Called by Cthulhu

I went for a run in a strange city, got lost, and stumbled upon the only landmark in the whole city that I knew. It was as though some unseen force had drawn me there. This is the Fleur-de-Lys Studios featured in H. P. Lovecraft’s most famous story ‘The Call of Cthulhu’, and as you … Continue reading

Lovecraftian terrors

Late last year, I joined a bunch of other Lovecraftian fan at NYC’s annual Lovecraft Festival, Arkham Asylum. A handful of actors narrated his stories with extreme levels of panic and creepiness, inside a darkened church. This is undoubtedly the best way to immerse oneself in his terrible tales. Everything feels so much more real … Continue reading

Cthulhu pizza

On New Year’s Eve, I visited old friends in a really old cottage in Biddenden, UK.  We walked the English countryside, played German board games, wore Star Wars onesies, drank Belgian beer, and generally mucked about aplenty.  We also took turns cooking, which gave me the chance to summon the meal that I’d practised once … Continue reading