David Nickle's horror novel Eutopia
confronts the racial overtones of Lovecraftian fiction head on, revealing a terrifying story of the American eugenics movement and the brutality underbelly of utopianism.
Beastpop's classic Cthulhu/Kool-Aid Guy mashup now graces a limited run of high-top converse-oid sneakers, for sale at Shoefury. Read the rest
Mary O'Malley's "Bottom Feeders" sculpture-series depicts cups, teapots, plates, saucers and bowls that appear to have been recovered from the sea-bottom, covered in barnacles, coral, tentacles and crustaceans. Read the rest
Craig Engler writes, "It's a dirty, gritty story about magick, monsters and the occult. It takes place in a modern-day world where H.P. Lovecraft the writer never existed but where all the horrors he wrote about are real. In this story, the man named Lovecraft is the world's foremost magician and alchemist who maintains a secret library of forbidden knowledge which includes books like the Necronomicon. Read the rest
Les Klinger's enormous volume has earned critical praise from Neil Gaiman, Gahan Wilson, Peter Straub and Harlan Ellison; the book is big enough to stun an (eldritch demon) ox, and is introduced by none other than Alan Moore. Read the rest
A tee from the Neatorama shop: $20. Read the rest
Lauren Beukes's latest crime/horror novel Broken Monsters
marries the snappy, hard-boiled cleverness of her 2010 novel Zoo City
with the visceral horror of 2013's The Shining Girls
and yields up a tale that's as terrifying as it is contemporary -- Cory Doctorow
reviews Broken Monsters.
It's been a year since we featured the amazing, Satan-and-sasquatch themed Christmas sweaters at Middle of Beyond, and they've brought out their new line, which includes a 2D tiger-skin rug, Shining runners, a D20 rug, D20 sweaters, Satanic cardigans, zombie Santa sweaters and so much more. I know what everyone's getting for Krampusmas this year! Read the rest
Award-winning horror writer David Nickle has been repeatedly frustrated in his attempts to have a frank and serious discussion of HP Lovecraft's undeniable racism; people want to hand-wave it as being a product of Lovecraft's times, but it is inseparable from Lovecraft's fiction. Read the rest
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Labratory's kickstarting a new game: "Shadows of Arkham," which is pure Lovecraftian Ameri-trash for people who know that you can't fight the Elder Gods, but you might be able to avoid mind-death if you're quick enough. Read the rest
Etsy seller Noadi sells some beautiful, deep-sea-themed polymer clay jewelry. Above, her Deep Space Squid Necklace; below the jump, a trilobite and a gilded steampunk cuttlefish. Read the rest
Megan Rose "Rosalarian" Gedris has created a cthulhoid damask pattern that's available on Spoonflower as a wallpaper, fabric, and gift-wrap. If you like this, don't miss her zombie brains pattern.
I Love Craft (Cthulhu Damask)
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Designer Thom Browne's Look 27 is the couture/runway version of what the smart businessperson is wearing on the streets of R'lyeh this season. Oh, who will think of the plight of the Elder God Cultist in the Grey Flannel Suit?
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Little Maddie is Big Shot Toyworks's first character in a new toy line called "Friendship is Maddness."
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Following from Tuesday's post about the sadly not-available Cthulhu/Coca-Cola tee, good news: it's back on sale! Read the rest
The bad news is that Tee Fury hasn't sold this smashing Obey Cthulhu/Coca Cola tee since July. The good news is that you can vote for them to bring it back. Vote!
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