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Since Cthulhu Coffee is a parody site, we often wind up walking a fine line when our jokes involve use of copyrighted materials, characters, and photos. So, here's the legel-ese. You can click the links below to jump to sections you are more interested in.

Our Copyrights

    Cthulhu Coffee © 1999, Melissa Kaercher, Ted Meissner, Mike Prow, Jeff Roetzel. All rights reserved.

    Cthulhu Coffee © 2000, Melissa Kaercher, Ted Meissner, Rick Snyder, Sharon Snyder, James Melin, George Richard, Sarah Richard, Chris Hoyal. All rights reserved.

    Cthulhu Coffee © 2001, Melissa Kaercher, Ted Meissner, Rick Snyder, Sharon Snyder, Jeff Roetzel, Mike Prow, Rob Knight, Jason Olsen, Eric Rosenberg, Lisa Rosenberg, Pete Peloquin. All rights reserved.

    Original images and text used on this site © Cthulhu Coffee unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.

    Cthulhu Coffee occasionally draws from other copyrighted/trademarked materials for purposes of parody (we are humorists, after all).

    Cthulhu Coffee does not operate for profit. Money generated from sale of logo items are used to defer costs of Cthulhu Coffee events. Anything over and above our costs will be donated to charity.

Other Copyrighted/Trademarked Material Used By Cthulhu Coffee

    Images and other material on this site not original to the Cthulhu Coffee project are either believed to be public domain or are used as advertisement for other parties. We always make our best efforts to note what sources we have drawn from. If you have questions regarding the use of images found on this site, or if you believe we are guilty of misuse of copyrighted material, please e-mail the web minion and we will correct any problems.

    On the main page:

      The JavaScript lake effect was developed by Dave Griffiths and is public domain. All rights reserved.

      Top 100 Cthulhu Mythos Sites banner coursesy of the Top 100 Cthulhu Mythos Sites page on topsitelists.com of the Jarvis Network. All rights reserved. (I apologize, but I have no idea who runs the page, and the information was not available as far as I could find.)

    On the 1999 Slogans page, and the 1999 posters:

      Image of Buffy the Vampire Slayer © Warner Brothers Studios. All rights reserved.

      Images of The Tick and Arthur © Fox Network and Ben Edlund. All rights reserved.

    On the 2000 Slogans page, and the 2000 posters:

      Image of Pikachu © Nintendo. All rightzs reserved.

      Image from The Thing © Universal Pictures. All rights reserved.

      Image from Frankenstein © Universal Pictures. All rights reserved.

      Image from Re-Animator © Empire Pictures. All rights reserved.

      Image of The Partridge Family © Columbia Pictures Television. All rights reserved.

      Image of The Brady Bunch © Paramount Pictures Corporation, a Viacom Company. All rights reserved.

      Portrait of H. P. Lovecraft modified from a photo of the author. Try as I might, I could not find out who took the photo or who owns rights to it. Its a good bet that his likeness and the photo is copyrighted by his estate.

      I must apologize, but I don't remember just where the Janet Reno photo, the Bill Gates photo, the Rush Limbaugh photo, or the image of the Pope came from. I believe they are all © the Associated Press. Please let me know if I am in error.

    On the 2001 Slogans page, and the 2001 posters:

      Image of the Wonder Twins © Hanna Barbarra. All rights reserved.

      Image from Doctor Who © Terry Nation's estate. All rights reserved.

      Image from Zero Wing © Sega. All rights reserved.

      Image from South Park © Comedy Central. All rights reserved.

      Image from Lassie © Jack Wrather Productions. All rights reserved.

      Image from The Twilight Zone © CBS Television. All rights reserved.

      Image of Bill Gates is from an unknown source, possibly © the Associated Press.

      Image from Army of Darkness © Renaissance Pictures. All rights reserved.

      Image from In the Mouth of Madness © New Line Cinema. All rights reserved.

    On the About page:

      Image of Jeffrey Combs in Bride of Re-Animator © Empire Pictures. All rights reserved.

