Today is H.P. Lovecraft's birthday. What a much poorer place the
world would be if the Gentleman from Providence never had been born.
Not only would we be deprived of his amazingly influential horror
stories, and his iconic creation, Cthulhu, but also of all the work of
so many authors, artists, animators, and other creative people who have
followed in his macabre footsteps. So Happy Birthday, H.P.L. May it be
full of eldritch, gibbering, slavering, squamous things under a gibbous