Hic Sunt Dracones

the smylere with the knyf under the cloke

Archive for the ‘cthulhu mythos’ Category

The C(thulhu) Programming Language

leave a comment »

And yet I saw them in a limitless stream– flopping, hopping, croaking, bleating– sorting themselves inhumanly through the spectral moonlight in a grotesque, malignant saraband of fantastic nightmare. Their croaking, baying voices called out in the hideous language of the Old Ones:

      void Rlyeh
      (int mene[], int wgah, int nagl) {
      int Ia, fhtagn;
      if (wgah>=nagl) return;
      swap (mene,wgah,(wgah+nagl)/2);
      fhtagn = wgah;
      for (Ia=wgah+1; Ia<=nagl; Ia++)
      if (mene[Ia]<mene[wgah])
      swap (mene,++fhtagn,Ia);
      swap (mene,wgah,fhtagn);
      Rlyeh (mene,wgah,fhtagn-1);
      Rlyeh (mene,fhtagn+1,nagl);


Source: Boing Boing – If HP Lovecraft wrote C manuals



Written by cthulhu

January 30, 2010 at 9:48 pm

Exhaling Miasma of Surreality

Gas Mask Showerhead by Chris Dimino

Gas Mask Showerhead by Chris Dimino.

Problem: Gas mask – Given a gas mask with its drab appearance as a point of departure. Adapt it to fit aesthetic sensibility of our daily lives.

Solution: A gas mask turned into a showerhead. Morphing out of the wall.

Technorati Tags: , , , , , ,

Written by cthulhu

May 18, 2007 at 5:04 am



pelukismelukis © 2007 Shahril Nizam: Lord Belial

Lord Belial sought me today,
And said he would lead me astray,
I turned around then walked away,
To him I would have naught to say.




Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937): Dreamer of the Dark. Illustration: Dave Carson

In sombre mist,
With sober wit,
Truth in all sobriety,
Lies in null felicity.

Hidden in full cloth,
Mask in hidden pith,
Disturbing only in mind,
Never thy heart bind.

What lies dead,
Dreaming of dread,
Lightly I tread,
Awaken only on bed.

Blaring verve,
Rippling my nerve,
As I observe,
She’s at the curve.

As I stay morose,
They clasp in eros,
Blissfully engross,
In heavenly cosmos.

As mind aching,
Putrid belching,
Heart bursting,
I’m drifting.

One lunar cycle await,
As time ebb and abate,
Stagnate till that date,
Weighing the fate.

Disillusioned by devotion,
Scarred with friction,
Inundated with caution,
I shun with gumption.

Lash the hounding sleuth,
I bear the sooth,
Dash with uncouth youth,
I bare the truth.



Read Fortean Times: Dreamer of the Dark for semi-biography of Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937). [Registration required for subsequent pages]

Was the most influential horror writer of the 20th century a believer in the paranormal? Daniel Harms examines the evidence. Main illustration by Dave Carson.

Daniel Harms is the author of The Encyclopedia Cthulhiana, and co-author with John Wisdom Gonce of The Necronomican Files. His articles have appeared in Imelod, The Unspeakable Oath, and other curiously named publications.

Technorati Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Written by cthulhu

May 15, 2007 at 12:18 am

Yog-Sothoth: The Key and the Gate

Yog-Sothoth (The Lurker at the Threshold, The Key and the Gate, The Beyond One, Opener of the Way, The All-in-One and the One-in-All)

Yog-Sothoth knows the gate. Yog-Sothoth is the gate. Yog-Sothoth is the key and guardian of the gate. Past, present, future, all are one in Yog-Sothoth. He knows where the Old Ones broke through of old, and where They shall break through again. He knows where They have trod earth’s fields, and where They still tread them, and why no one can behold Them as They tread.
H. P. Lovecraft, “The Dunwich Horror ” – Written Summer 1928; first published in Weird Tales, 13, No. 4, (April 1929)

To the transient vagrant to this abode, Yog-Sothoth is the map to traverse afar from the land of HC SVNT DRACONES. Yog-Sothoth is the link.

I’m Link =^_^=
Yog-Sothoth + neko = O.o =^_^= o.O

Which reminds me of another eldritch combination:

Squiggly Great Old One
Cthulhu + Tare Panda = Metal Slug 3 Boss

Technorati Tags:, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Written by cthulhu

April 15, 2007 at 1:02 am