Lovecraftian Links: Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom, Mathematics of Cthulhu, and more!

Silent Strutter, from the Yog-Blogsoth website (click picture for website)

Dwight & Rebecca’s Blog: A sneak peak from the upcoming Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom.

A Cthulhu Mythos inspired piece of Sound Architecture: “The Night the Writings of Dwight MacPherson Went Terribly Wrong” – While working on a story one night, the thunder crashed, a dog barked, and… Something wasn’t right… Did he simply go Insane, or did he enter those Blasphemous Dark Realms Between Worlds where many Dark and Dangerous things await…

LA Weekly Review of The Dagons: Singer Karie Jacobson’s blurry guitar riffs merge with Drew Kowalski’s febrile sitar melodies, creating a strangely intoxicating brew that evokes the Stones’ “Paint It Black” and the Velvet Underground’s “Venus in Furs” as sung by a nightmare-addled Sylvia Plath. Better believe it when Jacobson confides in an eerie, childlike voice, “I am not nice but I am true.” (Visit their website and buy their latest album here)

The Mathematics of Cthulhu?: The world we live in is strictly 3-dimensional: up/down, left/right, and forwards/backwards, these are the only ways to move. For years, scientists and science fiction writers have contemplated the possibilities of higher dimensional spaces. What would a 4- or 5-dimensional universe look like? Or might it even be true, as some have suggested, that we already inhabit such a space, that our 3-dimensional home is no more than a slice through a higher dimensional realm, just as a slice through a 3-dimensional cube produces a 2-dimensional square?  According to the early 20th century horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, these higher dimensions do indeed exist, and are home to all manner of evil creatures…

Drawing every weird creature in every HP Lovecraft story: Truly amazing.  It’s a Lovecraftian creature every day.

One response to “Lovecraftian Links: Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom, Mathematics of Cthulhu, and more!

  1. The Mathematics of Cthulhu…there is a story here, too bad math might as well be magic to me; a former girlfriend of mine who is now an astrophysicist might say: there is math here, too bad storytelling might as well be magic to me.

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