Great episode from a great podcast discussing the work of HP Lovecraft from the point of view of his science background. I think his best work is that which blends into science-fiction.

Legendary weird fiction author H.P. Lovecraft revolutionized our understanding of supernatural horror in the early 20th century, but he was also a science writer and lived in a time of tremendous scientific advancement and global war. Join Robert and Julie as they chat with S.T. Joshi about the science of H.P. Lovecraft’s fiction and how it influenced popular culture. Plus, hear from a few HowStuffWorks podcast personalities on their own favorite Lovecraft tales.

If you are already a serious fan of HP Lovecraft there there might not be a lot here that you probably don’t already know although the interview with S.T. Joshi is quite interesting and worth a listen.

However for the less experienced Lovecraft-curious then it’s a good jumping off point for stories to start with.