At Nerdist, Kyle Anderson writes about the cosmic horror of The Thing (1982). “Lovecraft would often not describe his sinister entities, choosing instead to say simply “the indescribable horror” or the like, and allow the reader to come up with their own visuals. The inability of humans to […]
At The Establishment, Alex Townsend explores the differences in how and whether sex, nudity and rape are depicted in Gail Simone and Jonathan Davis-Hunt’s The Clean Room and Alan Moore and Jacen Burrow’s Providence. “[I]t’s intriguing to see that some major horror comics are going in a new […]
There’s a new video up from Grieg Johnson and HP Lovecraft Literary Podcaster, Chris Lackey. In their adaptation of Lovecraft’s “Pickman’s Guest,” a young artist shares his paintings with an expert on “morbid art.” Hilarity and the inability to feel one’s bones ensue.
The moons have aligned and given me the opportunity to slip two October articles in, which means you get (or are inflicted with) a third installment of the ongoing series Punching Cthulhu in the Face, a look at the many ways H.P. Lovecraft’s cosmic horror has been corrupted […]
It’s the second ten days or so of 31 Days of Horror with the Gutter’s own Carol. “Spookoween 2015 got a little rougher for me. I’m a little more ambivalent about some of the films I watched for Part II. One I even started and stopped. This time […]
Every October (well, since last October) Science Fiction editor Keith Allison turns his telescope toward the cosmic horror of weird fiction’s most illustrious Woodrow Wilson look-alike, HP Lovecraft, and the many ways in which people re-interpreted and mis-interpreted his work, in a series called “Punching Cthulhu in the […]