there were less than a hundred cartoons on the site. …

Interview with Sailor Yuggoth

Most of us have at least heard of Sailor Moon, beloved main character of the Manga and Anime of the same name. She fights alongside Sailors Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto to prevent some cosmic evil from destroying our solar system. Few of us, however, know …

Tired like an Outer God

Do you know this feeling: You woke up after a cosmic slumber lasting vigintillions of years, but you could just crawl back to bed again? In this case, you are tired like an Outer God. I mean, just look at this image of a yawning Nyarlathotep and you will know …

Nyarlathotep Sneak Attack

Well, who would have thought… The sneakiest of the Outer Gods has managed to get a formula for summoning one of his avatars out on the World Wide Web and unwitting pawns in their (Nyarlathotep is non-binary, in case you wondered) game are spreading it far and wide. It is …

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.

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 …

The Day Cthulhu ripped off the Roof of my House

There is a proverb, possibly American in origin (I never came across it in the UK anyway) and I first heard it on an early season of The Simpsons: “God does not close a door without opening a window.” This proverb needs some adaption in the case of my situation …

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