In addition to his famous classics of horror and science fiction, H.P. Lovecraft wrote tens of thousands of fascinating letters. In each episode Sean Branney and Andrew Leman of the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society read one of those letters and then discuss it.
The H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast has been creating podcasts and audio productions since 2009! Each week, hosts Chad Fifer and Chris Lackey discuss a piece of weird fiction. Our 120 initial shows on the works of H.P. Lovecraft are all FREE, and we continue to produce shows on the new podcast, Strange Studies of Strange Studies found on PATREON!
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HOWARD PHILLIPS LOVECRAFT (1890-1937) nació en Providence, Rhode Island. En sus escritos aborda lo misterioso, incomprensible y que esta más allá de lo que puede entender nuestra razón, lo "sobrenatural". H.P. Lovecraft es uno de los autores que sobresalen en los cuentos de horror, con un mundo salido y creado por su inconsciente lleno de pesadillas y horrores.
We explore a feisty letter from HPL to Frank Belknap Long. It's part of a recent acquisition of Lovecraft letters donated to the John Hay Library at Brown. Sean & Andrew visit the Hay for a chat with HPL's personal librarian: Heather Cole.
In which Sean and Andrew record a live show at NecronomiCon Providence. There they read an exchange of letters published in the newspaper between a local astronomy enthusiast and the astronomically inclined HPL. Hilarity ensues.
In which HPL writes young Donald Wandrei and opines about man's place in the vastness of the cosmos. Sean and Andrew discuss the Webb telescope and the history of man's understanding of the universe.
In which HPL writes his Aunt Lillian a diary letter describing a month of his life while living with Sonia in New York. He recounts two outings to Elizabeth, New Jersey and numerous excursions with his New York pals. Bleep Warning: this episode contains three instances of the word we bleep. https://www.hplhs.org/voluminous74.php…
In which publisher E. Haldeman-Julius writes ABOUT a letter from H.P. Lovecraft in which HPL provided lists of his favorite and least favorite people in history. Hear HPL celebrate Epicurus and Remy de Gourmont while he bags on T.S. Eliot and Jesus.
We're joined for a discussion of strange stories by a very special guest, legendary author Ramsey Campbell!Bởi HPPodcraft
We're giving the treatment to Child's Play by Villy Sorensen, the first selection from Fine Frights: Stories that Scared Me, edited by Ramsey Campbell.Bởi HPPodcraft
In which HPL writes to J. Vernon Shea about his wonderful new flat at 66 College Street. He also talks about Nazis and movies which leads Sean and Andrew to discuss the Hays Code in motion pictures, Elvis and much more.
In which HPL vigorously engages with fellow author Robert E. Howard regarding barbarism, civilization, the Wild West and European nations invading neighboring countries.
In which HPL writes to his "grandson" Frank Belknap Long of his explorations of never-before-seen neighborhoods of old colonial Providence, including Federal Hill with its many Italian immigrants. We are proud to bring you the complete version of this letter which has previously only been published as a very brief excerpt! Be sure to visit the web …
HPL's correspondence with his amateur press buddy Edward H. Cole is revealed through six letters. Spanning decades, the letters explore art criticism, colonial architecture, condolences, and even a letter to a six month old baby!
We're welcoming the werewolves of Weird Tales with 1925's The Werewolf of Ponkert!Bởi HPPodcraft
We're stepping over the threshold of 2022 and having a drink with The Master of Rampling Gate by Anne Rice!Bởi HPPodcraft
In which HPL writes his friend Samuel Loveman of goings on in the amateur press world and then recounts his visits to witch-haunted Salem and Newburyport - the inspiration for Innsmouth!
In which HPL discusses James F. Morton's plan to write detective stories about mineralogists and in which a "dickybird" stamp goes missing from an envelope. Detective hijinks abound in this lighthearted letter.
Join us as we march into the strange world of Nutcracker and Mouse-King by E.T.A. Hoffman!Bởi HPPodcraft
In which Lovecraft writes to Bernard Austin Dwyer and recalls his difficult days living in Red Hook, New York two years before. Life in a rough and diverse neighborhood taxed him sorely. Fittingly, we cover Morton's "The Curse of Race Prejudice" too.
We're shrieking into a month of SCARY FAIRIES with Concerning Corinna by James Branch Cabell, and we're joined by special guest Ken Hite!Bởi HPPodcraft
The Colossus was written, directed, and scored by Chad Fifer, with additional audio production by Erik Peabody of Viking Guitar Productions and is based on the short story "The Colossus of Ylourgne" by Clark Ashton Smith.Bởi HPPodcraft
Join us as we finish up our conversation with writer/director Jeremy Dyson on Robert Aickman's story The Hospice!Bởi The H. P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast
We are thrilled to be joined by writer/director Jeremy Dyson to discuss the brilliant author Robert Aickman and his story The Hospice.Bởi The H. P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast
In which HPL prepares for a trip to DeLand, Florida to visit his young correspondent Robert H. Barlow. HPL offers travel tips, thoughts on mental health, and a robust breakdown of the latest issue of Weird Tales in preparation for his trip to visit his young friend.
In which HPL sends a bunch of postcards to his aunts while on a visit with Vrest Orton in Vermont. HPL rhapsodizes about the glorious scenery and survival of old New England. And he gets a few ideas for a story that will take place in Vermont...
Patton Oswalt returns to help us size up the Michael Shea classic FAT FACE!Bởi The H. P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast
We're here to lull you into some NIGHTMARES with E.T.A. Hoffmann's weird classic The Sandman!Bởi The H. P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast
A letter from June 24, 1933, in which HPL writes his old friend Alfred Galpin, sharing his joy about his new digs at 66 College Street and many other thoughts. Galpin was a composer, and music abounds in this episode. Be sure to check the web page for a re-creation of the 1933 Spring Festival of Music! And we are most proud to present a newly orche…
Our month of creature creators begins with The Monster Maker by Ray Bradbury!Bởi The H. P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast
A pair of letters in which HPL writes to his New Orleans friend E. Hoffman Price and discusses some of his favorite things: writing weird fiction, playing with kittens, and the unplumbed allure of East Indian curry!
We didn't ghost ya - YET! We're back with The Shadow by Edith Nesbit!Bởi The H. P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast
In which HPL writes to Frank Belknap Long and, as usual, discusses a great many topics including cheese. And in which Sean & Andrew tell the tale of the acquisition of HPL's letters to FBL by Brown University.
A month of sword-and-sorcery stories kicks off with Clark Ashton Smith's Empire of the Necromancers!Bởi The H. P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast