The Cthulhupillar has risen in R’lyeh and it is hungry. (Thanks, Sachin!)
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 […]
Bethesda Softworks’ Fallout 4, like its predecessors, surrounds the player with a retro-futurist, post-apocalyptic world abstracted from the good ol’, partially mythical USA of educational filmstrips, with sprinkles of that era’s sci-fi upping the ante. In due time, you’ll be battling through a harsh realm of mad science […]
Listen to the Yuletide carols of the HP Lovecraft Historical Society in all their awesome splendor.
A gallery of pages from Philippe Druillet’s Nccronomicon. (Via elmatpe and thanks, Steven!)
Although his prose and his politics can be problematic for some readers, the influence of weird fiction writer HP Lovecraft is substantial and reaches out from beyond the grave like one of his indescribable elder gods. Although not particularly successful financially — which is really just another way […]