The Saturday Night Special: “At the Mountains of Madness”, a Short Lovecraft Animation Film

I ran across this on YouTube and thought it would make a good Saturday Night Special. It's the classic Lovecraft tale and comes via Michele Boticelli. I love watching any of the Lovecraft animation shorts I can find on YouTube. Of course, some are better than others, but to me almost all are very enjoyable. … Continue reading The Saturday Night Special: “At the Mountains of Madness”, a Short Lovecraft Animation Film

The Saturday Night Special: “The Deep End” a Lovecraftian Short Film

I ran across this on YouTube and thought it would make a good Saturday Night Special. It says it's a "Lovecraft Short Film", but to be precise, this is a short film, albeit a good one, based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Ergo, you will note a great difference in the narration, plot, and themes, … Continue reading The Saturday Night Special: “The Deep End” a Lovecraftian Short Film

The Saturday Night Special: “Casting the Runes” by M.R. James (1911)

Casting the Runes April 15th, 190- Dear Sir, I am requested by the Council of the —— Association to return to you the draft of a paper on The Truth of Alchemy, which you have been good enough to offer to read at our forthcoming meeting, and to inform you that the Council do not … Continue reading The Saturday Night Special: “Casting the Runes” by M.R. James (1911)

The Saturday Night Special: “Araby” by James Joyce (1914)

North Richmond Street, being blind, was a quiet street except at the hour when the Christian Brothers' School set the boys free. An uninhabited house of two storeys stood at the blind end, detached from its neighbours in a square ground. The other houses of the street, conscious of decent lives within them, gazed at … Continue reading The Saturday Night Special: “Araby” by James Joyce (1914)

The Saturday Night Special: “To Build a Fire” by Jack London (1908)

Day had broken cold and gray, exceedingly cold and gray, when the man turned aside from the main Yukon trail and climbed the high earth-bank, where a dim and little-travelled trail led eastward through the fat spruce timberland. It was a steep bank, and he paused for breath at the top, excusing the act to … Continue reading The Saturday Night Special: “To Build a Fire” by Jack London (1908)

Update: April 28, 2019 10:03 pm

It has been a busy weekend. Yesterday morning I spent much of the morning to maybe early afternoon making plans to complete several short stories and either add them to my existing anthologies on Amazon or to create new anthologies. I spent much of yesterday afternoon and evening writing in various coffee shops and restaurants … Continue reading Update: April 28, 2019 10:03 pm

The Saturday Night Special: “Casting the Runes” by M.R. James (1911)

Casting the Runes April 15th, 190- Dear Sir, I am requested by the Council of the —— Association to return to you the draft of a paper on The Truth of Alchemy, which you have been good enough to offer to read at our forthcoming meeting, and to inform you that the Council do not … Continue reading The Saturday Night Special: “Casting the Runes” by M.R. James (1911)