Horror-Comedy Harrison Squared Proves Daryl Gregory Is A Writer To Watch

Daryl Gregory's novels inspire reflection and conversation, but above all else they are just different and so much fun. His new book, Harrison Squared is fresh and enjoyable, and proves that he's a writer to be reckoned with. » 3/26/15 4:30pm 3/26/15 4:30pm

We'd Like An Invite To The Wedding This Cthulhu Ring Was Created For

We're imagining a nighttime beach ceremony to celebrate what was clearly a match of two people deeply in love(craft) with each other, based on this engagement ring made by Denver jeweler Drew Rummell. » 3/15/15 1:45pm 3/15/15 1:45pm

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

Lovecraft Beer Coming to Your Next Kegger At Miskatonic University

Narrangansett Brewing Company was founded in 1890, the same year fellow Rhode Islander H.P. Lovecraft was born. Clearly, a beer-themed tribute was in order. At last, it has happened. » 1/12/15 2:30pm 1/12/15 2:30pm

Marvel At The Winners Of The 2014 World Fantasy Awards!

Today's World Fantasy Awards ceremony was full of great surprises and well-deserved accolades. It was a really good day for Caitlín R. Kiernan, Subterranean Press, Tor.com and dangerous women. And the best novel goes to Sofia Samatar for A Stranger in Olondria! We were there, and here's the skinny. » 11/09/14 2:15pm 11/09/14 2:15pm

H.P. Lovecraft Stories Retold As Goofy One-Page Comics

What happens when you take H.P. Lovecraft's tales, shorten them, and replace their florid prose with a rather silly sensibility? You get Patrick Dean's Underwhelming Lovecraft Comic Synopses—which are, fortunately, not underwhelming at all. » 9/25/14 10:23am 9/25/14 10:23am

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

Watch A Feature-Length Adaptation Of HP Lovecraft's Colour Out Of Space

HP Lovecraft's story The Colour Out of Space is a disturbing account of a family's gradual degradation. The full-length film Die Farbe captures those horrors in sinister black and white. » 4/30/14 1:16pm 4/30/14 1:16pm

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

Crowdfund An Anthology Of Pornographic Comics By Lady Cartoonists!

The second volume of the genre-filled, women-created pornography anthology Smut Peddler is on its way, and you can preorder your copy. You can also help fund a space telescope, an indoor greenhouse, a kit to build your own velociraptor (out of cardboard), miniature busts of HP Lovecraft and more. » 4/11/14 2:40pm 4/11/14 2:40pm

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

The secret history of the book behind True Detective

Over the past week, we've been looking at references from True Detective to the book The King in Yellow published in 1895. But, the world The King in Yellow was building actually began years before that, with another book published in 1893. » 2/21/14 5:20pm 2/21/14 5:20pm

I Can't Do Space Art All Day, So Here's Cthulhu

While astronomical art is my specialty, I can't do planets 24 hours a day. So sometimes I set that aside to do something to get my mind off Mars or Titan or Gliese 467b or whatever it is I have been sweating over. H.P. Lovecraft has always been one of my favorite authors, so a few months ago I started a series of… » 11/14/13 9:00am 11/14/13 9:00am

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

Feminist Yog-Sothoth will drive you insane after getting your consent

Can you be an Eldritch horror and a feminist at the same time? Dave Hughes introduces us to the cosmic hilarity of Feminist Yog-Sothoth, who disregards gender when deciding whom to eat next. » 8/04/13 7:30am 8/04/13 7:30am

7 Real Natural Events that Inspired Works of Science Fiction

Science fiction is filled with tales that pit humanity against the natural world: earthquakes, meteor strikes, Sharknados. While some of those stories are birthed from abstract (or entirely made-up) fears, others are inspired by specific occurrences—comets, catastrophes, and climate events. » 8/04/13 7:00am 8/04/13 7:00am