Nerdery

Sex Ed with H.P. Lovecraft

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This short film from Craig MacNeill and written by Clay McLeod Chapman is so brilliant I can’t stand it. A few thoughts:

? Vaginas actually kind of are that scary to boys. Especially in the 7th grade. Probably some of the girls, too, I’d imagine.
? For the male reproductive system, the teacher either drew a large dick or very tiny balls.
? I’m pretty sure this is how Zardoz gets started.
? I don’t know how much the kids knew about what they were filming, but I’m certain they’re all scared for life anyways.
? You realize, of course, this video features Lovecraft teaching lovecrafts, right?

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