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04 Oct, 2009

HP Lovecraft Film Festival 2009

Posted by: Dave In: Film|HPL|Oregon|Weird

Having a great time at the HP Lovecraft Film Festival here in cloudy Portland, OR. This year’s short films were pretty good overall. Some stand out films this year were “Noirville”, “Tinglewood”, “Seance” and “Dirt Dauber.” I’m looking forward to a showing of “The Mist” later tonight, which is a faithful adaptation of Stephen King’s […]

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05 Oct, 2008

Darkest of the Hillside Thickets

Posted by: Dave In: HPL|Music|Oregon

I took these photos and video last night at Tony Starlights in Portland. The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets played to a packed house for the HP Lovecraft Film Festival. The show was fantastic. Justine and I were singing along to all the crazy Thickets’ songs. A good time was had by all. Here’s a […]

04 Oct, 2008

HP Lovecraft Filmfest 2008

Posted by: Dave In: Film|HPL|Oregon

It’s that time of year again, folks!  Justine and I mysteriously woke up in Portland, Oregon yesterday standing in front of the Hollywood Theater.  It’s rainy.  It’s cold.  It’s dark. In other words…it’s perfect. We watchd the introduction by Robert Price and Brian Lumely.  I also met Mike Mignola and chatted about Hellboy a little […]

Justine here. Been awhile. Since I completely dissed P-town last year, I feel the need to make reparation to my loyal readers who may have held a divergent opinion. I hate Portland no longer now that I’m able to accept it for what it is, rather than seeing it as a safe haven away from […]

07 Oct, 2006

HP Lovecraft Film Festival 2006 – Day one

Posted by: Dave In: Film|HPL|Oregon

After the introduction to the festival from founder, Andrew Migliore and a brief chat with author, Ramsey Campbell, Robert Price gave the Lovecraftian blessing while wearing a yellow mitre adorned with strange symbols while he sported an ear-to-ear, fully-bearded grin. We all opted to catch both block one and block two of the short films.  […]

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It will be 92F in Houston tomorrow (and that’s not including the heat index, so we’re probably talking around 95-96).  When we land in Portland tomorrow at around 11AM it will be around 71F. This is a 20F degree gift from God I will be receiving tomorrow. You have no idea how happy this makes […]

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22 Sep, 2006

HPL Festival scheduled posted

Posted by: Dave In: Film|HPL|Oregon

The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival website has been updated with some additional information on the features, timeslots, events and shorts for the weekend of insanity. The schedule can be found here. Two weeks to go. -Dave

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30 Aug, 2006

HPL: 2007

Posted by: Dave In: Friends|HPL|Oregon|Travel|Web

It’s that time again. We’ve booked our trip to Portland, Oregon for the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival. Some friends are in tow this time around, so I’m hoping it’s even more fun than it was last year. – Dave P.S. – I stumbled on a site called TripHub that I used to log some trip […]

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  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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