The Folio Society, who produce gorgeous special editions of books, have just released details and a video of a new edition of H.P. Lovecraft's The Call of Cthulhu.
The edition also includes a preface by Alan Moore who describes the “unease and abhorrence” he felt about Lovecraft’s politics and prejudices, along with his dislike of Lovecraft's prose “burdening each clause with adjectives and archaisms, far too fond of indescribability.” All very valid criticisms but Moore goes on to describe Lovecraft as “One of the twentieth century’s most radical experimental writers” ... “magnificently visionary” adding “I envy your exquisite nightmares.”
The perfect accessory for every dream home in R'lyeh!
Spotted on a construction site in London yesterday - I shall be very disappointed if the completed building does not include a portal to a Hell dimension...
This is so Cyberpunk: billionaires in Silicon Valley would rather cure death than make life worth living!
Boffins discover dead cockroaches make the best fridge magnets. Wait, you got a research grant for that?
A few months ago I was having a rant about the squalid state of the loos on Greater Anglia trains and said they were worse than Albanian trains, which at least had running water even if you did have to use goats as hand-dryers. Now illustrator Hotten Cross (geddit - motto "reimagining your commute so you don't have to") has drawn a cartoon based on my tweet. Small sheep would also work.
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