The piece treats H.P. Lovecraft's fear of the unknown, the absence of such fear in people who use alternative medicine, creationism, lie detectors, Chinese traditional medicine, Thomas Ligotti's short fiction and the first underground trial detonation of a nuclear charge in 1957, all in less than five pages. I'll put it on-line when the next issue appears; my column for that is already in the can.
Minotauren prints new and old short fiction and essays in Swedish, much of it translated by the editor, and also has review sections for books, magazines and movies. Jens Heimdahl is a regular contributor. This magazine caters unflinchingly to the horrific needs and cravings of all Scandinavia! I have never actually met its mysterious editor, although we live less than three kilometers apart. The unquiet waters of Lännerstasundet separate us.
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