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Rhube’s Christmas Music for the Apocalypse, No. 5: Death to the World

Another choice carol from the H P Lovecraft Historical Society, ‘Death to the World’ celebrates the waking of Lovecraft’s most famous slumbering monster, Cthulhu, who rises from sunken R’lyeh to destroy the world. Invading the dreams of the unwary with … Continue reading

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Rhube’s Christmas Music for the Apocalypse, No. 4: A Post Apocalyptic Christmas

Just ten days until Christmas and it’s time for my favourite apocalypse Christmas song: Art Elliot’s haunting ‘A Post Apocalyptic Christams’. The parodies and novelty songs are great, but I think this song is simply beautiful, really hitting a chord … Continue reading

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Rhube’s Christmas Music for the Apocalypse, No. 3: Carol of the Old Ones

‘Carol of the Old Ones’ is just one of the many apocalyptic Christmas songs produced by the H P Lovecraft Historical Society, bringing an end to the world in the style of the Elder Gods. For those unfamilliar with the … Continue reading

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Rhube’s Christmas Music for the Apocalypse, No. 2: ‘Chrion Beta Prime’

Today’s Seasonal Apocalypse is sponsored by ROBOTS. It’s not hard to appear jovial about the time of year when the penalty is death, so here’s wishing you all a Merry Christmas, from Chiron Beta Prime. ‘Chiron Beta Prime’ is a … Continue reading

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Rhube’s Christmas Music for the Apocalypse, No. 1: ‘Christmas at Ground Zero’

Welcome to the Christmas edition of Rhube’s Christmas Music for the Apocalypse! Kicking it off with a classic of Yule Tide apocalyptic cheer, ‘Christmas at Ground Zero’, by Weird Al Yankovic. Hailing from 1986, where the Cold War made a … Continue reading

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Rhube’s Music for the Apocalypse, No. 3: It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

It’s way too early in the apocalypse to get maudlin. Keeping it up beat with REM, ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’ launches us into the abyss with abandon. How does the … Continue reading

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Rhube’s Music for the Apocalypse, No. 2: The Zombie Song

This Tuesday lunchtime I won’t be eating your brain, even if I’m a zombie. ‘The Zombie Song’, from Stephanie Mabey’s Wake Up Dreaming album is maybe the most joyful song about the apocalypse every written. The protagonist declares that her … Continue reading

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Review: Wake Up Dreaming, by Stephanie Mabey

Whoooo-boy. It’s amazing how ranty people get when you like things they don’t. Or when you critique things they like. Comes with the territory, I suppose, but I’m sort of beyond busy at the moment and haven’t had a lot … Continue reading

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Relevant to my Interests: Man with Wings

As some of you will know, I’m currently writing a superhero novel. Some of those people know that its lead character is a man with wings. Others of you will have seen the background of my twitter account, which includes … Continue reading

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