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"Some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the light into the peace and safety of a new dark age." H.P. Lovecraft, "The Call of Cthulhu"

Welcome to the homepage of BloopWatch, where the Mythos meets Reality. This webpage was founded in tribute to H. P. Lovecraft, the Providence-born writer of "weird tales" who has sometimes been called the father of modern horror. The mission of this page is to document ways in which Lovecraft's writings intersect, or seem to intersect, reality.

What the Heck is "The Bloop"?


January 7, 2012
Behold! I have not forsaken you, my gentle readers! I have been trying to think of a way to bring you the Lovecraftian news you need without making a giant coding headache for myself. Today, I suddenly had a revelation: Tumblr! I have a Tumblr blog for my normal life (so to speak). Why not one for BloopWatch? So from now on, if you want the latest updates on all things creepy and Lovecraftian, follow us at

May 11, 2010
Alrighty, then. Here's the full update at last. We've got plenty of Headlines, Cthulhu Gaming, and Mythos Media entries to tempt you. We also have a pair of mysterious messages on The Bloop page, which I don't fully understand. Maybe someone can add some insight into these mysteries.

Apr. 27, 2010
The full update is still in the works, but delayed by Icelandic Volcano activity (sucks to be a travel agent at my day job.) But I had to clue folks in that we've been linked to by NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day. Check it out!

Apr. 13, 2010
Full update on the way. In the meantime, enjoy some Headlines from our hard-working correspondents and a new picture by Stephen Missal in our Submissions section.

Mar. 13, 2010
The full update look me longer to get to than expected, but here it is. Lots of updates in our Headlines, Cthulhu Gaming, and Mythos Media sections.

Mar. 7, 2010
Just a super-quick note that the HPL Film Festival has announced their dates for shows in both Portland, OR and also LA! Check it out in the Mythos Media section. Full update coming soon.

Feb 8, 2010
The updates continue! We have new Headlines, new Mythos Media, and some really fun sounding updates in our Cthulhu Gaming sections. We also have Photographs of our recent visit to 826 Boston.

**The Announcement Out of Time**
Alright, I officially can't locate the BloopWatch pins I made before. Working on Plan B.

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