Tag Archives: HP Lovecraft

summer reading: old-school sci-fi masters

Summer’s here, and now’s a perfect time to do some reading, whether you’re a student on break from school, a parent trying to find stuff for said students to do, or you’re just looking for something to take to the … Continue reading

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making monsters meaningful, part 2

Previously, I had discussed what it is about monsters that (when done correctly), they frighten us.  And though you and I could sit here for hours and name numerous monsters from film, literature, myths, and legends, there are really only … Continue reading

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cthulhu for kids

A lot of visitors to this blog have enjoyed my piece on H.P. Lovecraft.  A few of them, however, have asked, “Wicked Uncle Kenton, how best can I introduce my children and/or other larval humans I know to the sanity-shattering … Continue reading

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when the world was young: h.p. lovecraft

The latest in a series about influences from my childhood   When I tell you that author H.P. Lovecraft was a big influence on me, I imagine that hardcore horror-, sci-fi-, and fantasy fans reading this can only reply, “DUH!”  … Continue reading

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