The SFFaudio Podcast #147 – AUDIOBOOK/READALONG: Pickman’s Model by H.P. Lovecraft

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H.P. Lovecraft's Pickman's Model
The SFFaudio PodcastThe SFFaudio Podcast #147 – Pickman’s Model by H.P. Lovecraft, read by Mr Jim Moon. This is a complete and unabridged reading of the short story (21 Minutes) followed by a discussion of it by Jesse, Tamahome, Mr Jim Moon, Wayne June and Mirko Stauch. Here’s the ETEXT.

Talked about on today’s show:
S.t.a.u.c.h., comic book explosion sounds, “thwip”, Pickman’s Model by H.P. Lovecraft, Hypnobobs Podcast, Hypnogoria.com, Jim Moon’s audio essay about ghouls, R. Chetwynd-Hayes, Amicus Press, Beyond The Grave, The Monster Club, The H.P. Podcraft Podcast, The Tomb, The Call Of Cthulhu, The Crawling Chaos, The Music Of Erich Zann, The Festival, nobody wants to talk about art, Neonomicon, Pickman’s Necrotica, Night Of The Living Dead, Richard Burton, the German audio drama adaptation, The Thing On The Doorstep (annotated by S.T. Joshi), I Am Providence: The Life And Times Of H.P. Lovecraft, The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward, Robert E. Howard, Omar Epps, House, M.D., “no nordic man”, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, lead-lined coffins, a slurry of sauce, “the lesson”, “subway accident”, The Dream Quest Of Unknown Kadath, Bradford Dillman, “for procreational purposes”, The Shadow Over Innsmouth, The Unnameable, Gustav Dore’s illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven, the power of art, Supernatural Horror In Literature, Aristotle’s Poetics, Algernon Blackwood, YogSothoth.com, What The Moon Brings, a ghoulish sense of humor, Robert Bloch, Clark Ashton Smith, eldritchdark.com, Out Of Space And Time, Cotton Mather, spectral evidence, the original waterboarding, The Horror At Red Hook, He, Audio Realms, The Mountains Of Madness, Through The Gates Of The Silver Key, The Statement Of Randolph Carter, two one sided conversations, what would Lovecraft write today?, The Lovecraft Chronicles by Peter Cannon, Lovecraft’s racism, Mr. Nigger Man (Lovecraft’s cat), racist paint colours, WWII, xenophobia, the strange and the stranger, Samuel Loveman, mythologizing the author, Buck Rogers, Doc Savage, Poe himself is the star of The Raven, laughing in horror, the Night Gallery paintings, Hannes Bok, a wolf with a mullet, a modern adaptation, The Rats In The Walls, if a story can be spoiled it’s probably not worth reading (or re-reading), Tam would have dropped his shit, Joanna Russ, Cthulhu 2000, Poe wrote his wife to death, Beyond The Wall Of Sleep, The Crawling Chaos, “psychedelically cosmic”, Jim Moon’s Necronomicon woodcuts, 16th century Pickman,

Pickman's Model - as adapted for Tower Of Shadows #9

Pickman's Model - original Weird Tales illustration

Pickman painting #1

Pickman painting #2

Pickman painting #3

Pickman painting #4

Pickman painting #5

Pickman painting #6

Pickman painting #6 DETAIL

Hannes Bok illustration of Pickman's Model

Pickman's Model - adapted for Skull Comics, No.4, (1972) by Herb Arnold

Pickman's Model by H.P. Lovecraft

Pickman's Model - iIllustrated by David Prosser (1965)

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2 thoughts to “The SFFaudio Podcast #147 – AUDIOBOOK/READALONG: Pickman’s Model by H.P. Lovecraft”

  1. Mriko’s shownotes:

    Lovecraft:
    http://hplovecraft.com/

    Text:
    http://hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/pm.asp

    Comic Sound effects

    http://www.cracked.com/funny-1097-comic-book-sound-effects/
    http://gizmodo.com/5656616/thwip-snikt-bamf-how-comic-book-sounds-became-real-life-sounds

    Models (just simple google pic. Search result)
    http://www.google.de/search?q=pickman%27s+model&hl=de&client=firefox-a&hs=op9&rls=org.mozilla:de:official&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=l_Y0T7yXJ4jzsgaN4oThDA&ved=0CDYQsAQ&biw=766&bih=446

    Some reviews:
    http://www.weirdwildrealm.com/f-pickmansmodel.html

    Cool Fan review with pictures:
    http://www.cthulhucoffee.com/summaries/pickman.html

    http://philosophicalasides.blogspot.com/2011/04/pickmans-model.html

    PM at Goodreads:
    http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8563911-pickman-s-model

    Movie From Beyond the Grave
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/From_Beyond_the_Grave

    Movie Monster Club
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Monster_Club

    Can’t find something about Hayes

    Hpocraft
    http://hppodcraft.com/2010/06/30/episode-47-pickmans-model/

    Interview with Chad and Chris:

    http://www.cthulhu.de/artikel/interview-chris-lackey-und-chad-fifer/

    HPLs Essay Supernatural Horror in Literature:
    http://hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/essays/shil.asp

    Music of Erich Zann:
    http://hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/mez.asp

    The Festival:
    http://hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/f.asp

    The Dream-Quest for unkown Kadath
    http://hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/dq.asp

    The Neonomicon:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neonomicon
    http://www.avatarpress.com/2010/04/neonomicon-by-alan-moore-and-jacen-burrows/