    On the Cthulhudance page:

      Idea for animation drawn from the Hampsterdance web page © Abatis International, LLC. All rights reserved.

      Sound sample is a small clip from The X-Files theme played backwards and at high speed. The X-Files © Fox Network. All rights reserved.

    On the Cthulhu Family Circus page:

      Parody of The Family Circus © Bil Keane and King Features Syndicate.

    On the Contact page:

      Image of Jeffrey Combs in Bride of Re-Animator © Empire Pictures. All rights reserved.

    On the Java Witch Project page:

      Parody of The Blair Witch Project logo © Artisan. All rights reserved.

    On Jason's bio page:

      Image of skull is modified from an engraving from the 1918 edition of Gray's Anatomy. The online edition of the text is © Bartleby.com. All rights reserved.

    On the Links page:

      DirectNic, GIF Wizard, and David Griffiths banners are all copyrighted to their respective companies. All rights reserved.

      Top 100 Cthulhu Mythos Sites banner coursesy of the Top 100 Cthulhu Mythos Sites page on topsitelists.com of the Jarvis Network. All rights reserved. (I apologize, but I have no idea who runs the page, and the information was not available as far as I could find.)

      Portrait of H. P. Lovecraft modified from a photo of the author. Try as I might, I could not find out who took the photo or who owns rights to it. Its a good bet that his likeness and the photo is copyrighted by his estate.

    On the News pages:

      Various images of products sold by Chaosium, Inc. through Wizard's Attic are copyrighted by their individual producers. Further information can be obtained from Chaosium, Inc..

      Top 100 Cthulhu Mythos Sites banner coursesy of the Top 100 Cthulhu Mythos Sites page on topsitelists.com of the Jarvis Network. All rights reserved. (I apologize, but I have no idea who runs the page, and the information was not available as far as I could find.)

      The image of the drowned roller coaster is © David Brewster, and it was featured in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on April 18th.

      The modified images of George W. Bush and Al Gore are coursesy of The Bruching Shuttlecocks. I imagine the original photos used were copyrighted by the Associated Press.

    On the How To Host a Party page:

      Image of Jeffrey Combs in Bride of Re-Animator © Empire Pictures. All rights reserved.

    On the Pikachu's Nightmare page:

      Ash © Nintendo. All rights reserved.

      Cenobyte cube © Cinemarque Entertainment BV. All rights reserved.

    On the Story Summary pages:

      Images from Re-Animator, Bride of Re-Animator, and From Beyond all © Empire Pictures. All rights reserved.

    On the To Do page:

      Image of Jeffrey Combs in Bride of Re-Animator © Empire Pictures. All rights reserved.

    On the Who page:

      Image of brain is modified from an engraving from the 1918 edition of Gray's Anatomy. The online edition of the text is © Bartleby.com. All rights reserved.

    On the Why page:

      Image of Jeffrey Combs in From Beyond © Empire Pictures. All rights reserved.

Use of Materials From Cthulhu Coffee

    Original images and text from this web site may be used with permission (and, of course, proper credit given). Please ontact the web minion for further information.

    The .pdf files of the Cthulhu Coffee posters may be printed for personal use only.

Linking to Cthulhu Coffee

    Of course, please feel free to link to us! We have only a couple guidelines:

    1. If possible, please link only to this address: http://www.cthulhu-coffee.com. If you must link to a sub-page, please also include a link to the main page.
    2. Please e-mail the web minion and let us know that you are linking to our site. We like to link to people who link us! We also are lonely folk who like to hear from people in distant lands.
    3. Feel free to use a banner or graphic below. If you want something special or custom for your site, just e-mail the web minion and ask nice (sacrifices of goats are no longer required for custom banners).

Hosting and Geek Credits

    Web hosting for Cthulhu Coffee is provided by the ever-capable kittyfox.net.

    The slogan randomizer on the main page was written by Jason O.

    This site is designed and maintained with Adobe GoLive, running on a Macintosh Powerbook G3.

In Brief

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