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Coelacanth20 Aug 2013 4:46 a.m. PST

Today is the 123rd anniversary of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft's birth.

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Illustration by Virgil Finlay

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Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP20 Aug 2013 6:15 a.m. PST

Happy birthday! And here I was just figuring out the Dreamlands…

kyoteblue Inactive Member20 Aug 2013 7:02 a.m. PST

Oh I like this picture.

Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP20 Aug 2013 7:28 a.m. PST

I think Lovecraft would have liked the picture. It gives him a certain gravitas he doesn't seem to have in photos, and he wished he lived in the era when men wore their hair like that. And their cuffs…

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member20 Aug 2013 8:57 a.m. PST

Damn! I totally forgot to get him a card!

Space Monkey20 Aug 2013 10:34 a.m. PST

Lovecraft's face always struck me as a perfect match for the stories he told.
I'm happy that I somewhat resemble him.

Happy birthday to the old gentleman from Providence. I'm sure he'd be as surprised as anyone that we are still reading and writing about him nowadays.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP21 Aug 2013 3:57 a.m. PST

Agreed.

Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP21 Aug 2013 7:50 a.m. PST

His face is definitely his face.

HPL fans should take a look at mockman.com I've been enjoying it a lot.

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