Find books coming soon in Sign in. The Biggest Books of April. The ReadDown. Shadows of Carcosa is an excellent anthology featuring the masters of cosmic horror and their antecedents. Lovecraft may have invented cosmic horror, but he had his inspirations as well, and many of them are included here.
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The series, which may be the most gorgeously shot TV show of all time, follows detectives Rust Cohle Matthew McConaughey and Martin Hart Woody Harrelson as they try to solve a case of brutal murders with occult overtones in Louisiana. The show is fairly unique in having only one director Cary Joji Fukunaga and one writer Nic Pizzolatto. This has allowed the show to be more stylistically daring than even other great HBO shows, and has allowed Pizzolatto to infuse his Southern gothic noir narrative with two literary traditions that rarely make it to the mainstream: weird fiction and pessimistic existentialist philosophy. Viewers and critics have been puzzling about the strange references to "Carcosa," "the yellow king," and "black stars," as well as Cohle's rambling depressing comments about the horror of existence and the aberration that is humanity. Chambers that was a huge influence on writers like H.
Eugene Thacker is a philosopher, poet and author. Thacker's work has been associated with philosophical nihilism and pessimism, as well as to contemporary philosophies of speculative realism and collapsology. Infinite Resignation consists of fragments and aphorisms on the nature of pessimism, mixing the personal and philosophical. Thacker engages with writers like Thomas Bernard , E. The New York Times noted "Thacker has thrown a party for all of these eloquent cranks in Infinite Resignation , and he is an excellent host