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Cannibalism in "The Picture in the House"

The Picture in the House by Mercvtio (www.deviantart.com)

Previously we discussed the occurrence of cannibalism in nature and the potential literary meaning of the act. While actual incidences of cannibalism in humans are somewhat rare, particularly in recent times, it is and has known to occur. 1,083 more words

H.P. Lovecraft

HISTORY TIE-IN: SNOW DAYS

Kids in British Columbia’s sunny Okanagan are now back in school, but earlier this week, the Okanagan wasn’t so sunny, and they had a couple of ‘Snow Days’ – something that hasn’t happened in this region for decades. 110 more words

HISTORY HAPPENINGS

This Day in the Secret History: December 26, 2014

HISTORY. Conspiracies, murder, secret societies, torture, assassination, war: What REALLY happened on this day in history? The stories behind the grand narrative we call “history” for December 26. 551 more words

Conspiracies

The Cannibal Taboo

I remember seeing an old Harvard Lampoon magazine that did a cover on the Ladies Home Journal. One of the articles was titled “Why People Secretly Fear Murderers” Well, that’s obvious, I thought…because there’s a reasonable chance the murderer may murder you next. 675 more words