Lovecraft Country’s latest trailer is unexpectedly timely — and even more terrifying

Lovecraft Country’s latest trailer is unexpectedly timely — and even more terrifying

When the first trailer for Lovecraft Country, The upcoming HBO series by Jordan Peele and Misha Green, which was released in May, was crawling with supernatural fright. It also hinted strongly at the themes of black identity and racism that gained cult status and critical…

A guide to Lovecraft Country’s many pop culture tropes and references

A guide to Lovecraft Country’s many pop culture tropes and references

Lovecraft Country, HBO’s new horror series built on pulp fiction and Jim Crow Americana, teems with creepy moments — but even more with literary and pop culture references. A pastiche of the many horror, supernatural fantasy, sci-fi, adventure, and superhero tropes that filled midcentury American…

In HBO’s Lovecraft Country, cosmic horrors pale next to the reality of racism

In HBO’s Lovecraft Country, cosmic horrors pale next to the reality of racism

In the second episode of Lovecraft Country, HBO’s engrossing new pulp horror series, one character, George (Courtney B. Vance), keeps thinking about a book. The book in question is the 1903 horror fantasy The House on the Borderland, and its plot is eerily similar to…