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 2021 reading schedule here. A listing of all discussions to date can be found here.

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THE DEEP ONES: "The Inmost Light" by Arthur Machen9 ulæste / 9elenchus, I går 6:19pm
THE DEEP ONES: "The Dissection" by Georg Heym1 ulæst / 1KentonSem, fredag 9:08pm
THE DEEP ONES: "What Brings the Void" by Will Murray14 ulæste / 14AndreasJ, fredag 8:16am
THE DEEP ONES: "Mr. Justice Harbottle" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu9 ulæste / 9housefulofpaper, tirsdag 8:28pm
THE DEEP ONES: "An Assignation" by Sean O'Brien10 ulæste / 10RandyStafford, januar 8
THE DEEP ONES: "Stone Cold Fever" by Joseph S. Pulver Sr.8 ulæste / 8RandyStafford, januar 2
THE DEEP ONES: Winter 2021 Discussion Schedule9 ulæste / 9paradoxosalpha, december 23, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: Winter 2021 Planning Thread21 ulæste / 21paradoxosalpha, december 21, 2020
Lovecraftian Games130 ulæste / 130paradoxosalpha, december 16, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Adventure of the Death-Fetch" by Darrell Schweitzer8 ulæste / 8housefulofpaper, december 15, 2020
Deep Ones Advance Nomination Brainstorming Thread168 ulæste / 168paradoxosalpha, december 11, 2020
The Laundry Files by Charles Stross52 ulæste / 52paradoxosalpha, december 6, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Nameless Offspring" by Clark Ashton Smith8 ulæste / 8KentonSem, december 5, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Twelve Apostles" by Eleanor Scott5 ulæste / 5housefulofpaper, november 28, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "From Beyond" by H.P. Lovecraft12 ulæste / 12WeeTurtle, november 25, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "In the Penal Colony" by Franz Kafka14 ulæste / 14elenchus, november 17, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Unseen - Unfeared" by Francis Stevens11 ulæste / 11elenchus, november 6, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Horror of the Heights" by Arthur Conan Doyle9 ulæste / 9RandyStafford, november 1, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The King That Was Not" by Lord Dunsany10 ulæste / 10housefulofpaper, oktober 25, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Signal-Man" by Charles Dickens9 ulæste / 9elenchus, oktober 20, 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Some Words with a Mummy" by Edgar Allan Poe12 ulæste / 12RandyStafford, oktober 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Erbach's Emporium of Automata" by D.P. Watt5 ulæste / 5elenchus, oktober 2020
Part Flamingo Press hardcover limited edition of Lovecraft's The Dreams in the Witch House1 ulæst / 1SolerSystem, oktober 2020
Sword & Planet138 ulæste / 138KentonSem, september 2020
THE DEEP ONES: Autumn 2020 Planning Thread25 ulæste / 25KentonSem, september 2020
THE DEEP ONES: Autumn 2020 Discussion Schedule6 ulæste / 6KentonSem, september 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Vastation" by Laird Barron7 ulæste / 7RandyStafford, september 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The White Hands" by Mark Samuels6 ulæste / 6RandyStafford, september 2020
THE DEEP ONES:"The Beautiful Gelreesh" by Jeffrey Ford9 ulæste / 9KentonSem, september 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Sect of the Idiot" by Thomas Ligotti7 ulæste / 7RandyStafford, september 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The History of the Young Man with Spectacles" by Arthur Machen30 ulæste / 30RandyStafford, august 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Button Molder" by Fritz Leiber10 ulæste / 10housefulofpaper, august 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Potarnees, Beholder of Ocean" by Lord Dunsany12 ulæste / 12alaudacorax, august 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Demoniac Goat" by M.P. Dare15 ulæste / 15housefulofpaper, august 2020
Small Press - Weird Volumes98 ulæste / 98elenchus, august 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The White Ship" by H.P. Lovecraft17 ulæste / 17alaudacorax, august 2020
White Ship?1 ulæst / 1AndreasJ, august 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Wandering Train" by Stefan Grabinski11 ulæste / 11RandyStafford, august 2020
Weird Fiction Periodicals3 ulæste / 3elenchus, august 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Hand" by Guy de Maupassant12 ulæste / 12AndreasJ, juli 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Green Tea" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu13 ulæste / 13elenchus, juli 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Le Pied de momie" by Theophile Gautier15 ulæste / 15RandyStafford, juli 2020
THE DEEP ONES: Summer 2020 Discussion Schedule9 ulæste / 9AndreasJ, juni 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Prayer of Ninety Cats" by Caitlín R. Kiernan18 ulæste / 18RandyStafford, juni 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Mrs Midnight" by Reggie Oliver13 ulæste / 13elenchus, juni 2020
THE DEEP ONES: Summer 2020 Planning Thread29 ulæste / 29paradoxosalpha, juni 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Truth About Pickman" by Brian Stableford5 ulæste / 5housefulofpaper, juni 2020
Welcome to the Weird!57 ulæste / 57KentonSem, juni 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Fungal Stain" by W.H. Pugmire7 ulæste / 7KentonSem, juni 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Delicate" by Jeffrey Ford16 ulæste / 16housefulofpaper, juni 2020
