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, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, 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.