Wikipedia quotes H.P. Lovecraft, about his Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath, as worrying that “Randolph Carter’s adventures may have reached the point of palling on the reader; or that the very plethora of weird imagery may have destroyed the power of any one image to produce the desired impression of strangeness.”…
It’s been a while since I’ve written anything. In fact, it’s been over three years. So, I started to make a playlist for my ipod on Saturday night but a story fell out instead. When I was writing there was one thing I would do. I’d write a story for Halloween. I’m not sure if I’m the only one who does this, but if you…
Mining the minds for recommendations.
Most fans have been able to spot the similarities between George RR Martin’s character Samwell Tarly and JRR Tolkien’s Samwise Gamgee. Martin was a huge fan of Lord of the Rings since the books were first published in the USA, so it’s no surprise he left a few homages to Lord of the Rings and some of his other…
Tremble, mortals! For Yig, God of all Serpants, the Burning Asp, has awakened, and now strides among you! Gaze upon his visage and despair! Clothes by Trussardi.
So as my avatar suggests, I've always been more intimately familiar with Poe vs. Lovecraft. The only book I have with Lovecraft stories is the Dreams of Terror and Death collection, but I'd like to get another, more comprehensive, collection.
$1.95. No idea if it's a decent reading of it or not, but it's less than two dollars.
Time to just kick back and contemplate the futility of our microscopic existence.