Tag Archives: S.T. Joshi

Two-Gun Bob: A Quick Meditation on Arriving Too Late on the Scene

Another factor in hitting the Second Sunday fan gathering was that Tom Krabacher — an academic of many years standing, but also a longtime fan (he’s planning on doing a Dum Dum next year for Edgar Rice Burroughs enthusiasts) — … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Enter the Barb!

Barbarian, that is. . . . Just about a week ago I mentioned the news that Morgan “The Morgman” Holmes was up for a Hugo Award, and said, “Now, if only he had a book out collecting some of the … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: “Cthulhu and his myth-cycle”

Okay, John D. Haefele has given thumb’s up to me presenting for your edification one of the new riffs he added to the eBook edition of A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos — hey, a little publicity never hurt anything, right? … Continue reading

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John D. Haefele’s “A Testament to His Influence”

To celebrate the third edition of John D. Haefele’s A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos going live on Kindle — illustrated in full color from his pristine holdings of Arkham House books and ephemera — we present a review intimately connected … Continue reading

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Rediscovered: Brian Leno Reviews a Bestseller; or, Amazing Exploits of the Tallest Midget

When I began my casual gig reviewing books for Publishers Weekly back in 2000, I told Pete the editor that I wasn’t interested in covering any novels that were being packaged as “bestsellers” — I did my time earlier in those … Continue reading

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John D. Haefele’s “A Further Look Behind S.T. Joshi’s Review”

“I now see that John Haefele,” S.T. Joshi observes on his blog for August 31, “has written an angry response to my review of his Look at the Derleth Mythos [sic, since Joshi gets the title wrong].” Really? Angry? Anyone who … Continue reading

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Smackdown: Haefele’s Back, with the Eldritch Truth

A new article by John D. Haefele on Lovecraft’s last story sale to Weird Tales, in his lifetime, just got picked up for inclusion in Lovecraft Annual no. 7 — I haven’t read any of the other contents, but the Haefele … Continue reading

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Two-Gun Bob: An Untidy Mountain of Earth and Other Madnesses

Over on the Two-Gun Raconteur blog our good pal Brian Leno — henceforth to be known as Brian Leno, the Famous Masochist — just posted a review of the new Cthulhu Mythos novel by S.T. Joshi. Pretty much all of … Continue reading

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John D. Haefele’s “A Look Behind S. T. Joshi’s Review”

It might surprise S. T. Joshi to know how many of our associates in the world of Lovecraft scholarship and fandom are asking that I rebut his scathing review of A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos: Origins of the Cthulhu … Continue reading

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Smackdown: Haefele vs. Joshi!

When I first mentioned John D. Haefele’s book on Derleth, Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos, I knew he’d eventually catch a barrage or two from the entrenched forces in that arena. And now longtime Lovecraftian and Publishers Weekly editor Peter Cannon suggests … Continue reading

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