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Lovecraftian Memories




Last I read any Lovecraft was decades ago.  One of those authors you read once then move on, never to visit again.  I liked the slow-burn absolute creepiness of his work that was both claustrophobic and epic at the same time. I remember reading an illustrated version of "The Dunwich Horror" by Mobius that was really more ridiculous than terrifying.  His work never translated well to other mediums unless you count "Ghostbusters" which used the comic possibilities of Lovecraft to good effect. Lovecraft is totally out of date and out of fashion now although he continues to be an influence on the genre on a very basic level.  

I ran across this hilarious video and all those Lovecraft tropes came back to me like distant relatives let loose from the asylum. Crazy weird, but ultimately harmless and funny.