publication date: Friday, January 29, 2010 (part of Round XLII)
clue: This New England author turned tentacled monsters, extra-dimensional invaders, and maddening nightmares into cultish popularity.
explanation: Lovecraft wrote about horrific creatures, the cults that worshipped them, nightmares, and other subjects. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, and Jesse King
trivia: This goo was inspired by Lovecraft's strong influence over the plotline of Gothic Earth.