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The One Change That Could Get True Detective Back On Track For Season 3

Season 2 of True Detective wrapped up last Sunday with a less-than-stellar finale: the various story lines mostly came together, but this season lacked much of the impact and focus of the HBO show’s first season. Allow me to suggest one change that should help the show get back on track: Take the story out of the… » 8/15/15 5:00pm 8/15/15 5:00pm

10 Time Travel Books That Need To Be Movies Right Now (If Not Sooner)

Time travel is huge at the movies right now. This Friday sees Hot Tub Time Machine 2, and Terminator 5 is coming soon. But as Predestination recently proved, the smartest movies about time warps are often based on literary sources. So here are 10 time-travel books that would make bloody amazing movies. » 2/18/15 10:28am 2/18/15 10:28am

The U.S. Government Inflicted Horrible Atrocities On Cthulhu's Followers

Chances are, you've read tons of stories in the Cthulhu Mythos — but "The Litany of Earth" by Ruthanna Emrys is still something special. It's set in a world where the U.S. government destroyed Innsmouth, closed Miskatonic University, and imprisoned the true believers. And now, one survivor of the camps is trying to… » 6/05/14 3:20pm 6/05/14 3:20pm

Crowdfund The Release Of The Best Scifi Film You Haven't Seen

One of our favorite unsung science fiction movies is finally getting a digital release, and you can help make it a success. You can also help fund a film based on HP Lovecraft's Dream Cycle stories, a collaborative storytelling game, and anthology of science fiction stories about ladies and their bikes. » 4/25/14 4:40pm 4/25/14 4:40pm

Major Landmarks In The History Of Dark Fantasy

Dark fantasy is more popular than ever. Game of Thrones is rocking our TV sets. Tons of authors have moved to the genre. We're obsessed with bloody tales of morally gray people and supernatural forces. But where does dark fantasy come from? And how did it become so huge? Here's a brief history of dark fantasy's… » 4/25/14 1:05pm 4/25/14 1:05pm

The Bitchin Fantasy Artist You Didn't Know You Already Admired

You may not know Ian Miller's name, but you've definitely marveled at his ornate, harrowing art before. His work has adorned everything from H.P. Lovecraft book covers to Warhammer 40K concept art. And at last, 300 of his best pieces are being collected in a book, The Art of Ian Miller. We've got an exclusive peek,… » 4/10/14 12:51pm 4/10/14 12:51pm

In event of an emergency, consult our handy Monster Safety Card!

Monsters are everywhere tonight — so be prepared for every eventuality! We've created a handy Monster Safety Card, to help you cope with every possible type of monster attack. Plus what to do if classic horror monsters attack in space! Print this card out and keep it with you at all times. » 10/31/13 1:15pm 10/31/13 1:15pm

Lovecraft sketch shows the author's vision for Mountains of Madness

Still trying to wrap your head around H.P. Lovecraft's mysterious Elder Things and collection monsters who lived below the ice of the Antarctic? Well, now you can see exactly what these mysterious beasts looked like from the author's point of view, thanks to a few pages of recently discovered doodles right out of… » 9/03/13 8:30am 9/03/13 8:30am

Guillermo del Toro's sketches reveal his At the Mountains of Madness

We're still pretty sad that we're never going to Guillermo del Toro's vision for the H. P. Lovecraft story At the Mountains of Madness. Unfortunately budget cuts and Prometheus killed this movie, but it will live on forever in the much whispered about pages of Guillermo del Toro's sketch book. » 8/15/13 4:11pm 8/15/13 4:11pm