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is fhtagn awesome. I wake R’lyeh’vry morning grotesquely hoping for a new installment.

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Listening to the HP Lovecraft Literary Podcast is like listening to happiness.

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929 Ratings
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853
38
14
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13

This podcast

By Garbledicker - Oct 10 2018
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is fhtagn awesome. I wake R’lyeh’vry morning grotesquely hoping for a new installment.

This is the best thing ever

By Letheasce - Sep 18 2018
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Listening to the HP Lovecraft Literary Podcast is like listening to happiness.

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Episode 42 – The Call of Cthulhu – Part 1

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Please join us and guest Andrew Leman as we behold The Horror in Clay!

Once again, thanks to Reber Clark for contributing this week’s music!

Next Week: Part 2 in our Call of Cthulhu coverage – The Tale of Inspector Legrasse!

May 12 2010

34mins

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Episode 116 – The Haunter of the Dark – Part 1

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The Haunter of the Dark.

Robert Bloch at the World Fantasy Convention in 1975.

Here is the church that the story was based on!

Arkham Witch!

Tour de Lovecraft!

Jun 21 2012

41mins

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Episode 458 – The Pool

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Patton Oswalt is back to talk Michael Shea in the summer party classic The Pool!

Warning: some language and themes not appropriate for younger listeners.

Don’t forget to pick up your copies of The Ghost Box and The Ghost Box II from Hingston and Olsen! You deserve it!

Can’t get an affordable copy of Copping Squid? Check out Demiurge: The Complete Cthulhu Mythos Tales of Michael Shea!

Next up this month: On the Slab by Harlan Ellison

Jul 07 2019

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Episode 402 – Tsathoggua

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We’re covering Tsathoggua by Michael Shea with special guest PATTON OSWALT!

It’s a super-sized, hour-long FREE episode including the vocal stylings of Andrew Leman!

WE ARE NOW ON PATREON! Please join our team to expand and continue the show. Existing subscribers: when you sign up on Patreon, we will take care of closing your existing account. It’s easy!

SIGN UP TODAY!

May 04 2018

54mins

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Episode 3 – Dagon

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Jul 23 2009

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Episode 104 – The Shadow Out of Time – Part 1

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Join us as we ‘cast a Shadow Out of Time!

  • Check out the HPLHS radio adaptation of this story, starring today’s reader, Andrew Leman.
  • Thanks to musician Reber Clark for providing background trax – you can see his film Lovecraft Paragraphs in full here, or buy any of his great music here.
  • The song excerpt in the opening is Shadow by The Primitives. The closing song excerpt is from Lazer Gun by The Human Aftertaste.
  • Check out this article on the discovery of the SOOT manuscript.
  • Or this one, on zombie ants!
  • Or this one, on how your cat is driving you crazy!

Don’t forget to donate so we can release those sweet full story readings of The Hound and The Temple! THEY WANT TO BE FREE!

Feb 23 2012

31mins

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Reading 11 – The Yellow Wallpaper

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Get creepy! It’s a full-length reading of The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, featuring Heather Klinke!

Music and production by Chad Fifer. Thanks to everybody who contributed to make this production possible!

Jun 30 2017

39mins

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Episode 77 – At the Mountains of Madness – Part 1

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Don’t heed the warnings – join us as we gear up on our expedition into the MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS!

Crew leaders include reader Joe Fria and musician Reber Clark!

May 19 2011

32mins

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Episode 301 – The Gateway of the Monster

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This week we delve into the world of Carnacki: The Ghost Finder with The Gateway of the Monster by William Hope Hodgson!

Our lovely reader, Jon Hancock, brings the story to life in beautiful and terrifying ways.

Apr 07 2016

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Episode 65 – The Dunwich Horror – Part 1

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Stop eating all that Manwich, and take a bite out of Dunwich!

We’re joined by Lovecraft scholar and foxy Christian Atheist Robert M. Price!

You just won’t believe the vocal stylings of one Andrew Leman!

Next week: MORE DUNWICH HORROR!

