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The H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast

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Episode 42 – The Call of Cthulhu – Part 1

Episode 42 – The Call of Cthulhu – Part 1 Listen on Patreon 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!

34mins

12 May 2010

Rank #1

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Episode 116 – The Haunter of the Dark – Part 1

Episode 116 – The Haunter of the Dark – Part 1 Listen on Patreon 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!

41mins

21 Jun 2012

Rank #2

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Episode 137 – The Masque of the Red Death

Episode 137 – The Masque of the Red Death Listen on Patreon Have a listen to our live coverage of  The Masque of the Red Death! Or heck – actually watch it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaOC1Gx6pNQ Special thanks to Mike Davis from the Lovecraft eZine for including us on his weekly video chats and introducing us to Google Hangouts. Subscribe now to hear our coverage of The Fall of the House of Usher!

41mins

6 Dec 2012

Rank #3

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Episode 3 – Dagon

Episode 3 – Dagon Listen on Patreon Andrew Leman of the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society joins our podcast this week, reading excerpts from this week’s tale. He’s awesome! Check out Kenneth Hite’s great book Tour De Lovecraft. It’s amazing. Crazy cool infomercial Elder Sign. Scary Squid Story still freaks me out. Jeffrey Combs IS Edgar Allen Poe. Next week: Polaris

33mins

23 Jul 2009

Rank #4

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Episode 66 – The Dunwich Horror – Part 2

Episode 66 – The Dunwich Horror – Part 2 Listen on Patreon Once again, the Lovecrafting firm of Leman & Price* represent us as we take on the creepies and crawlies of The Dunwich Horror! Mmm… great Dunwich. *That’s Andrew Leman and Robert M. Price.

27mins

20 Jan 2011

Rank #5

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Episode 402 – Tsathoggua

Episode 402 – Tsathoggua Listen on Patreon 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!

54mins

4 May 2018

Rank #6

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Episode 43 – The Call of Cthulhu – Part 2

Episode 43 – The Call of Cthulhu – Part 2 Listen on Patreon 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.

37mins

20 May 2010

Rank #7

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Episode 301 – The Gateway of the Monster

Episode 301 – The Gateway of the Monster Listen on Patreon 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.

33mins

7 Apr 2016

Rank #8

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Episode 44 – The Call of Cthulhu – Part 3

Episode 44 – The Call of Cthulhu – Part 3 Listen on Patreon 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.

32mins

27 May 2010

Rank #9

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Episode 122 – The Repairer of Reputations – Part 2

Episode 122 – The Repairer of Reputations – Part 2 Listen on Patreon Come! Join us and be part of the American Dynasty as we return to Robert W. Chamber’s story The Repairer of Reputations from his book, The King in Yellow! Also check out Chris’s cool graphic novel Kickstarter project, Transreality! Thanks to our reader, J.P. Moore! Next week, we stick with Chambers and The King in Yellow, but move on to The Yellow Sign!

30mins

16 Aug 2012

Rank #10

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Episode 121 – The Repairer of Reputations – Part 1

Episode 121 – The Repairer of Reputations – Part 1 Listen on Patreon Welcome to the inaugural episode of the HPLLP Premium Feed! Holy cow, it’s hot! Thanks to reader J.P. Moore! Next week: Part 2 of The Repairer of Reputations!

31mins

8 Aug 2012

Rank #11

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Episode 117 – The Haunter of the Dark – Part 2

Episode 117 – The Haunter of the Dark – Part 2 Listen on Patreon 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

32mins

28 Jun 2012

Rank #12

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Episode 77 – At the Mountains of Madness – Part 1

Episode 77 – At the Mountains of Madness – Part 1 Listen on Patreon 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!

32mins

19 May 2011

Rank #13

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Episode 211 – In the Abyss

Episode 211 – In the Abyss Listen on Patreon Creatures from the Black La-June kicks off with In the Abyss by H.G. Wells! Support the Kickstarter for Warpo’s Legends of Cthulhu toys! Check out the site and remember – if you support at the Spawn Summoning level and then email Warpo with code HPPODCRAFT, you’ll get a special gift! The documentary on James Cameron’s deep sea dive will be out this August – Deepsea Challenge! This Thursday, the fishiness continues for subscribers with The Harbour-Master by Robert W. Chambers – tune in!

33mins

9 Jun 2014

Rank #14

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Reading 9 – Pickman’s Model

Reading 9 – Pickman’s Model Listen on Patreon 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!

30mins

21 Jul 2016

Rank #15

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Episode 67 – The Dunwich Horror – Part 3

Episode 67 – The Dunwich Horror – Part 3 Listen on Patreon Lackey phones in from a deep, shadowy ravine and Leman drops more arcane knowledge as we take a third gander at The Dunwich Horror!

27mins

27 Jan 2011

Rank #16

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Episode 104 – The Shadow Out of Time – Part 1

Episode 104 – The Shadow Out of Time – Part 1 Listen on Patreon 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!

31mins

23 Feb 2012

Rank #17

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Episode 31 – The Rats in the Walls, Part 1

Episode 31 – The Rats in the Walls, Part 1 Listen on Patreon 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.

29mins

18 Feb 2010

Rank #18

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Episode 309 – The Monster of Lake LaMetrie

Episode 309 – The Monster of Lake LaMetrie Listen on Patreon We’re kicking off Creatures of the Black La-June with The Monster of Lake LaMetrie by Wardon Allan Curtis! Special thanks to our reader, Alexandra Hansen! Check out Tellers of Weird Tales!

34mins

3 Jun 2016

Rank #19

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Episode 74 – The Whisperer in Darkness – Part 1

Episode 74 – The Whisperer in Darkness – Part 1 Listen on Patreon We’re back with an old favorite, The Whisperer in Darkness! Joining us on our journey into wild Vermont are guest Andrew Leman and reader Matt Foyer, a couple of the folks behind the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society’s film adaptation, playing at festivals now! And that’s not all – our show is accompanied by musical selections from the film, composed by none other than Troy Sterling Nies! P.S. – if you haven’t caught our pilot/short film The Ward yet, you can see it here!

30mins

21 Apr 2011

Rank #20