Magic and Cthulhu Mythos with Daniel Harms

Daniel Harms | The DisinfoCast with Matt Staggs: Episode 14

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Scholar Daniel Harms is an expert on the history of magic and the works of H.P. Lovecraft, creator of the Cthulhu Mythos. Harms and host Matt Staggs discuss The Long Lost Friend, an authentic American grimoire, along the way taking fascinating diversions into the murky and contentious history of a not-so-authentic grimoire: The Necronomicon. Join us for an hour of occult secrets, esoteric rivalry and imagination on this episode of The DisinfoCast.

10 Comments on "Magic and Cthulhu Mythos with Daniel Harms"

  1. Icekingjr | Jul 5, 2012 at 10:06 am |

    The download link needs to be fixed- it is pointing to last one

  2. Great interview, @mattstaggs:disqus !

    Wonderful topics and guest.

    I’ll have to take a look at _The Long Lost Friend_ .

    I’ve already got a copy of Harms’ _Encyclopedia Cthulhiana_ on my bookshelf.

    In that same vein, maybe you could get Robert M. Price on your show. I’d love to hear you interview Price or Harms (again) without the necessity for keeping the discussion at a “General Interest” level.

    Thanks for this episode.

    • Hey, @zenc! Price has tentatively agreed to a discussion – I just need to follow up. And yeah, I’ve got the Encyclopedia, too. GREAT resources. Thanks for listening!

      • Hey, just a friendly reminder to follow up on Robert M. Price, if that’s still in the works.

        Good job on the Mayan technology show too. What a relief it was to hear someone talk about something other than the calender issue. 

  3. RememberBuilding7.Org | Jul 7, 2012 at 5:24 am |

    Interesting.

  4. JohnFrancisBittrich | Jul 7, 2012 at 8:25 pm |

    Matt, this was far and away one of the best of your recent podcasts. Keep up the good work!

  5. ‘Scholar Daniel Harms is an expert on the history of magic and the works of H.P. Lovecraft, creator of the Cthulhu Mythos.’
    And he’s made a living doing that? LUCKY bastard.

  6. I never seen real majic….
     

  7. rainy sound…………………

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