Jan 13 2011

32mins

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Episode 44 – The Call of Cthulhu – Part 3

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The end is nigh! It’s The Madness from the Sea!

Join us and guest/reader Andrew Leman as we conclude our shocking expose on The Call of Cthulhu!

Featuring the gargantuan talent of musician Reber Clark!

Dig on some Futurism (and Fifer’s favorite painter, Umberto Boccioni).

LOOK OUT! IT’S A SUNFISH!

NEXT WEEK: A Call of Cthulhu wrap-up with none other than Lovecraft scholar S.T. Joshi.

May 27 2010

32mins

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Episode 30 – The Lurking Fear

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Let’s all go for a lurk! It’s The Lurking Fear!

Special thanks to reader Paul Maclean!

Next week: The Rats in the Walls!

Feb 12 2010

42mins

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Episode 43 – The Call of Cthulhu – Part 2

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Join us as we cover The Call of Cthulhu’s harrowing second chapter, The Tale of Inspector Legrasse.

Featuring special guest Andrew Leman and even more musical goodness from Reber Clark!

Want to check out some hideous architecture? Try Fleur-de-lys.

May 20 2010

37mins

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Episode 366 – The Events at Poroth Farm – Part 1

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We’re winding up the summer with the T.E.D. Klein novella The Events at Poroth Farm – get into it!

Special thanks to our awesome guest, Ken Hite! Please check out and support his Kickstarter for Tour de Lovecraft: The Destinations!

Who was that reader? Why that was none other than Andrew Staton! Check him out in Clowntown!

We’ll be back next week with more Poroth Farm – subscribe and tune in!

Aug 05 2017

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Episode 31 – The Rats in the Walls, Part 1

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This week’s podcast is part 1 of 2. And both parts feature none other than Kenneth Hite and Andrew Leman!

So good for you.

Feb 18 2010

29mins

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Episode 117 – The Haunter of the Dark – Part 2

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We conclude our coverage of The Haunter of the Dark, as well as our coverage of Lovecraft’s stories.

This momentous episode is brought to you by The Muse of the Monstrous and Other Tales, a new collection of horror fiction by Stephen Jankiewicz.

Special thanks to Andrew Leman for all of his contributions over the past few years as well as this outstanding reading!

Like that opening jam? Check out Zeitgeist Zero!

And here’s Robert E. Howard’s biopic, The Whole Wide World.

Photo by Will Hart

Jun 28 2012

32mins

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Episode 378 – All Hallows

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We kick off a week of Walter de la Mare with All Hallows – tune in!

Don’t forget to grab your Cthulhu Christmas Cards at Kickstarter!

Special thanks to Wesley Slover for music from his album Impressions of the Miskatonic!

EXTRA special thanks to our reader, Rachel Lackey – check out Rachel Watches Star Trek!

Next week: Out of the Deep

Nov 03 2017

32mins

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Reading 9 – Pickman’s Model

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We interrupt our normal Wuthering Heights service to bring you PICKMAN’S MODEL!

This reading was recorded and performed by the amazing Greig Johnson – please visit his hilarious YouTubes page!

And remember, he’s the cat who brought you The Ordeal of Randolph Carter & From Beyond the Beyond (with some dude named Lackey).

Music and production by Chad Fifer. Thanks to everybody who contributed to make this production possible!

We’ll be back next week with moor Heathcliff and Cathy!

Jul 21 2016

30mins

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Episode 99 – The Thing on the Doorstep – Part 1

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It’s The Thing on the Doorstep!

Sponsored by Miskatonic Books

Thanks to guest Michael Reaves – read his blog here, check out his film and TV work here & dig on the books here.

Fred Cross – you’ve brought us this far… can you close it out next week?

Jan 12 2012

32mins

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Episode 414 – From the Dead

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We’re kicking off our month of Weird Women with From the Dead by Edith Nesbit!

Special thanks to reader Rachel Lackey – check her out on Rachel Watches Star Trek!

