Blaming Lovecraft for All Things Pseudoarchaeology: Archaeological Fantasies Ep: 113


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This episode I take to the airwaves myself to tell you all what I think of H.P. Lovecraft and his Cthulhu mythos, the impact that it is had on society as a whole, and how the elder gods are going to devour us all.

But seriously, let’s talk Lovecraft and his unintentional impact on pseudoarchaeology, is far reach into the world of ancient aliens, and his use of archaeology in his writing to create horror.


Jason Colavito blog on H.P. Lovecraft

The Cult of Alien Gods: H.P. Lovecraft And Extraterrestial Pop Culture: H. P. Lovecraft and Extraterrestrial Pop Culture by Jason Colavito

In the Mouth of Madness by John Carpenter

Spooky Archaeology: Myth and the Science of the Past by Jeb Card

Edward Said

Orientalism (book)

Margaret Murray

The Witch-Cult in Western Europe

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