Niels Hobbs

‘Lovecraft Country’ Starts

Either the new HBO eight-episode series ‘Lovecraft Country’ is going to be really really good, or this is an excellent trailer . . . or both. Based on Matt Ruff’s novel of the same name, Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he meets up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his Uncle […]

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Vote YES On Question 2 — ‘Higher Education Facilities’

No, I did not go to the Lovecraft Arts and Science Council because it’s Halloween: I was in need of a marine biologist and store proprietor Niels Hobbs is the only marine biologist I know. (As far as I can tell, Lovecraft literature and marine biology intersect at . . . tentacles.) If passed on

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‘Alfred & Jakobine’ At Columbus Theatre

(8.31) One night only, the Columbus Theatre will be screening the documentary “Alfred & Jakobine: The 48,000 km Story of a Man, a Woman & an Old London Taxi.” This is quite a story and it has a local connection. It’s 1955 and newlyweds Alfred Hobbs and Jakobine Schou chance upon a 1934 London taxi

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Two Lovecraft Events At RIHS

Okay Howard, big smile for the camera. The Rhode Island Historical Society is hosting two H.P. Lovecraft events this week. Thursday, March 21st, 6:30pm, free — Lecture by Niels S. Hobbs, “Gods”: Atheism and the Cthulhu Mythos. (More about Hobbs.) Niels S. Hobbs will explore the world-renowned literary mythology created by Providence’s own author of

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