This episode we dive headfirst into the horrors of a cult classic: Shadow Hearts, discussing how to win a game of hangman, the definition of cult classic, our take on Lovecraft’s works and Lovecraftian themes present in Shadow Hearts, purple prose and classic literature, anti-anthropocentrism and cosmic horror, the technical word for fear of dolls (never use it, please)…
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
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For imitation is natural to man from his infancy. Man differs from other animals particularly in this, that he is imitative, and acquires his rudiments of knowledge in this way; besides, the delight in it is universal.
Where there is no imagination, there is no horror.
-Arthur Conan Doyle
If the living are haunted by the dead, then the dead are haunted by their own mistakes. -Chuck Palahniuk “The following is a contributor post by the Middle-aged Horror Mage.” For […]