Electric Literature asked John Darnielle, singer/songwriter with the Mountain Goats and author of Wolf in White Van, to pick a book to talk about. And Darnielle chose The Worm Ouroboros, a 1922 fantasy novel by Eric Rücker Eddison that's one of the precursors to Tolkien.
It's always a great time to pay homage to the master of eldritch horror — and The Revelator is here for you, with a fantastic H.P. Lovecraft themed issue. There's a highly entertaining editorial, plus amazing fiction by Meghan McCarron and Laird Barron. McCarron's "Lovecraft in Brooklyn" not only takes its name from a…
The Mountain Goats, or basically John Darnielle, have gone through a pretty major evolution over the years. The new single "Cry For Judas" off the upcoming album Transcendental Youth is a great example not only of how far they've come but how they've done it without really giving anything up.