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Miskatonic Monday - How to summon Cthulhu and the Great Old Ones with magnetic poetry

Lights out, everybody.

On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned. This week, we're bringing you a way to summon the Great Old Ones by way of your refrigerator door.

Do the words "Nyarlathotep" or "Shub-Niggurath" mean anything to you? Do your nightly prayers consist of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn?" Would you rather be summoned for jury duty to…

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Added by Tome Wilson on November 21, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Miskatonic Monday - Miskatonic School for Girls

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On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.  This week, we're bringing a little light into the otherwise bleak world of the Mythos.

Miskatonic School for Girls is an experimental card game in which the players are rival houses in a girls boarding school. The students in this school are all normal but the faculty are creatures and cultists,…

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Added by Tome Wilson on November 14, 2011 at 10:06am — 5 Comments

Miskatonic Monday - Lovecraft’s Old Ones to infest IDW comics in 2012

Lights out, everybody.

On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.

IDW Publishing announced a sequel to last year’s Infestation crossover that will run from January through April.

Infestation 2, like its predecessor, will feature a supernatural threat that spreads into several different “universes” inhabited by IDW properties. Instead of zombies, this time around the threat…

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Added by Tome Wilson on November 7, 2011 at 8:49am — 2 Comments

Miskatonic Monday - Guillermo Del Toro talks about the new director's cut of Mimic and his love for Lovecraft

Lights out, everybody.

On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.

Released back in 1997, Mimic was a somewhat bitter induction into Hollywood filmmaking for director Guillermo del Toro. After the creative freedom of his low-budget, Mexican-language debut, Cronos, the…

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Added by Tome Wilson on October 24, 2011 at 10:12am — No Comments

Miskatonic Monday - Ed Brubaker and Sean Philips' new comic "Fatale" promises Mythos Noir

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On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned. This news just hit during the "Creator-Owned Comics with Robert Kirkman" panel hosted over the weekend at the New York Comic Con. Ed Brubaker and Sean Philips, writer/creators of the award winning Criminal noir comic series will be coming back in early 2012 with a new year-long series named Fatale that promises…

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Added by Tome Wilson on October 17, 2011 at 10:16am — No Comments

Miskatonic Monday - The Call of Cthulhu in the style of Dr. Seuss

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On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.  This week, we're spotlighting the clever work of Deviant Art artist DrFaustusAU and his imaginative series "What if the legendary children's book artist Dr. Seuss illustrated HP Lovecraft's The Call of Cthulhu?"

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Added by Tome Wilson on October 10, 2011 at 8:57am — No Comments

Miskatonic Monday - Hanging out at The Lovecraft in Portland, OR

The Lovecraft is a horror-themed tea shop and bar located in sunny Portland, Oregon.

Paying tribute to the world of horror in all of its forms with Lovecraft inspired and local art and decor, The Lovecraft also has different theme-nights ranging from industrial and goth, metal in all of its forms, performance art, live music, movie nights and karaoke.  They also participate in 1st Friday art shows with rotating artists and sponsor a monthly "Love Craft Fair"…

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Added by Tome Wilson on October 3, 2011 at 8:42am — 1 Comment

Miskatonic Monday - Tintin vs The Old Ones (Part 2)

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On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.

Murray Groat, the artist, illustrator, and all around cool guy that imagined a series of Tintin books set within HP Lovecraft's mythos universe has released an all new set of Tintin covers that are just as fabulous as his first series.…

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Added by Tome Wilson on September 26, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Wrap up of the HP Lovecraft Film Festival in San Pedro, CA

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On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.

The 2nd annual H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival concluded this Saturday with a reading/discussion event, screening of three feature films and nine short films, followed by awards, and film cast…

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Added by Tome Wilson on September 19, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Miskatonic Monday - HP Lovecraft bibliography by Gutter Snipe

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On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.


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Added by Tome Wilson on September 12, 2011 at 9:01am — 1 Comment

Miskatonic Monday - Cthulhu RPG

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On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.


