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Lovecraft Country Went Meta and Got Even More Disturbing

Lovecraft Country Went Meta and Got Even More Disturbing

With each episode of Lovecraft Country’s first season, a new family member or friend in Atticus Freeman’s midst has been unceremoniously dragged into a dark convergence of events that might result in a Lovecraftian apocalypse. By shifting its focus onto each member of its supporting cast, Lovecraft Country’s been able…

Lovecraft Country Is Getting to the Root of Everyone’s Pain

Lovecraft Country Is Getting to the Root of Everyone’s Pain

Much as each of Lovecraft Country’s episodes have further expanded upon its strange world of eldritch magic and white supremacist occultists seeking to control it, the show’s never lost sight of the fact that it’s telling a complicated story about multiple generations of interconnected Black families working though all kinds…