The Atheism & Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft



This Halloween, we’ll be discussing the life and work of the great horror author, H.P. Lovecraft.

Lovecraft’s atheism 00:00 – 07:38

Biographical details 07:39 – 12:50

Lovecraft’s reanimation and influence on culture 12:51 – 18:02

Lovecraft and the unknown 18:03 – 20:22

Forbidden knowledge and a New Dark Age 20:23 – 26:14

Fast zombies 26:15 – 27:27

More on the Lovecraftian mythos 27:28 – 29:13

Lovecraft’s writing style 29:14 – 38:54

Lovecraft’s racism 38:55 – 43:19

The Old Church Lady and art 43:20 – 45:46

Horror and its critics 45:47 – 48:20

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FREE LOVECRAFT AUDIOBOOKS

Dagon

The Rats in the Walls

The Shadow Out Of Time

The Shadow Over Innsmouth

At the Mountains of Madness

The Call of Cthulhu

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MORE LOVECRAFT PODCASTS

Chapo Trap House on Lovecraft [YouTube]

Lovecraft Literary Podcast [HP Podcraft]

Patton Oswalt [HP Podcraft]

Patton Oswalt with Chapo Trap House [Patreon]

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READINGS ABOUT LOVECRAFT

hplovecraft.com

Emma Stefansky – Primer on the works of HP Lovecraft [Polygon]

HP Lovecraft’s 125th Birthday [The Atlantic]

Nnedi Okorafor – Lovecraft Award [blogspot]

Criticism of Lovecraft’s Writing Style [The Guardian]  

Criticism/Praise for Lovecraft [The Guardian]

The Philosophy of Horror – Noel Carroll [PhilPapers]

Against Religion – HP Lovecraft [Amazon]

The Portable Atheist – Christopher Hitchens [Amazon] 

Complete List of Lovecraft’s Short Stories [hplovecraft]

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