H. P. Lovecraft

BERNHARDT J. HURWOOD,  an unsung Hero of my Childhood.

BERNHARDT J. HURWOOD, an unsung Hero of my Childhood.

Poe was too dry and Lovecraft was too trippy for my 10 year old soul, but Mr. Hurwood hit the spot, scratched the itch, tripped my trigger and blew my gaskets! Read More »

A Fan’s History — Fanzines, Continued….

A Fan’s History — Fanzines, Continued….

Fanzines, continued: Okay, Mr. Smartypants, what’s a “sercon” zine? Actually, I’m glad you asked that question. It’s another of those annoying (well, to an outsider) fannish neologisms and acronyms. In this case, we have “serious” and “constructive” ... Read More »

A conversation with the Hall of Fame illustrator Murray Tinkelman

A conversation with the Hall of Fame illustrator Murray Tinkelman

This past February I had the great pleasure of speaking with Mr. Murray Tinkelman, the famous and award winning illustrator. This came about by my wanting to do something different for once in the blog. Mr. Tinkelman has been one of my favourite cov... Read More »

Review: The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft

Review: The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft

I am still slogging my way through the complete works of HP Lovecraft. My Kindle tells me I am 28% done, of course that doesn’t count all of the stories I already have read, but just haven’t reached yet in the collection. Nevertheless, I ... Read More »

AMAZING News 7/21/2013

AMAZING News 7/21/2013

 CAUSES 100 Great SF Stories by Women Don’t Travel to Texas If You Do Go to Texas, Stand With Their Women Scalzi on OSC Movie Boycott (Read through to the comments) CRAFT Food in Science Fiction Exit Interview with Former SFWA President Scalzi... Read More »

Four Reasons to Stay Out of the Water

Four Reasons to Stay Out of the Water

Tales of Terror: Dark Waters Christopher Fulbright ND3 Press 0.99 Memorial Day is over, June has begun, and summer is upon us. Temperatures are climbing, and people are beginning to seek relief from the heat by heading to the water. After reading the... Read More »

Electrons for Everyone

As I sit wandering the internet for fresh tidbits of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, I find them flourishing everywhere. Perhaps flourishing is not the right word. Flourishing leads me to images of well-manicured flower gardens and carefully pr... Read More »

Review: Cthulhu Haiku and Other Mythos Madness

Review: Cthulhu Haiku and Other Mythos Madness

I mentioned Cthulhu Haiku and Other Mythos Madness, edited by Lester Smith (popcorn press) in a previous post, promising to review in full here in the future. The future has arrived.   First let me give you a little history. Cthulhu Haiku was a ... Read More »

H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthuluCon Happening This Weekend In Portland!

H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthuluCon Happening This Weekend In Portland!

For many years, if you wanted to see the works of Howard Philips Lovecraft adapted for the big screen, one would have to have to content one’s self with endlessly re-watching The Bride Of Re-Animator (which isn’t even that good), or fast... Read More »

Open Source Horror: The Slender Man

Open Source Horror: The Slender Man

In his terrific monograph, H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life, French novelist Michel Houellebecq proposes that Lovecraft differs from virtually all fiction writers before and after him because his work constitutes a founding mythology.... Read More »

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