Off Topic - Film/TV (2)167 ulæste / 167paradoxosalpha, maj 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Detective of Dreams" by Gene Wolfe22 ulæste / 22elenchus, maj 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Bells of Horror" by Henry Kuttner8 ulæste / 8KentonSem, maj 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Tree on the Hill" by Duane W. Rimel and H.P. Lovecraft8 ulæste / 8housefulofpaper, maj 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Demoiselle d'Ys" by Robert W. Chambers16 ulæste / 16frahealee, maj 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "An Inhabitant of Carcosa" by Ambrose Bierce22 ulæste / 22elenchus, maj 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Staley Fleming's Hallucination" by Ambrose Bierce26 ulæste / 26cd96, maj 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Children of the Night" by Robert E. Howard16 ulæste / 16housefulofpaper, maj 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Ice Man" by Haruki Murakami7 ulæste / 7elenchus, april 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The White Wyrak" Stefan Grabiński11 ulæste / 11elenchus, april 2020
Centipede Press experience236 ulæste / 236KentonSem, april 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family" by H.P. Lovecraft13 ulæste / 13elenchus, april 2020
Conan!187 ulæste / 187KentonSem, april 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "This Is Not for You" by Gemma Files9 ulæste / 9elenchus, april 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Haunted and the Haunters: Or the House and the Brain" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton17 ulæste / 17housefulofpaper, april 2020
ON TOPIC - WEIRD PLAGUES14 ulæste / 14housefulofpaper, marts 2020
OFF TOPIC - COVID-1932 ulæste / 32RandyStafford, marts 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Red Jacks Wild" by Kim Newman5 ulæste / 5KentonSem, marts 2020
THE DEEP ONES: Spring 2020 Discussion Schedule5 ulæste / 5KentonSem, marts 2020
THE DEEP ONES: Spring 2020 Planning Thread25 ulæste / 25paradoxosalpha, marts 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Essayist in the Wilderness" by William Browning Spencer8 ulæste / 8RandyStafford, marts 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Twilight" by Michel de Ghelderode28 ulæste / 28elenchus, marts 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Bells of Oceana" by Arthur J. Burks6 ulæste / 6RandyStafford, marts 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Baby Is Three" by Theodore Sturgeon7 ulæste / 7RandyStafford, marts 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Monkey" by Isak Dinesen17 ulæste / 17frahealee, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Door to Saturn" by Clark Ashton Smith4 ulæste / 4AndreasJ, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Phantom Farmhouse" by Seabury Quinn20 ulæste / 20frahealee, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Call of Cthulhu" by H.P. Lovecraft48 ulæste / 48cd96, februar 2020
Where to Start?17 ulæste / 17bookstopshere, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Horror-Horn" by E.F. Benson12 ulæste / 12elenchus, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: Winter 2020 Discussion Schedule6 ulæste / 6elenchus, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne28 ulæste / 28frahealee, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Birds" by Daphne Du Maurier24 ulæste / 24frahealee, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Doll" by Algernon Blackwood9 ulæste / 9frahealee, februar 2020
Is Your Favorite HPL Tale Here?34 ulæste / 34elenchus, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Doll" by Daphne Du Maurier22 ulæste / 22elenchus, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Man in the Woods" by Shirley Jackson22 ulæste / 22frahealee, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Larger Than Oneself" by Robert Aickman22 ulæste / 22frahealee, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Hospice" by Robert Aickman33 ulæste / 33frahealee, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Fog Horn" by Ray Bradbury17 ulæste / 17frahealee, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Rats in the Walls" by H. P. Lovecraft26 ulæste / 26frahealee, februar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Haunter of the Dark" by H.P. Lovecraft21 ulæste / 21frahealee, januar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Dagon" by H.P. Lovecraft34 ulæste / 34frahealee, januar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Daemon Lover" by Shirley Jackson18 ulæste / 18frahealee, januar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "William Wilson" by Edgar Allan Poe24 ulæste / 24frahealee, januar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Celephaïs" by H.P. Lovecraft14 ulæste / 14AndreasJ, januar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Mr. Gaunt" by John Langan19 ulæste / 19cd96, januar 2020
Hoping to Find these Two Books1 ulæst / 1RATBAG., januar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "The Bad Lands" by John Metcalfe5 ulæste / 5AndreasJ, januar 2020
THE DEEP ONES: "Black Man with a Horn" by T.E.D. Klein39 ulæste / 39elenchus, januar 2020
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