April 19, 2014

The horror

"It's interesting — perhaps even humorous — to note that "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" was not inspired by fears of miscegenation, but by Lovecraft's own discovery that his great-grandmother was... Welsh."

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3 Comments:

Blogger The Sum of All Monkeys said...

So a lack of dentistry is the true horror from beyond the stars?

Makes sense.

April 19, 2014 at 12:32 AM  
Blogger The Other Front said...

I have a molar that probably is an eldritch abomination.

April 19, 2014 at 8:56 AM  
Blogger Laird of Madrona said...

I think that guy was really, really, depressed. See The Tomb, the first story he published.

April 20, 2014 at 11:22 AM  

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