Next up: The Eyes by Edith Wharton

Aug 03 2018

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Episode 478 – The Phantom of the Opera – Part 1

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ANGELS!!! We are so happy to be here with you over the holiday season and hope you’ll enjoy The Phantom of the Opera with us. Although Fifer prefers this translation. We borrowed from both the translations throughout – most of the readings are from the Penguin edition.

EXTRA special thanks to our reader Jaime Andrews!

This is the Greg Hildebrandt Phantom of the Opera that we referenced!

Next up: More PHANTOM!

Dec 10 2019

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Episode 474 – The Pit and the Pendulum

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Episode 474 – The Pit and the Pendulum

We’re kicking off POEVEMBER with Mr. EAP’s classic The Pit and the Pendulum!

Check out A Potted History of Cthulhu Games from Auroch Digital – an episode of the How to Make a Game podcast!

Special thanks to our fantabulous reader – Eric Curtis Johnson!

Next up: Metzengerstein 

Nov 08 2019

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Episode 470 – The Jar

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We’re hitting Halloween season with a journey through The October Country by Ray Bradbury, starting with The Jar!

Check out this week’s sponsor Repairer of Reputations – specifically their new record Innsport ’86– featured on this week’s show! And for October only, check out their album of horror music covers – The October Country!

Special thanks to reader Levi Nunez – do NOT miss his new Loot the Body music video inspired by Robert E. Howard’s famous Conan story – The Tower of the Elephant!

Next week: Skeleton 

Oct 05 2019

30mins

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Episode 466 – The Battery

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Patton Oswalt returns to help us connect with the Michael Shea story The Battery!

Warning: some language and themes not appropriate for younger listeners.

Can’t get an affordable copy of Copping Squid? Check out Demiurge: The Complete Cthulhu Mythos Tales of Michael Shea!

Next up: The Loved Dead by C.M. Eddy and H.P. Lovecraft!

Sep 07 2019

32mins

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Episode 462 – The Invisible Man – Part 1

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We’re back at long last! It’s The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells!

Audio will improve throughout the month…

Thanks to reader Greig Johnson. Listen to Dr. Snake and the Snake Doctors!

AND MEET US AT NECRONOMICON! We have a live show on Saturday at Noon, and then a party at 8:30 PM the same night! GET INTO IT!

Aug 16 2019

34mins

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Episode 458 – The Pool

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Patton Oswalt is back to talk Michael Shea in the summer party classic The Pool!

Warning: some language and themes not appropriate for younger listeners.

Don’t forget to pick up your copies of The Ghost Box and The Ghost Box II from Hingston and Olsen! You deserve it!

Can’t get an affordable copy of Copping Squid? Check out Demiurge: The Complete Cthulhu Mythos Tales of Michael Shea!

Next up this month: On the Slab by Harlan Ellison

Jul 07 2019

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Episode 454 – The Screwfly Solution

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Listen in as we discuss The Screwfly Solution by Raccoona Sheldon!

Special thanks to our reader Heather Klinke!

This author is actually Alice B. Sheldon, also known as James Tiptree, Jr. Check out her story on NPR.

Attack of the Crab Monsters by Lawrence Raab.

Cute Aggression! 

Jun 10 2019

35mins

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Episode 450 – Nemo Me Impune Lacessit

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Patton Oswalt joins us once again to discuss the Michael Shea porno-revenge tale Nemo Me Impune Lacessit!

Warning: some language and themes not appropriate for younger listeners.

Can’t get an affordable copy of Copping Squid? Check out Demiurge: The Complete Cthulhu Mythos Tales of Michael Shea!

Next Up: The Novel of the White Powder

May 04 2019

34mins

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Episode 446 – In Amundsen’s Tent

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Join us as we take a peek In Amundsen’s Tent by John Martin Leahy!

Special thanks to our reader, Edward E. French. Listen to a full reading of this story on his YouTube page: Fiction Fantastique!

Don’t forget to pick up the Merkabah Rider books by Edward M. Erdelac – available in print or ebook!

Here’s that Bob Gay analysis of this story on Famous (and Forgotten) Fiction!

