Posts Tagged ‘ Lovecraft ’

Lovecraftian Apophasis

Aug 30th, 2015 | By

A discussion of Graham Harman’s book on Lovecraft. Karl and Nadim got together at the end of the Summer at Athenaeum House, London over a coffee. Karl had recently tried and failed to really engage with Lovecraft whilst Nadim took Harman’s book on holiday with an annotated edition of Lovecraft. After the conversation both agreed

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Zero Squared #14: Nihilism and Reason

Apr 8th, 2015 | By

Eugene Thacker is the guest this week and we discuss his Horror of Philosophy series, two new volumes of which ( Tentacles Longer than Night and Starry Speculative Corpse) are coming from Zero Books on April 24th. In these book Thacker, instead of taking fiction as the mere illustration of ideas, he reads horror stories

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Cloud Time by Rob Coley and Dean Lockwood

Jul 25th, 2012 | By

978-1-78099-095-8, $14.95, £9.99 With the cloud, we have certainly entered into what China Mieville dubs the ‘Tentacular Novum’. Even as businesses and consumers embrace it, the cloud remains an unknown force. It is an overdetermined, unutterable power of transformation, an escapee from the ‘prison-house of the known’ as Lovecraft had it. Infused within the fabric

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