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About eldritchhobbit

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  • Birthday 11/26/1971


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    Miskatonic University
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    Miskatonic University, Shub-Niggurath, Jack, Vice, El Dia De Reyes, Gingerbread Poppet 2007, Pumpkin Latte Favorite Notes: I love pumpkin, coffee, cinnamon, clove, ginger, nutmeg, mint, dark chocolate, apple, musk, patchouli, and tobacco.

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    My favorite things include science fiction, fantasy, dystopias, Gothic literature, history, vegetarianism, and Boston terriers.


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  1. On my “Looking Back on Genre History” segment on the latest episode of the StarShipSofa podcast, I discuss the anniversary of the science fiction series Blake’s 7. StarShipSofa 704 Ramez Yoakeim | StarShipSofa View the full post.
  2. Now that Anna Torv’s great work on The Last of Us is encouraging some folks to (re)discover the brilliant series Fringe, I’m reminded what a delight and joy it was to contribute the essay “In Search of Fringe’s Literary Ancestors” to Kevin R. Grazier’s anthology about the show, Fringe Science: Parallel Universes, White Tulips, and Mad Scientists. ALTALT View the full post.
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    “The Contrary Gardener”

    Escape Pod | The Original Science Fiction Podcast I was delighted to narrate the wonderful science fiction story “The Contrary Gardener” by Christopher Rowe. Both parts are now available from the Escape Pod podcast! View the full post.
  4. ALT I’m wishing everyone a very happy New Year’s Eve! Here’s the energy I want to take into 2023. View the full post.
  5. My favorite series this year! What are yours? View the full post.
  6. Reading now. View the full post.
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    Where I am online:

    Website: http://amyhsturgis.com Mastodon: http://universeodon.com/@drahsturgis Twitter: http://twitter.com/drahsturgis Dreamwidth: http://eldritchhobbit.dreamwidth.org View the full post.
  8. ICYMI, my talk “Whitechapel ‘What Ifs’: Evolving Perspectives on the Autumn of Terror in Science Fiction” is now on Rippercast. Casebook: Jack the Ripper - Podcast - Dr. Amy Sturgis -Whitechapel What Ifs- Evolving Perspectives on the Autumn of Terror in Science Fictio View the full post.
  9. A new take on familiar entertainment | Lenoir-Rhyne University My Star Wars class gets a shout out in this article. I’m offering it again in the Spring 2023 semester. View the full post.
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    Halloween 2022: Halloween Day

    Happy Halloween, everyone! Song: “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe Quote: The angels, not half so happy in Heaven, Went envying her and me— Yes!—that was the reason (as all men know, In this kingdom by the sea) That the wind came out of the cloud by night, Chilling and killing my Annabel Lee. Read the complete poem. Listen to Joan Baez’s performance… View the full post.
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    Halloween 2022: Day 30

    It’s Halloween Eve, and this is a favorite of mine! This quote, in particular, is one of my favorite lines from any song. Song: “Crazy Mary” Quote: That which you fear most could meet you halfway. Read the complete lyrics. Listen to the performance of Victoria Williams… View the full post.
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    Halloween 2022: Day 29

    Song: “Ghost” Quote: In the wind, there’s a lonesome sound. In the night, there’s a cry from the hill country ground. It’s a hum from an ancient tone. It’s a presence. I can feel it in my bones. Somethin’ I can’t see has been surroundin’ me, There’s a ghost trying to talk through me. Read the complete lyrics. Listen to South Austin Jug Band’s performance… View the full post.
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    Halloween 2022: Day 28

    Song: “Graveyard Blues” Quote: I got up this morning, With the blues all around my bed. I got up this morning, With blues all around my bed. I had a dream last night The one that I loved was dead. Read the complete lyrics. Listen to the performance of Roscoe Holcomb… View the full post.
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    Halloween 2022: Day 27

    Song: “Down in the Willow Garden” Quote: My father often told me That money would set me free, If I’d but murder that dear little girl Whose name was Rose Connolly. Read the complete lyrics. Listen to the performance of Tim O'Brien & Paul Brady… View the full post.