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Existential Perspectives on Cosmic Horror (NecronomiCon 2022)

By on October 12, 2022 in Convention Panel with 0 Comments

Waiting for Cthulhu: Existential perspectives on the work of H. P. Lovecraft and Other Cosmic Horror Authors As a philosophical and literary criticism tradition, Existentialism would seem to be a perfect lens for examining the concerns of Cosmic Horror: The angst and crisis of meaning and authenticity that one confronts when experiencing the impossible vastness […]

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The King in Yellow – Origins, Influences and Lineages

By on February 12, 2020 in Convention Panel with 0 Comments

A special discussion on the work of Robert Chanbers, drawing from Ken Hites’s research for his new annotation of The King in Yellow. Where did black stars rise before they hung over Carcosa? What inspired the King in Yellow, whom emperors have served? Whither syphillis? Robert W. Chambers’ “The King in Yellow” has inspired horror […]

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The Cosmic Horror of the Warhammer Universe – (NecronomiCon 2019)

By on December 18, 2019 in Convention Panel with 0 Comments

ENDLESS DARKNESS, ENDLESS CHAOS, ENDLESS WAR: THE COSMIC HORROR OF THE WARHAMMER UNIVERSE  The Warhammer universe is as vast as it is grim, positing cosmic horror on a scale that boggles the imagination.  Whether played out in the Age of Sigmar fantasy setting or the million embattled worlds of 40K, humanity is doomed to conflict […]

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The Dreamlands and Dream Narrative in HP Lovecraft

By on December 11, 2019 in Convention Panel with 0 Comments

THE DREAMLANDS AND DREAM NARRATIVE IN HP Lovecraft Dreams figure prominently in the work of Lovecraft, both in his Dream Cycle stories and in other work. Our panelists explore the geography and denizens of the Dreamlands, and his use of dreams in general in fiction and poetry. What were the major influences on his dream […]

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173 NecronomiCon 2019 Wrap up

By on August 29, 2019 in Round table with 0 Comments

We’re going to talk about the celebration of “The Weird” that is NecronomiCon Providence. We’ll have a few guests on to talk about their experiences at the Con   https://www.birdscoffeecompany.com/coffees/legends-of-tabletop-legendary-brew Use Code Legends10 to get 10% off your order

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