Tag Archives: H.P. Lovecraft

In the Weeds with David (S.) Pumpkins: Sociophobics and the Social Breakdown of Horror

by Natasha L. Mikles It’s my favorite time of year—when everything is draped in orange and black, skeleton décor abounds, and little children dressed as superheroes run amok in big-box stores. During the month leading up to Halloween, we welcome … Continue reading

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Claiming the Land for Azathoth: Lovecraftian Pranks and the Post-Modern Sacred

by Joseph Laycock Almost two weeks ago, a mysterious monument appeared in front of the Paseo Grill in Oklahoma City.  The monument is a concrete trapezoid, vaguely reminiscent of an obelisk.  Although not very large, it is quite heavy.  The … Continue reading

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