Lovecraft’s Uniqueness. That is what we want to explore in this essay, “What makes Lovecraft’s fiction trail-blazing?” Or specifically, while Lovecraft was a materialist and atheist, “What literary steps did he take to rekindle a myth-hunger in modern humanity?”
I’d like to reflect on what I really enjoyed about my little slice of Lovecraftian fandom in 2016.
If you haven’t read Doug’s stellar Lovecraftian novel RED EQUINOX, now is a good time: the sequel, BLACK JANUARY, will be available in October.
I’ve lost my mind over writers that experiment with surrealistic forms, books filled with stunning art, pages of heavyweight expensive paper, and sewn in book ribbons. Yet DARKNESS, MY OLD FRIEND charmed the hell out of me by stripping everything back to concentrate on what matters most.
We discuss Mike Griffin’s new book, the upcoming H.P. Lovecraft Film Festivals, and more! Watch live or the archived edition later, or listen to the podcast later.
Clines incorporates the Cthulhu mythos into Robinson Crusoe quite ably and I’m happy to say by returning the mythos to its very source.
A short list of new and upcoming Mythos, Lovecraftian, and Weird books! Most of these were either published this year or will be published before the year is out.
Join us today for the usual “Lovecraft eZine” Sunday Talk Show! As usual, we’ll be giving away some great swag: An awesome Cthulhu coin, plus three print copies of “The Weird Company” by Pete Rawlik.
Prior to Lovecraft, the gods were looking out for us. The hero might likely survive because the gods were benevolent. Lovecraft changed that. He wrote of the indifference of the cosmos and the insignificance of man.
Our explorations lead us to H. P. Lovecraft, and the world changes forever. He also is not interested in people or relationships. He is only interested in ideas. But what ideas!
46 Lovecraftian stories, columns by esteemed Lovecraftian scholar Robert M. Price, the Cthulhu Does Stuff comic, and more!
Apparently there are some major Lovecraftian themes in Stephen King’s new novel, REVIVAL!
G.W. Thomas writes “I recently came across what I consider to be the first Mythos comic”. Read it here.
I think fans of Philip Jose Farmer, crossover fiction, Science Fiction, French Pulp Fiction, and the Cthulhu Mythos will really enjoy this novella.
It’s always interesting to hear how someone discovered the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Please comment below, introduce yourself, and tell us how you were exposed to HPL’s stories! And if […]