This week’s podcast is part 1 of 2. And both parts feature none other than Kenneth Hite and Andrew Leman!
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A bit old, but. In the references to the time of Exham Priory being an abbey. The Danes wouldn’t go near it- the Danes, as in, Scandinavians, as in VIKINGS.
Lovecraft states that when the Priory was filled with monks, not surrounded by walls, the VIKINGS STILL WOULDN’T GO NEAR IT.
All the racist cat names had me spitting out coffee laughing on the way to work (I’m a bit behind I know). Thanks guys!
I’d just like to let you know that I’ll be quoting those racist cat names from this alleged “original draft” as true and undeniable facts.
There is an audio book at audible.com where the change the name of his cat to “Blackman”. Not sure how I feel about it. IF left to the original, to hear it “read aloud” might keep jolting one out of the fearful tale.
Speaking of the cat’s horrible name — apparently it was still used as a pets’ name in Britain up to the 1940s:
Love this podcast. I remember seeing an episode of SCTV where the father tells his son a story of a lighthouse keeper being chased up the top of his lighthouse and cornered by a mass of hungry rats. I wonder if this story influenced that skit?
BTW, Andrew Leman’s readings are amazing, and this one went one step further in a difficult dramatization.
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