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  • n. A monstrous creature which features in the horror fiction of HP Lovecraft.

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  • Doh, and I was just reading the Bestiary – the one new monster, the shoggoth, is an ooze and therefore by these rules incurs no sanity loss. mxyzplk

    Sanity Rules for Pathfinder from KQ « Geek Related

  • (I tyoped "we eat god tonight," which is the other kind of shoggoth, I think.)

    "A mother would never give up."

  • And the shoggoth, useful for dusting, as rikibeth will attest.

    shit! gravity works!

  • Sustenance: whole wheat pasta w/cheese and chicken marinara; half a ham sandwich; dried apricots; water; chicken curry; really good hand-made Belgian dark chocolate from the amazing place down the street; almond butter and blueberry jam on whole wheat shoggoth bread; papadom; roasted root vegetables; a handful of nutritional supplements; black bean brownie; meatloaf, bread, and spinach;

    she's got to go away...

  • In the bread robot: future whole wheat sourdough beer herb pizzas, courtesy of my doughty (har har har) shoggoth.

    "A mother would never give up."

  • So later on I will make whole-wheat sourdough pancakes to give the shoggoth some exercise (we will eat them with the last of the borscht for lunch), and I will make whole-wheat crust pizza to use up the last of the pizza sauce and some lingering goat cheese and mozzarella, and life will be good.

    like falling stars through the universe we are hurled

  • Today I must: make shepherd's pie make carrot cake cupcakes package up books for mailing do lurking paperwork work on "The Unicorn Evils" record podcast of "The Horrid Glory of Its Wings" for Tor. com record podcast of "Knock on Coffins" for Shadow Unit take dog for walk clean basement put away dry laundry hang up washed laundry wash unwashed laundry feed shoggoth and start bread eat breakfast yoga

    i bargained for salvation and they gave a lethal dose

  • Sustenance: whole wheat pasta w/cheese and chicken marinara; half a ham sandwich; dried apricots; water; chicken curry; really good hand-made Belgian dark chocolate from the amazing place down the street; almond butter and blueberry jam on whole wheat shoggoth bread; papadom; roasted root vegetables; a handful of nutritional supplements; black bean brownie

    she's got to go away...

  • Filed under: science, shoggoth, unidentified creature

    The Lovecraft News Network

  • Several biologists have weighed in on the debate and believe -- to our bittersweet joy -- that the creature is NOT a shoggoth.

    The Lovecraft News Network

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  • See also:
    Shoggoth! The Musical

    November 18, 2008

  • I had a shoggoth, he pleased me,
    But drove me to insanity.
    Shoggoth went TEKELI-LI

    November 18, 2008

  • "It was a terrible, indescribable thing vaster than any subway train – a shapeless congerie of protoplasmic bubbles, faintly self-luminous, and with myriads of temporary eyes forming and un-forming as pustules of greenish light all over the tunnel-filling front that bore down upon us, crushing the frantic penguins and slithering over the glistening floor that it and its kind had swept so evilly free of all litter."

             — H. P. Lovecraft, At The Mountains of Madness

    May 25, 2008