    Ghouls:

    http://www.google.de/search?q=ghoul&hl=de&client=firefox-a&hs=e1s&rls=org.mozilla:de:official&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=gTA1T6DQHc7tsgaf0_3gDA&sqi=2&ved=0CEsQsAQ&biw=1000&bih=446

    http://www.deardeath.com/ghouls_in_fiction.htm

    http://www.deardeath.com/ghouls.htm

    difference betw. g and zombie
    http://www.differencebetween.net/science/nature/difference-between-ghoul-and-zombie/

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghoul

    Richard Francis Burton
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Francis_Burton
    http://burtoniana.org/
    Arabian Nights
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabian_nights
    http://www.wollamshram.ca/1001/index.htm
    A Victorian Obsession With Death
    http://berkeley.edu/news/berkeleyan/2000/04/05/death.html
    http://www.angelpig.net/victorian/mourning.html
    http://scheong.wordpress.com/2011/06/28/dressing-for-a-sombre-occasion-mourning-jewellery/
    German Audio Versions:

    http://www.luebbe.de/Hoerbuecher/Spannung/Details/Id/978-3-7857-4529-8
    “Gruselkabinett” series
    http://www.luebbe.de/Suchergebnisse/Allgemein/alle/gruselkabinett/1/score/100/1/0/0
    Dietmar Wunder (voice over artist for Omar Epps of House, M.D.) german only:
    http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dietmar_Wunder
    http://www.dietmar-wunder.de/
    it is mentioned here: http://www.tocotronic.de/nebenprojekte/dirk-von-lowtzow/ (subsection of the band’s official homepage and on amazon, but there seems to be no record at the publisher’s website anymore
    narrator: Dirk von Lowtzow: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirk_von_Lowtzow
    his band: http://www.tocotronic.de/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tocotronic
    possible sources for the names according to S.T. Joshi:
    Elliot:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Eliot_(missionary)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_W._Eliot
    Pickman:
    Samuel Pickman House (oldest building in Salem)
    http://www.salemweb.com/tales/charter.shtml
    Thurber, a botanist born in Providence, R. I.
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/2476505
    Penguin Classics Ed.
    http://www.penguinclassics.co.uk/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780141187075,00.html
    S.T. Joshi:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._T._Joshi
    http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/3667
    http://www.acidlogic.com/stjoshi.htm
    http://www.stjoshi.org/
    Hippocampus Press
    http://hippocampuspress.com/
    I am Providence:
    http://www.hippocampuspress.com/h.p-lovecraft/about-hp-lovecraft/i-am-providence-the-life-and-times-of-h.-p.-lovecraft?zenid=b24eed5c86a10d20fa656166a24e47e4
    Changeling:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Changeling
    Northend Boston:
    http://www.northendboston.com/

    Boston Art Club

    http://bostonartclub.com/

    Nightgallery Episode:
    Night Gallery
    http://www.nightgallery.net/season2b.html

    http://www.tv.com/shows/night-gallery/pickmanand039s-model-77030/ (LEGAL?)

    at HULU
    http://www.hulu.com/watch/58795/night-gallery-pickmans-modelthe-dear-departedan-act-of-chivalry

    Fan Film Project:
    http://www.pickmansmodel.com/

    19nocturne
    http://nineteennocturne.libsyn.com/lovecraft-12-pockman-s-model

    H.P. Lovecraft Collection

    http://www.lurkerfilms.com/cat/hplc04.html

    Goya:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Paintings

    Gustavé Doré:

    http://www.danshort.com/doregallery/

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Dore

    Henry Fuseli:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Fuseli

    Sidney Sime:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_H._Sime

    http://www.bpib.com/illustrat/sime.htm

    Anthony Angarola
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Angarola

    Call of Cthulhu:
    http://hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/cc.asp

    The opening paragraph has been enshrined in the 15th edition of Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations (1980)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartlett's_Familiar_Quotations

    Yog-sothoth.com (that’s Yog Radio)
    http://www.yog-sothoth.com/content/
    What the moons brings (reading)
    http://www.yog-sothoth.com/content/516
    Robert Bloch
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Bloch
    In Lovecraft’s Story „The Haunter of the Dark“ http://hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/hd.asp
    Robert Bloch is killed under the charactername of Robert Blake.

    Wiki C.A. Smith

    http://www.eldritchdark.com/

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clark_Ashton_Smith

    Cotton Mather:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotton_Mather
    http://www.spurgeon.org/~phil//mather.htm

    The Horror from Red Hook
    http://hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/hrh.asp

    He
    http://hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/he.asp

    Lovecraft’s Racism

    http://www.cosdigital.com/ent/lovecraft.pdf

    Peter Cannon: The Lovecraft Chronicles:
    http://www.mythosbooks.com/?page=shop/flypage&product_id=59192&keyword=cannon&searchby=author&offset=0&fs=1&CLSN_23=132891484823d78623be66ad708f6c57

    L. Sprague de Camp’s Biography on Lovecraft:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lovecraft:_a_Biography

    Lovecraft Remenered:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lovecraft_Remembered

    Philip Francis Nowlan, creator of Buck Rogers
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Francis_Nowlan

    Lester Dent, creator of Doc Savage
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lester_Dent

    Word counting in Lovecraft’s stories by Ruth Cthuluchick (adjectives)
    http://cthulhuchick.com/wordcount-lovecraft-favorite-words/

    William Hope Hodgson
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Hope_Hodgson

    Podcast and recordings of the works of William Hope Hodgson

    http://hodgecast.blogspot.com/

  2. A little comment on the voice-over artist Dietmar Wunder who plays Thurber in the german audio drama. He also is the narrator of the german version of the VALIS trilogy, available at audible.

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