And tune into BBC America tonight to watch the Lackeys host a Spock-a-Thon!

Next up: The Bells of Oceana

Apr 05 2019

33mins

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Episode 442 – A Rose for Emily

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Join us as we chat about William Faulkner’s classic story A Rose for Emily!

Special thanks to our reader K.J. Middlebrooks!

Next up: The House of Sounds by M.P. Shiel

Mar 12 2019

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Episode 438 – The Canal

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Episode 438 – The Canal

We’re kicking off Creature Feature February with vampire tale The Canal by Everil Worrell!

Special thanks to our excellent reader Kari Goetz!

PLEASE don’t read versions of this story online, because they’ve all been man-edited by absolute D-BAG August Derleth.

Next up: The Kill by Peter Fleming

Feb 10 2019

36mins

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Episode 434 – The Night Wire

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Join us as we decode the mysterious transmissions of The Night Wire by H.F. Arnold!

Special thanks to our reader Andrew Leman! Check out all the new offerings at The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society.

Next up: The Graveyard Rats by Henry Kuttner

Jan 03 2019

32mins

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Episode 430 – Between the Lights

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We’re kicking off GHOULTIDE with Between the Lights by E.F. Benson!

And we’re joined by special guest Kenneth Hite!

Do not forget to grab a copy of ACHTUNG! CTHULHU TACTICS!

Our reader is the excellent artist Edward N.B.! Check him out on Twitter and Instagram!

Next up: The Kit-Bag by Algernon Blackwood

Dec 07 2018

33mins

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Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics – Now Available Everywhere

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ACHTUNG! CTHULHU TACTICS

Based on the table-top game from Modiphius Entertainment, Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is a turn-based strategy game pitting players against a rogues’ gallery of Lovecraftian beings controlled by the Third Reich.

Take the reigns of Charlie Company, an elite band of allied forces sent in to foil the Nazi plans and turn the tide of war.

Developed by Auroch Digital, Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is available now on PC , Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Find it on Steam and console stores today.

Nov 23 2018

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Episode 426 – Hop-Frog

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POEVEMBER kicks off with the Edgar Allan Poe classic Hop-Frog!

Buy A Deep Horror That Was Very Nearly Awe by J.R. Hamantaschen now!

Special thanks to our reader, Bruce Green!

Next week: The Cask of Amontillado

Nov 03 2018

31mins

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Episode 422 – Strange Eons – Part 1

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BLOCKTOBERFEST kicks off with Strange Eons by Robert Bloch!

Check out The Night Ocean by Repairer of Reputations – selections featured in this show.

Special thanks to reader Andrew Leman!

We’ll be back next week with more Strange Eons!

Oct 06 2018

36mins

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Episode 418 – Copping Squid

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Hey, you guys party? Cool – check it out: This ticket booth worker wants to talk Michael Shea’s Copping Squid. And it’s totally Patton Oswalt!

Wait wait don’t hit it yet. Listen to this: OUR READER IS K.J. MIDDLEBROOKS!

Next up: A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

What? I’m way too squidded out to hear a title like that man.

Sep 08 2018

31mins

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Episode 414 – From the Dead

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We’re kicking off our month of Weird Women with From the Dead by Edith Nesbit!

Special thanks to reader Rachel Lackey – check her out on Rachel Watches Star Trek!

Next up: The Eyes by Edith Wharton

Aug 03 2018

33mins

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Episode 410 – Dagoniad

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Actor/comedian Patton Oswalt is back again to discuss Michael Shea’s DAGONIAD! OH YEAH!

Special thanks to reader Heather Klinke!

Featuring an excerpt by reader Andrew Leman from our third episode: Dagon!

Check out Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film!

Next up: An Account Of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street by Sheridan Le Fanu!

Jul 08 2018

42mins

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Episode 406 – Mimic

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We’re back covering Mimic by Donald A. Wollheim!

Special thanks to reader Greig Johnson!

Next up: The Vegetable Man by Luigi Ugolini.

Jun 09 2018

30mins

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