Lovecraft in Brooklyn (Aesop Rock Remix) + Lyrics

July 12, 2011 in Inquisitor News, Lovecraft Video Library

Of such great powers or beings there may be conceivably a survival… a survival of a hugely remote period when… consciousness was manifested, perhaps, in shapes and forms long since withdrawn before the tide of advancing humanity… forms of which poetry and legend alone have caught a flying memory and called them gods, monsters, mythical beings of all sorts and kinds… – Algernon Blackwood The “Cthulhu Mythos”, a story-cycle developed by Lovecraft, takes its name from the titular creature of the story. Other authors, many of whom were early friends or acquaintances of Lovecraft, have penned their own stories in this milieu. Song by: The Mountain Goats it’s gonna be too hot to breath today but everybody is out here on the streets somebody’s opened up the fire hydrant cold water rushing out in sheets some kid in a marcus allen jersey asks me for a cigarette companionship is where you find it so I take what I can get hubcaps on the car like fun house mirrors stick to the shadows that I can lovecraft in brooklyn well the sun goes down on the armies of the voiceless several hundred-thousand strong come without their bandages their voices raised in song when the street lights sputter out they make this awful sizzling sound I cast my gaze towards the pavement too many blood stains on the ground rhode island drops into the ocean no place to call home anymore lovecraft in brooklyn head outside most everyday to try to keep the wolves away imagine nice things I might say if

PART 1 of 2: The 2009 Howie Award was presented to Dan O’Bannon for his lifelong promotion of the work and themes of writer HP Lovecraft. In this acceptance speech, O’Bannon discusses Lovecraft and many other topics from Alien, Giger and his films to his feelings on Lovecraft’s work and its importance.