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The Weird Tradition

Discussion focuses on the unique group of writers who created horror and dark fantasy fiction for Weird Tales, Unknown, Astounding, and other pulp magazines. Included are such leading lights as Robert E. Howard, Manly Wade Wellman, Fritz Leiber, H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith and Frank Belknap Long.

Here we can delve into such topics as Lovecraft in the cinema, artists of the weird and macabre, related magazines of the fantastic, contemporary horror writers who have utilized weird themes, and, of course, the original "Old Ones", including Poe, Machen, Blackwood and Dunsany.

The Weird Tradition also hosts THE DEEP ONES reading group, which discusses a short story beginning on Wednesday each week. You can find the Winter 2017 reading schedule here. A listing of all discussions to date can be found here.

Total members: 397 members

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DEEP ONES - Barron Question 5elenchus, Yesterday 2:27pmignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Frontier Death Song" by Laird Barron 1KentonSem, Yesterday 10:34amignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Clockwork King, the Queen of Glass, and the Man with the Hundred Knives" by Darrell Schweitzer 17elenchus, Friday 9:21amignore
THE DEEP ONES: "A Study in Emerald" by Neil Gaiman 17AndreasJ, Wednesday 7:17amignore
THE DEEP ONES: Spring 2017 Discussion Schedule 4RandyStafford, Tuesday 12:46pmignore
Lovecraftian Games 117paradoxosalpha, Monday 1:11pmignore
THE DEEP ONES Spring 2017 Planning Thread 31paradoxosalpha, Monday 10:24amignore
Haunt of Horror: Lovecraft and Other Comics 116KentonSem, Monday 9:40amignore
The Anniversary of Grandpa's Demise 4artturnerjr, March 16ignore
Allan Moore's PROVIDENCE 42elenchus, March 16ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Symposium of the Gorgon" by Clark Ashton Smith 19AndreasJ, March 14ignore
News of the Weird 141housefulofpaper, March 11ignore
Recent purchases 339KentonSem, March 8ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "A Woman Seldom Found" by William Sansom 15elenchus, March 5ignore
"Axolotl" by Julio Cortazar 11AndreasJ, February 27ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Will of Claude Ashur" by C. Hall Thompson 19paradoxosalpha, February 20ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Doll" by Algernon Blackwood 8RandyStafford, February 18ignore
Arkham House Archive 1KentonSem, February 17ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Dead Man's Hand" by Manly Wade Wellman 15RandyStafford, February 4ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "White Rabbits" by Leonora Carrington 16prosfilaes, January 26ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Out of the Picture" by Arthur Machen 13paradoxosalpha, January 22ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Terrible Old Man" by H.P. Lovecraft 17KentonSem, January 12ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Rappaccini's Daughter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne 14KentonSem, January 12ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "A Fine Show on the Abyssal Plain" by Karen Tidbeck 11housefulofpaper, December 31, 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Sound of the Mill" by Marcel Béalu, trans. Michael Cisco 8housefulofpaper, December 31, 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: Winter 2017 Discussion Schedule 4KentonSem, December 2016ignore
DEEP ONES Winter 2017 Planning Thread 23paradoxosalpha, December 2016ignore
Centipede Press experience 188housefulofpaper, December 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Envy, the Gardens of Ynath, and the Sin of Cain" by Darrell Schweitzer 13RandyStafford, December 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Chasing Shadows" by Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. 12paradoxosalpha, December 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Black Destroyer" by A.E. van Vogt 12housefulofpaper, December 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Jack's Little Friend" by Ramsey Campbell 7elenchus, December 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Plutonian Drug" by Clark Ashton Smith 15elenchus, November 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Phoenix on the Sword" by Robert E. Howard 12RandyStafford, November 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Crawling Chaos" by H.P. Lovecraft and Elizabeth Berkeley 20RandyStafford, November 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Violet Death" by Gustav Meyrink 16elenchus, November 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Luella Miller" by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman 21artturnerjr, October 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: Autumn 2016 Discussion Schedule 15KentonSem, October 2016ignore
"All Souls" by Edith Wharton 1KentonSem, October 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Haïta the Shepherd" by Ambrose Bierce 17artturnerjr, October 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Ghostly Rental" by Henry James 15elenchus, October 2016ignore
