Smiting Snowmanity!

This is the tale where Dread Lord Cthulhu smites snowmanity in Antarctica It is well-known that Dread Lord Cthulhu and the Kraken’s main biz is to smite humanity for its arrogance and hubris [read all about it on the “Kraken mythology I” blog]. We now also know that they were recently released during the largest all-female (scientist) expedition to Antarctica to…

The Dread Lord Cthulhu – Part 2: Family Tree

This is the tale of Dread Lord Cthulhu, Soul-Eater and Eldritch God, and his fucked-up family tree H.P. Lovecraft, Cthulhu’s personal deranged chronicler, made frequent references to the ‘Great Old Ones‘. He depicts them as a loose pantheon of ancient, powerful deities from space. They once ruled the Earth and have since fallen into a deathlike sleep. Until, of course, some deranged…

Krak’n’tarctica I: Setting the scene

This is the tale of DrPusSea and the largest all-female scientists expedition in Antarctica… It starts at the ends of the earth – in the icy vastness of Antarctica, a continent full of Kraken lairs and myths. There dwells the most colossal of the Kraken family (the Colossal Squid Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni, literally the ‘Middle Claw Squid’). New Zealand toothfishermen caught this fearsome…

I iz Kraken! Me Me Meeeeeemes…

This is the fun tale of internet Kraken memes Happy Halloween! I am not going to write much here, other than asking you to send us your own favourite Kraken memes. Any self-respecting Kraken meme blog has to start with the infamous Kraken catch-call: But, when it gets to real-life people, the memes often become a bit mean: Then of course there’s…

Are Kraken Aliens?

This is the tale where we uncover if Kraken are aliens after all… So… by now you may have seen enough things on this blog to join marine biologists and, well, pretty much everyone else who’s ever encountered one of the tentacled beasties in the wild, asking themselves: “Are these things really from this Planet or are they aliens from outer space?”…

I am Dread Lord Cthulhu – Part I: Lovecraft

This is the tale of Dread Lord Cthulhu, Soul-Eater and Eldritch God, and his favourite horror writer and unwitting chronicler The Dread Lord Chtulhu [(k)ʟ̝̊ʊlʔɬuː] – good luck pronouncing that right! – the word comes from the Greek chthonic, meaning subterranean) is thought to have been created by the deranged mind of Victorian horror writer and accidental cultist, H.P. Lovecraft. Lovecraft suffered from…