It’s a special edition of the House of Gozer Podcast this week as we celebrate the life and work of one of the most prolific authors in American history, the father of Cthulhu mythos, H.P.Lovecraft. Is there such a thing as too much fan love? This may prove it. Join us for tentacles, vocabulary, History, and things that cannot be explained as well as “The Big Thing” all this week in The House of Gozer.
Winfield, Susan and Howard Phillips Lovecraft 1891
Howard Phillips Lovecraft 1892
Lovecraft at age 6. 1901
Lovecraft at age 29 1919.
1919 in front of his home at 598 Angel Street with good friend Rheinhart Kleiner.
1921 Rheinhart Kleiner, Sonia Haft Greene, and Lovecraft.
1931 Lovecraft and Frank Belnap Long.
Lovecraft’s Grave Marker.
The Deep Ones
The Rats in The Walls
The Colour Out of Space
The Mi-Go of the Whisper in Darkness
The Thing on the Doorstep
The City of the Elder Things from At The Mountains of Madness
The Elder Thing
The Elder Thing
First Novel of Lovecraft’s stories thanks to August Derlith.
Lovecraft’s Library of America novel.
The Shadow out of Time
Re-Animator – Based on the Lovecraft Story – Hurbert West: Reanimator
From Beyond is based on the short story by Lovecraft. Although it takes a lot of liberties it’s a fun ride.
The Resurrected Aka Scatterbrain is a faithful adaption that few people know about.
Scene from The Ressurected
Dreams in The Witchouse was Stuart Gordon’s forth Lovecraft Adaption and it remains very true to the original story.
A scene from Dreams in the Witchouse.
Die Farbe is a german adaption of The Colour out of Space.
Scene from Die Farbe.
In 2005 The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society amazed Lovecraft fans’ worldwide with this silent movie adaption of The Call of Cthulhu. Directed by Andrew Leman.
A scene from The Call of Ctlhulhu
They Did it again in 2011 with The Whisper in Darkness. Amazing Movie and a love letter to Lovecraft fans everywhere. Directed by Sean Branney.
The dreaded Mi-Go in a scene from The Whisperer in Darkness.
Dagon is an adaptation of The Shadow Over Innsmouth. It’s takes a few risks but remains very loyal to Lovecraft’s unique vision.
Scene from Dagon.
The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society also does Radio play adaptions of Lovecraft’s stories that are some of the best ever done.
Out of the Aeons Vol 1. Music for the Lovecraft fan. Truly something not to be missed.
Alan Moore’s Necronomicon
I took a pic of the street sign a block down from 454 Angel Street.
This is me, (Christian) raising a cup of coffee, Lovecraft’s favorite beverage, across the street from 454 Angel street, Lovecrafts first home which is now a Starbucks.
This is the picture my good friend Donna took of the Fleur de lys House in Providence as is mentioned in The Call of Ctluhlu. She got it while hanging out of the vehicle.
This is the house from a better view.
Memorial Plaque for Lovecraft.
This is a life size statue that is in Guillermo Del Toro’s Bleak House. No wonder the guy does such great work.
Lovecraft’s Fiction in Order
The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society. If you are a Lovecraft fan, this is heaven.
Great Podcast for Lovecraft.
Out of the Aeons Vol 1. Music for a Dark Age.
Dreams in the Witch House: A Rock Opera
A tour of Del Toro’s Bleak House