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Where strange fact and stranger fiction collide

Wilber Whatley was Lovecraft’s Author Avatar

  I pretty much summed up my thesis for this post in its title; Wilber Whatley was Lovecraft’s Author Avatar. There are three possible reactions to that statement. One: Gee … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · 7 Comments

7th Edition Call of Cthulhu Occupations: Part 1B The 1800’s

    My last post I introduced six new Call of Cthulhu occupations, for there 1800’s settings, the American west Down Darker trails and The Victorian Age Cthulhu by gaslight. … Continue reading

October 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

7th Edition Call of Cthulhu Occupations: Part 1A The 1800’s

    If you are a frequent visitor to DCotU, you know we love HP Lovecraft here, and to a lesser extent we like our roleplaying games. So, it is … Continue reading

October 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

HP Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos Timeline

    The idea of making a Lovecraft/Cthulhu Mythos time line came from my friend Derek M. Koch, and I would like to thank him for his suggestion. I know … Continue reading

October 10, 2018 · 2 Comments

The Difference Between Red Sonya and Red Sonja and why it is Important.

  Unless you are a pulp fiction expert or a comic book person you may not know that there is a difference between Red Sonya and Red Sonja. Maybe you … Continue reading

September 23, 2018 · 4 Comments

Fantastic Gazetteer Part I.

    Today we are going to talk about cities in the US that only exist in fiction. Since I am writing this, these cities are going to have a … Continue reading

August 31, 2018 · 3 Comments

Cthulhu Critters Part 5: Shoggoths.

  Shoggoths are the big bad of the Cthulhu Mythos. They are the toughest and most deadly creature that doesn’t take the name god in all of the stories. In … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cthulhu Critters Part:4 The Invisible Monster AKA The Horror at Martin’s Beach

  Tonight, we will explore a lesser known Cthulhu critter, the Horror at Martin’s Beach AKA The Invisible Monster. Unlike the entities in the other posts in this series, this … Continue reading

April 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cthulhu Critters Part 3: The Deep Ones Part 1.

  Of all the monster that he created, HP Lovecraft is probably most closely associated with the deep ones. These are bipedal fishmen, with an insatiable desire for human women, … Continue reading

March 23, 2018 · 1 Comment

Cuthlhu Critters Part 2: Nightgaunts

Today we care going to continue our exploration of beasties form the Cthulhu Mythos by discussing nightgaunts. These winged horrors are most often associated with the elder god Nodens, but … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · 4 Comments