Interviews

The Cult of the Yellow Sign on Their Doomsday Plans, Potluck Orgies, and Birthday Party for Horror Author H.P. Lovecraft

The members of the Cult of the Yellow Sign tend to grab attention wherever they go, which is to be expected, considering they're adorned head-to-toe in jet-black cloaks and openly discuss bringing about the end of the world.

For instance, when we interviewed both members of the tounge-in-cheek local "doomsday cult" and comedic performance art group (which is inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft, Robert W. Chambers, and other horror/fantasy authors) recently at Fair Trade Coffee, many patrons kept glancing over at the pair while they discussed the cult's apocalyptic goals and such whacked-out topics as "pot luck orgies" and setting goats on fire.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.