Sword & Planet 135artturnerjr, October 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Cats of Ulthar" by H.P. Lovecraft 24JalenV, October 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Atlantis Rising" by Donald Tyson 12AndreasJ, September 2016ignore
Off Topic - Lit 247artturnerjr, September 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Thyme Fiend" by Jeffrey Ford 10housefulofpaper, September 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: Autumn 2016 Planning Thread 37paradoxosalpha, September 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Mongolian Wizard" by Michael Swanwick 14RandyStafford, September 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "A Servant of Satan" by Darrell Schweitzer 17KentonSem, September 2016ignore
Conan! 170paradoxosalpha, September 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Lady of the House of Love" by Angela Carter 16RandyStafford, September 2016ignore
HPLHS radio play "Shadows over Innsmouth" free for download today 2elenchus, September 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Drowned Giant" by J.G. Ballard 23housefulofpaper, August 2016ignore
Arthur Machen 13paradoxosalpha, August 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Dreaming City" by Michael Moorcock 41paradoxosalpha, August 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper" by Robert Bloch 11housefulofpaper, August 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Third Episode of Vathek" by Clark Ashton Smith 14RandyStafford, August 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Dream Snake" by Robert E. Howard 18RandyStafford, August 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Dark Eidolon" by Clark Ashton Smith 14RandyStafford, August 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Stone Ship" by William Hope Hodgson 23AndreasJ, August 2016ignore
THE SHADOW OF SINISTER 1Ziyan_Alleywood, August 2016ignore
Small Press - Weird Volumes 73bookstopshere, August 2016ignore
Great Weird Poets 31elenchus, July 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne 27paradoxosalpha, July 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Black Man with a Horn" by T.E.D. Klein 33artturnerjr, July 2016ignore
Weird Fiction Illustrators Et Al. 92KentonSem, July 2016ignore
John Carter! 78artturnerjr, July 2016ignore
Fritz Leiber 24artturnerjr, July 2016ignore
THE KING IN YELLOW Discussion 1artturnerjr, June 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Disciple" by David Barr Kirtley 14housefulofpaper, June 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Fat Face" by Michael Shea 18elenchus, June 2016ignore
Rare Manuscript: HPL, Eddy and Houdini 2paradoxosalpha, June 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: Summer 2016 Discussion Schedule 14elenchus, June 2016ignore
interesting anthologies 49tros, June 2016ignore
Diane Arbuss & Those Uncanny Twins in Kubrick's THE SHINING 11elenchus, June 2016ignore
Radium Age Weird 9housefulofpaper, June 2016ignore
Letterpress Lovecraft 2housefulofpaper, June 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: Summer 2016 Planning Thread 34paradoxosalpha, June 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Novelty" by John Crowley 17paradoxosalpha, June 2016ignore
Kitty Horrorshow 5tros, June 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES Discussion List 7KentonSem, June 2016ignore
LTER: The Port-Wine Stain 11elenchus, June 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Inhabitant of the Lake" by Ramsey Campbell 14RandyStafford, June 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Spawn of Dagon" by Henry Kuttner 17artturnerjr, June 2016ignore
Off Topic - Film/TV (2) 101KentonSem, June 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "O Ugly Bird!" by Manly Wade Wellman 21BruceCoulson, June 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Through the Gates of the Silver Key" by H.P. Lovecraft and E. Hoffman Price 19artturnerjr, May 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Litany of Earth" by Ruthanna Emrys 31artturnerjr, May 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Terror Out of Space" by Leigh Brackett 9AndreasJ, May 2016ignore
Miskatonic University Library 3artturnerjr, May 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Silver Key" by H.P. Lovecraft 32paradoxosalpha, May 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Monkey" by Isak Dinesen 16elenchus, May 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Dreams in the Witch House" by H.P. Lovecraft" 49housefulofpaper, May 2016ignore
REH: Two-Gun Raconteur 1KentonSem, May 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: Spring 2016 Discussion Schedule 22paradoxosalpha, May 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "Mr. Arcularis" by Conrad Aiken 28Jarandel, April 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The Injudicious Prayers of Pombo the Idolater" by Lord Dunsany 19AndreasJ, April 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "The White People" by Arthur Machen 39mazadan, April 2016ignore
THE DEEP ONES: "La Morte Amoureuse" by Theophile Gautier 28AndreasJ, April 2016ignore
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