Ep 443 - Lovecraft Country, by Matt Ruff (Bonus Episode)


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Matt Ruff's 2016 novel about two Black families fighting the forces of evil riffs on Lovecraftian fiction by focusing in on the cosmic horror that is America's racist past, present, and future. We dive into each of the interconnected stories and spend some time comparing the overall vibe to that of HBO's recent TV adaptation.

Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis.

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