Lovecraft: Providence’s Weird, Troublesome Native Son

Jan 2, 2018

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, mostly celebrates the legacy of author H. P. Lovecraft – one of the fathers of horror fiction and, increasingly, a pop culture icon. But there’s a lot to grapple with – and his bleak, wordy prose about incomprehensible interstellar monsters is far from the most difficult thing about Lovecraft.

Excerpt from Nyarlathotep read by G.M. Danielson, music by Kevin MacLeod.