THE DEPRAVITY OF ETYMOLOGICAL SCAVENGER HUNTSRead More
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 […]Read More
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.Read More
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 […]Read More