THE DEPRAVITY OF ETYMOLOGICAL SCAVENGER HUNTS by Colin James

THE DEPRAVITY OF ETYMOLOGICAL SCAVENGER HUNTS

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H. P. Lovecraft – Top 5 Facts

H. P. Lovecraft

1 A Lot of Things You Love Were Influenced By Lovecraft HP Lovecraft is one of those writers that’s so influential that they’re almost ubiquitous, which is just pretentious-jerk speak for “you’re totally familiar with his works, even if you’re not familiar with the guy.” For example, you’ve hard of Batman, right? If so, you […]

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10 Gifts for your Lovecraft-Obsessed Friend/Relation

That time of year is fast approaching and you’re in one of these two tricky situations (otherwise, why are you here?):

a. your friend or relation is Lovecraft-obsessed. You know nothing or very little about this man who has something to do with a squid. You need to know what to buy said friend/relation.

b. your friends/relations think that you actually want socks for the holidays (a note to my friends/relations – I always want socks). You need a wishlist which you can send out to avoid this.

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John Bellairs and Edward Gorey

The Eyes of the Killer Robot was published in 1986 by Dial Books for Young Readers.

John Bellairs was an author of young adult books with spooky settings and (Edward) Gorey covers. A Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Bellairs graduated Magna cum Laude and moved to Chicago whereupon he shortly earned a Masters in English from The University of Chicago. In 1963 John began a career of teaching, first in Winona, Minnesota at the College […]

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