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Top Ten H.P. Lovecraft Quotes!

Posted in Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , , on July 21, 2013 by ghostradioworld

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Ten:

“The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.”

Nine:

“I feel my enthusiasm flags when real work is demanded of me.”

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Tintin Meets Lovecraft!

Posted in Art, Comics, Mysteries and Thrillers, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , , on September 18, 2011 by ghostradioworld

Belgian comic book character Tintin faced many great threats in his long career.  From the Yeti to dive bombers to Greek Tycoons.  And he’s always managed to arise victorious in the end.  But how would fare against something darker?  And older?  Much, much older?  Like the “elder gods” of H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos?  Well, artist Murray Groat has imagined just such a series of confrontations in these covers for imaginary Tintin/Lovecraft mash-ups.  We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

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Toys: Cthulhu Cutie!

Posted in Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Toys, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 30, 2011 by ghostradioworld

When you imagine the source of the next cute toy phenom, H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulu Mythos isn’t the first thing that comes to mind.  But the people at Dreamland Toyworks pictured the fun and irony in such a creation, launching a whole series of “My Little Cthulhu” toys.  One of them is pictured above.    To see the rest of the line click here.  Sure, this is being done with tongue planted firmly in cheek.  But so were “The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and look how that ended up.

Happy Birthday H.P. Lovecraft!

Posted in Books, Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Video with tags , , , , , , , on August 20, 2011 by ghostradioworld

Yup, it’s the birthday of one of America’s greatest horror writers.  The genius.  The icon.  Only outdone by Poe.  Maybe.  The one, the only … H. P. Lovecraft! If he were alive he’d be the ripe old age of 121 today!  After the jump, we’ll give you a bunch of ways to celebrate this glorious day.

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Video: Lovecraft Documentary Hits DVD and Blu-Ray!

Posted in Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Video with tags , , on September 29, 2009 by ghostradioworld

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The 2008 documentary about horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, “Lovecraft:  Fear of the Unknown” will hit DVD and Blu-Ray on October 13, 2009.  The multi-award winner will feature extended interviews, a stills and art gallery, and a bonus short film.

Here’s a trailer to whet your appetite.

H.P. Lovecraft Comic Preview

Posted in Comics, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Writing with tags , , , , on July 8, 2009 by ghostradioworld

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Here’s a preview of Image Comics’ The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft.  A new horror comic which tells a fictional story of the famous horror author’s encounter with some of his creations.  Looks compelling.

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New LOVECRAFT Anthology!

Posted in Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Writing with tags , , , , , on May 4, 2009 by ghostradioworld

Here’s the cover and table of contents for a new Lovecraft Mythos anthology edited by Ellen Datlow.  The anthology will be out in October.

It looks worth it for that cover alone.  Who wouldn’t want that sitting on a coffee table?

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“Introduction” by Ellen Datlow

“The Crevasse” by Dale Bailey and Nathan Ballingrud

“The Office of Doom” by Richard Bowes

“Sincerely, Petrified” by Anna Tambour

“The Din of Celestial Birds” by Brian Evenson

“The Tenderness of Jackals” by Amanda Downum

“Sight Unseen” by Joel Lane

“Cold Water Survival” by Holly Phillips

“Come Lurk with Me and Be My Love” by William Browning Spencer

“Houses Under the Sea” by Caitlín R. Kiernan

“Machines of Concrete Light and Dark” by Michael Cisco

“Leng” by Marc Laidlaw

“In the Black Mill” by Michael Chabon

“One Day, Soon” by Lavie Tidhar

“Commencement” by Joyce Carol Oates

“Vernon, Driving” by Simon Kurt Unsworth

“The Recruiter” by Michael Shea

“Marya Nox” by Gemma Files

“Mongoose” by Sarah Monette & Elizabeth Bear

“Catch Hell” by Laird Barron

“That of Which We Speak When We Speak of the Unspeakable” by Nick Mamatas

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