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A Pretty Mouth, Molly Tanzer 26 November 2020

2012 collection of mildly Lovecraftian fantasy/horror stories, loosely connected by reference to the Calipash family.

The Shadow Over Innsmouth 25 November 2020

2019 audio drama, adapted in eight parts by Julian Simpson from the story by H. P. Lovecraft.

Coole Swan 24 November 2020 - 5 comments

Coole Swan has a very simple concept: Bailey's, done right.

A Shebang For Rust 23 November 2020

Rust is a compiled language. How can I run a program directly from the shell?

Hellspark, Janet Kagan 22 November 2020 - 2 comments

1988 SF. The survey team on the planet Lassti is under pressure to declare it free of native sentients so that the colonisers can move in. The "sprookjes" mimic human speech, but that alone is not enough. One of the surveyors dies in what's probably an accident. And then the Hellspark arrives…

Still Mostly Masks 21 November 2020 - 4 comments

I think people just don't have the attention span to cope with something that goes on for months.

The Book of Cthulhu, Ross E. Lockhart 20 November 2020 - 2 comments

2011 fantasy/horror anthology, consisting of stories inspired by Lovecraft.

Perl Weekly Challenge 87: Consecutive Rectangles 19 November 2020

I’ve been doing the Perl Weekly Challenges. The latest involved list searches and matrices. (Note that this is open until 22 November 2020.)

Boardgames in Isolation: November (part 1) 18 November 2020

More boardgames played from home.

The Path of Cunning Issue 3 17 November 2020 - 7 comments

The third issue of the GURPS fanzine The Path of Cunning is out.

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