Faces in the Flames

The discernible omission of publication pertaining to WaterFire circulated infamously throughout northeast editorial circles. It became frequent water cooler chinwag that while the metropolitan publication of record, The Providence Journal, related Barnaby Evans’ art installation at regular intervals, other intervening agencies proved abortive in their attempts. The absent narratives were not the repercussions of New […]

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40 Years Later: Necronomicon Press Still Haunts RI

For four days this year, H.P. Lovecraft’s life, literature and 125th birthday will be celebrated at NecronomiCon; however, Lovecraftian groups and shops can be found year-round, from the Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council in the downtown Arcade to various walking tours held in the evenings. One that stands out is a small local publishing company […]

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Alan Moore’s Providence Explores the Horror of Reality

As Providence gears up for NecronomiCon, a semi-annual gathering to celebrate the life and work of one of Rhode Island’s most influential, revered and let’s face it, controversial writers of weird fiction, H. P. Lovecraft, an overview of a new comic series from comics legend Alan Moore titled, appropriately enough, Providence, seems in order. Alan […]

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