Via: Chainsaw…

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Added by Tome Wilson on September 5, 2011 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Miskatonic Monday - The Hounds of Tindalos by James Wolf Strehle

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On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.  Today, the spotlight is on the transdimensional creatures known as The Hounds of Tindalos.

"They are lean and athirst!" he shrieked... "All the evil in the universe was concentrated in their lean, hungry bodies. Or had they bodies? I saw them only for a moment, I cannot be certain."

- Frank…

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Added by Tome Wilson on August 22, 2011 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

Miskatonic Monday - A dapper gentleman from Innsmouth

Lights out, everybody.

On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.

Today, we're showing off some of the fine Fall fashions arriving in Innsmouth this season.

With a fine bowler hat and fitted pinstripe trousers, you'll be the talk of the town when the deep ones arrive!…

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Added by Tome Wilson on August 15, 2011 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Miskatonic Monday - La Sombra sobre Innsmouth

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On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.  This week, I am shining the lantern on La Sombra sobre Innsmouth by Spanish artist Alberto Vasquez.  This artistic study of Lovecraft's tale Shadow Over Innsmouth shouldn't be missed.

With 40 illustrations mixing ink,…

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Added by Tome Wilson on August 8, 2011 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Miskatonic Monday - Radiotheatre's HP Lovecraft Festival

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On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned. 

Due to popular demand The Drama Desk nominated, New York Innovative Theatre Award winning Radiotheatre will present their 2nd installment of the H.P. Lovecraft Festival for nine additional performances, August 7-September 11 at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place). This installment of the H.P. Lovecraft…

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Added by Tome Wilson on August 1, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

Miskatonic Monday - Joe Lansdale brings The Dunwich Horror to the 21st Century

IDW Publishing recently announced HP Lovecraft's The Dunwich Horror, a comic series with a modern take on Lovecraft's timeless short story of terror.

Starting in October, author Joe R. Lansdale and artist Peter Bergting bring to the 21st century audience classic horrors that influenced many prominent authors, most notably Stephen King, who…

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Added by Tome Wilson on July 25, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments

Miskatonic Monday - HP Lovecraft at the Seattle Art Museum

This October, the Seattle Art Museum will be hosting lively discussions, cinematic interpretations, and an art show curated by David Verba in honor of weird fiction author HP Lovecraft.






GUESTS

  • S. T. Joshi: THE world authority on Lovecraft and his works is your host (http://www.stjoshi.org)
  • Greg Bear: Speculative Fiction author extraordinaire joins the fray with…
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Added by Tome Wilson on July 18, 2011 at 12:00am — 5 Comments

Miskatonic Monday - HP Lovecraft’s Commonplace Book

Miskatonic University Lights out, everybody.

On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.  This week, I'm highlighting Lovecraft's "Commonplace Book."

This was a personal item to young HP, and was used as a storage place for his story seeds and inspiring quotations. He gave it to RH Barlow on May 7th, 1934 to type, and that's where this copy comes from.

As an author, it's always fun to…

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Added by Tome Wilson on July 11, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

Miskatonic Monday - Portrait of HP Lovecraft by Junji Ito

Lights out, everybody.

On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.  This week, I'm highlighting the Lovecraftian artist Junji Ito.  Best known for his horrific Japanese comics (manga), Mr. Ito has the squirmy-alien style of Lovecraft's beasts down to a science.  Here's a portrait of old HP that demonstrates his mastery of the art.…

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Added by Tome Wilson on July 4, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Miskatonic Monday - At the Mountains of Madness Motion Comic

Lights out, everybody.

On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.

I know many of you are still mourning the death of the "Mountains of Madness" blockbuster Hollywood movie.  Hopefully, this full-length motion comic by Cthulhu films will help heal your need for eldrich horror.  To turn on the English subtitles, click the little CC button at the bottom of the…

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Added by Tome Wilson on June 20, 2011 at 8:52am — 2 Comments

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