Lovecraft Country Episode 1: Easter Eggs and References Explained (Nerdist News w/ Dan Casey)

HBO's Lovecraft Country premiered on Sunday and scared us silly with its whipsmart blend of supernatural mystery, doomsday cults, and monsters of every stripe. The show is jam-packed with literary references, easter eggs, and historical deep-cuts that you might have missed. Join Dan Casey on today's Nerdist News as we explore all the secrets hidden in Lovecraft Country's first episode, "Sundown." Want to go deeper into the world of Lovecraft Country? Join Nerdist Book Club on Wednesdays at 5PM PT as they discuss the book in detail. For the real-world history behind the show, check out these articles on Nerdist: Lovecraft Country and the horror of sundown towns: in new tab The real history of Lovecraft Country's Safe Negro Travel Guide: in new tab Interview with Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors: in new tab