H.P. Lovecraft

19 Movies That Were Canceled For Stupid Reasons

It’s important to remember that despite the numerous sophisticated ways we can now track a movie’s progress from inception to cinema release, there’s …

Movies

THE IRON HEEL (FOREWORD)

By: Jack London<br>January 12, 2018<p>This year marks the 110th anniversary of the publication of <i>The Iron Heel</i>, a dystopian Radium Age science-fiction novel …

Literature

Tolkien, Lovecraft, Rowling Inspire Names of Seven New Spider Species

I call him Anansi, the West African spider god (via shajinnambiar2000/Pixabay)<p>There is a generation of Lunas and Lorelais and Dexters and Liams, born …

Geek

Pawn and Prophecy: An Interview with Mike LePond

Symphony X bassist <b>Mike LePond</b> is gearing up to release his second album with his solo project, Silent Assassins, and it’s a beast of an album. <i>Pawn</i> …

Bass Guitar

Humblebraggarts Are the Worst (Science Says So)

Humblebraggarts. We all know (at least) one: that person who takes a woe-is-me tack to ostensibly "complain" about something when the real intent is …

George R.R. Martin

Here Are All The Biggest Video Games Releasing In 2018 (And Beyond)

2018 has finally arrived, and with it a year filled to the brim with amazing video games in every genre imaginable.<p>From the sprawling open world Western <i>Red Dead Redemption 2,</i> to the co-op dinosaur hunting <i>Monster Hunter World;</i> from major remakes like <i>Shadow of the Colossus</i> to brand new IPs like <i>Days</i> …

Mega Man

5 Classic Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Writers with Serious Dark Sides

<b>H. G. Wells Was a Eugenics Enthusiast with a Soft Spot for Stalin.</b><p>H. G. Wells was a real piece of work. Saying he had a dark side might be letting …

Culture

19 Chilly Winter Books to Read by a Roaring Fire

After yesterday’s “bomb cyclone” ravaged the east coast, many of you may be taking a welcomed snow day, settling down beneath the blankets with a mug …

Books

What Is An Alienist? The Title Of TNT's New Drama May Be Archaic, But The Job Still Exists Today

Given its title, you'd be forgiven if you assume, sight unseen, that TNT's new drama is about the search for extraterrestrial life. It might be a …

TV

Stuff We Love: Tales From the Cryptkeeper turned Scare-turday mornings into monster midnights

For some ‘90s kids, Saturday mornings were all magic and unicorns and rainbow vomit (not like that’s necessarily a bad thing). For others like the …

Bram Stoker

The Indie Games You Should Be Looking Out For in 2018

We're only skimming the year's bountiful harvest for independently developed games, but these are some of the most exciting that we know of so far.

Cowboy Bebop

24 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Add to Your January Reading List

The holidays are over, thank goodness, and pop culture is slowing coming back to life. Take advantage of these slower (and/or snowy, depending on …

Science Fiction

The D&D Beholder – Randomized!

I have a love for all that is weird and other in the D&D fantasy worlds we share. One of my favorite creatures from the Dungeons & Dragons mythos is …

RPGs

Editor's Letter - Rookie

Illustration by Allyssa Yohana.<p>Happy New Year, Rookies!<p>Before we get to this month’s theme: <i>Rookie on Love</i> comes out tomorrow! Our fifth book and the …

For Teens

Amplify: What’s the deal with New Year’s Resolutions?

<i>This is the weekly Amplify newsletter. If you're reading this on the web or someone forwarded this email newsletter to you, you can sign up for Amplify and all Globe newsletters</i> here<i>.</i><p>Feeling full?<p>If you're anything like me, the last week has basically been a buffet of big meals, holiday drinks and …

Check Out the Trailer For Horror-Comedy The Night Sitter Starring Elyse DuFour

Adam Wingard’s Godzilla vs King Kong Will Shoot in Georgia<p>Published<p>1 hour ago<p>on<p>January 1, 2018<p><i>“Let them fight.”</i><p>Michael Dougherty’s <i>Godzilla</i> sequel …

Movies

On Set For ‘The Shape Of Water’ Guillermo Del Toro “Bled” To Realize His Most Ambitious Project Yet

Guillermo del Toro is taking a breath. It probably feels like his first in 12 months. It is a hot summer’s day on the Lido in Venice, and his latest …

Filmmaking

Fhtagn! Revisit Neil Gaiman’s Cthulhu Tribute

As envisioned by H.P. Lovecraft, Cthulhu is a horrific godlike being from another world who slumbers beneath one of our oceans. Seen through Neil Gaiman’s eyes, however, he’s a much more approachable sort, found dictating his memoirs to old Whateley in the short story “I, Cthulhu.” First printed in …

Culture

Season's Screamings: The creepiest Christmas creatures & seasonal specters from fiction, and folklore

Ho, ho, h’oh god, no! Along with the jolly elves and perky gingerbread men, there are also monsters in Christmastime lore, and pop culture, that …

Christmas

Stuff We Love: It’s beginning to look a lot like Fishmen

Candy canes and silver lanes aglow are the last things you should expect in Innsmouth around this time of year. Think decrepit buildings, …

Flee

H.P. Moorecraft: On the Ending of Providence | The Comics Journal

The twelfth and final issue of Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows’s <i>Providence</i> came out in April 2017, over six months ago. Even though I think about the …

Popular Fiction

Study finds millennials consume almost half of all wine in the U.S.

America’s youth may have a drinking problem. A new study obtained by the Daily Dot from drug and alcohol rehab center the Florida House Experience …

Alcohol

Sean’s Best of 2017

When you look back on a year of games, it can give you some perspective on where the industry is going as a whole. For the most part, I have seen …

Board Games

The Dialogue: What Readers Said About Naming a Nightclub After H.P. Lovecraft, a Dead Racist

<i>Last week,</i> WW <i>reported on wweek.com that a co-owner of the Lovecraft Bar, an LGBTQ-centric goth nightclub in the Central Eastside, was resigning after</i> …

Oregon

Class of 2018

Pictured above is our top pick of artists and writers whose works will, on 1st January 2018, enter the public domain in many countries around the …

Literature

The indie games of 2018 we're most excited about

If you thought 2017 was a good year for indie games (we certainly did, our overall GOTY was one) just wait till you see what 2018 has in store. This …

PC Gaming

There is No Lawful Order

Should the US military launch nuclear weapons, if Donald Trump orders a first strike?<p>No.<p>Now, let’s flesh out that answer a bit. The premise of the …

War

17 Best Video Games To Buy Your Gamers For Christmas

Do you know someone who would like a video game for Christmas, but you have no idea what to buy? Here’s some help.<p>There are a lot of game choices out …

Conservative View

Less would have been more in over-the-top 'The Thousand Faces of Dunjia'

H.P. Lovecraft meets the Three Stooges (by way of “Men in Black”) courtesy of “The Thousand Faces of Dunjia,” an insanely over-the-top live-action cartoon of a sci-fi-fantasy martial arts adventure.<p>The Chinese import, set in a non-specific place in time, concerns the efforts of the supernaturally …

Quentin Tarantino

13 Unexpectedly Creepy Books That Will Keep You Up All Night Long

When you sit down with the book <i>It</i> or <i>The Shining</i> or <i>The Haunting of Hill House,</i> you more or less know what you're getting yourself into. You understand …

Books