Chris Lackey and Chad Fifer are independent filmmakers from Santa Monica, and they have recently launched a new site entitled the "H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast."
"We're fans of Lovecraftian stories, movies, comics and the like," their site explains. "In each podcast, we discuss a specific H.P. Lovecraft story - what it's about, how it reads, why it may have been written and what other works of art it's influenced."
The free podcasts are each roughly one half hour long and are humorous, informative, and remain casual enough in nature that you don't have to have a PhD in crypotlinguistics to follow them, though a background in alien dialects certainly never hurts. In our experience thus far, we particularly enjoyed the fact that the commentary by Messrs Lackey and Fifer is interspersed with dramatic readings and sound effects, which adeptly serves to make the mini lectures highly enjoyable and worth coming back for week after week for a diverse audience.
Their latest production is an analysis of one of Lovecraft's lesser known short stories: "The Transition of Juan Romero."
Check out their website here: