h.p. lovecraft

HP Lovecraft as a Whitman's Sampler Copywriter

by meanlouise April 30, 2009 humor

I tweeted this yesterday. It’s still making me laugh. From McSweeney’s, “Selections from HP Lovecraft’s Brief Tenure as a Whitman’s Sampler Copywriter.” I can’t even pick a favorite, although I’m especially partial to this one: Toffee Nugget Few men dare ask the question “What is toffee, exactly?” All those who have investigated this substance are […]

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The Onion: "Lovecraftian School Board Member Wants Madness Added To Curriculum"

by meanlouise March 2, 2009 books + libraries

West’s previous failed proposals include requiring the high school band to perform the tuneless flute songs of the blind idiot god Azathoth and offering art students instruction in the carving of morbid and obscene fetishes from otherworldly media. Several parents attending the meeting were not impressed by West’s outburst. “Last month, he wanted us to […]

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