Tag Archives: Cthulhu

Shadow Art Fair 2013

As usual, Emi Slade killed it at this year’s Shadow Art Fair. She calls this one Captain Beefheart. I don’t know how well he did sales-wise, but it looked like our friend Marty “the lighthearted sadist” Flint was having fun introducing young and old alike to the world of bondage. Bearded local librarian Ben Miller […]

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I need your vote this weekend to send me to Netroots Nation

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m in the running for scholarship to this year’s Netroots Nation conference in Providence, Rhode Island. Right now, I’m sixth in the competition, with 286 votes. (I had about 350 in the first round, but they were all wiped out when the second round began.) The top three vote-getters are guaranteed […]

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Totally Quotable Clementine… little Lovecraft edition

She hasn’t let me read any of it yet. I’m imaging it’ll be like Twilight, but for an even younger audience… something about a little girl falling in love with a dark and brooding, painfully misunderstood, Cthulhu-like monster. I suspect it’ll make us all fabulously wealthy.

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On dead birds, big feet

I’d set out to write a really comprehensive piece about the thousands of dead birds and other animals that have been dying in heavy concentrations these past few days, but I can’t seem to do it. Maybe, deep down inside, I’m scared. Maybe I’m afraid that I’ll come to the conclusion that our planet has […]

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Lovecraft, and his insight into ancient evil (and Republicans)

I received an odd letter today from a former Ypsilantian who now finds himself living among the natives of Hawaii. He wanted to let me know about a quote that he’d stumbled across concerning Republicans. The piece, according to him, was penned in 1936, by none other than H.P. Lovecraft, the man behind Cthulhu (think […]

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