Episode 52

American Canon: HP Lovecraft and Harlan Ellison ft. Canada Mike


August 17th, 2021

1 hr 12 mins 7 secs

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About this Episode

Canada Mike, Emmet, and John discuss HP Lovecraft's "Call of Cthulu" and Harlan Ellison's "I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream." They situate each of them in history and talk about the concept of the weird, the weird tale as an American contribution, Lovecraft's modernism vs. Ellison's post-modernism, non-time and post-time, and a whole lot more!

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"I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream" by Harlan Ellison.

"Call of Cthulhu" by HP Lovecraft.


Closing Song: "With the Sun" by will mcgovern