The SAN Trap

This post is part of the H. P. Lovefest. It is not, however, a review of the Call of Cthulhu Roleplaying game, despite the title. It is instead an high-level overview of the game and its affect on both roleplaying and Lovecraft's legacy. If you are unfamiliar with tabletop roleplaying games, or have only been exposed to RPGs of the

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Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown

This post is part of the H. P. Lovefest. The 90-minute film "Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown", featuring interviews with Neil Gaiman, Guillermo del Toro, John Carpenter, Ramsey Campbell, and S. T. Joshi, is an exhaustive and even-handed portrait of the author and his influence on modern horror. IMDB | Netflix

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The Thousand Young

This post is part of the H. P. Lovefest. Cthulhu Mythos, As Imagined By Kids: "I pitched the idea to [the children] that since it was getting on to Halloween how ’bout drawing some monsters? And not just any monsters but creatures from the writing of H.P. Lovecraft‘s Cthulhu Mythos. Now, only two of the kids (the older ones) had

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Where to Begin?

This post is part of the H. P. Lovefest. Let's say, for the sake of argument, that you've never read any H. P. Lovecraft. What to do? Nearly all of his work is available online thanks to the H. P. Lovecraft Archive, so there's no problem with access. I'm nonetheless going to encourage you to seek out his work in

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The H. P. Lovefest

As if my nerd credentials were not already firmly established here on this website and elsewhere, I must also confess a weakness for the works of H. P. Lovecraft. Well not "the works", per se, although I do enjoy his writing. But what I am really a fan of is his entire deal: the mythology he created; the collaborations with

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