Posts Tagged: H.P. Lovecraft

First Lines: Cthulhurotica & In Situ

Last year, I backed a Kickstarter project by Dagan Books. The aim was to release more collections of short fiction. So far, I received two (digital) volumes, with two more to follow. The first one I read was Cthulhurotica, an anthology of erotic horror, inspired by the writing of H.P. Lovecraft. Now, Lovecraft’s work isn’t… Read more »

Ask Me About My Shirt

My collection of t-shirts—I got more of those than I probably need—has taught me a couple of things. Since explaining the same thing over and over is a total drag, consider this a public service. Haikus are easy. Not many people agree. Ignoramuses. Also, very few people seem to know just what a haiku is…. Read more »

Appropriate Warning

Today I received a package from, bearing a yellow sticker stating that “Goods Do Not Meet The Requirement Of Article 9 and 10 Of The Contract For The Foundation Of The European Community.” It’s a weird message, and not just because of its awkward phrasing. You see, there’s no such thing as the “Contract… Read more »

First Lines: The Road to Madness

The Road to Madness: The Transition of H.P. Lovecraft is, quite unexpected, another volume of stories by H.P. Lovecraft. This particular collection attempts to show his development as a writer, and does so by starting off with some inconsequential (and, frankly, mediocre) early tales, progressing past pretty awesome stories like Herbert West—Reanimator and The Festival… Read more »