In this series of articles, I will be taking a look at some modern mainstream novels that were either directly influenced by H.P. Lovecraft’s work, or at least echo his themes. While the bulk of Lovecraft’s output consisted of short stories, this column will focus primarily on novels. But let’s begin with a short one: THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE by Neil Gaiman.
The special effects in this short horror film are phenomenal. Watch free at the link!
This is Horror announced their 2016 winners today, and I’m pleased to report that The Lovecraft eZine won Nonfiction Podcast of the Year (for the Lovecraft eZine Podcast), Anthology of the Year (for AUTUMN CTHULHU) and Fiction Magazine of the Year.
Over the last few years, an interesting development has arisen in the world of Lovecraft collecting: plush Cthulhus. It began, as all invasions do, slowly…
Respected as one of today’s leading figures of weird fiction for his striking imagination, versatility, and deeply emotional stories, Jeffrey Thomas here offers up fourteen searing tales.
Guest Nathan Carson, our favorite Lovecraftian anthologies, the work of Thomas Ligotti, and more!
Imagine, if you can, a time when no one knew who H. P. Lovecraft was. That’s the way life was back in the 1970s. No one I knew had ever heard of Lovecraft and, if you said “Cthulhu” to someone, their most likely response would be, “Did you just sneeze?”
This episode’s guest is Ellen Datlow, editor of CHILDREN OF LOVECRAFT, LOVECRAFT UNBOUND, LOVECRAFT’S MONSTERS, and many other books! A very interesting discussion: Ellen talked about her time at OMNI, how a writer gets on her radar, her work as a consulting editor at Tor.com, tropes she sees too much, and more.
This episode’s guest is Stephen Graham Jones, author of MONGRELS, a werewolf coming of age novel, and many other books. Stephen teaches creative writing at the University of Colorado. We talked about werewolves and why they may be the next big thing. Plus writing, comics, and much more!
On a recent Lovecraft eZine podcast, I raised the issue of Lovecraftian influences in Doctor Who novels. With that in mind, here are two of them.
This episode’s guests are… us! I’ve received a few requests for more information on the writers and editors on this show, so on this episode, we interview each other.
Here’s a list of 16 Lovecraftian-themed games for your iPhone or Android. Enjoy!
Listen to this week’s podcast at the link! We talked with Stephen Mark Rainey, discussed book awards, tickets to Necronomicon, the HPL Film Festival 4-DVD box set, and more.
THE SINKING CITY is a game of investigation and mystery taking place in a fictional open world inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. The player steps into the shoes of a 1920s private investigator who finds himself in the city of Oakmont Massachusetts, New England. A city suffering from unprecedented floods of clearly supernatural origins. A city trembling on the brink of madness…
The Lovecraft eZine weekly podcast: This episode’s guest is Philip Gelatt, writer of the Lovecraftian film EUROPA REPORT and director of THEY REMAIN, the film adaptation of “–30–” by Laird Barron. Laird also joined us for this episode. Listen at the link.