Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Strange Monument Heralds Return Of Ancient Cult.

Recently in the Paseo (an arts district of Oklahoma City) a roughly fashioned concrete monument weighing approximately 100 lbs showed up mysteriously on the lawn of the Paseo Grill.

What makes this weirder is the plaque affixed to the monolith, which reads: "In the year of our lord 2012 Creer Pipi claimed this land for azathoth". Azathoth, for your edification, is an eldritch deity from the demented pantheon of horror master H. P. Lovecraft whose classic works of weird terror in the 1920s and 30s have inspired pretty much everyone since.

Is this a strange bit of guerilla art? A practical joke? Or does the Cthulhu Cult yet live?!

Sad thing is the Grill wants to toss it out. Whatever. It's awesome and fun and whimsical and adds an element of funky surprise to an otherwise generic, desperate to be like one of the cool kids brand x of a city.

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