Have you ever wanted to read the weird tales of H.P. Lovecraft but found that they just weren’t street enough for you? Well, never fear – the fine folks at the Wisecrack YouTube channel have you covered with their Thug Notes series.

Tackling such works ranging from Hamlet to Slaughterhouse Five , Thug Notes breaks down the story for you – with the appropriate urban flair. Take this artful turn of phrase describing the creation of shoggoths and their later revolt:

“To help ‘em trick out the streets they live’n in, these cats create some gee’d up hustlers called shoggoths – who later stopped takin’ orders and straight WRECKED them Elder players.”

They even provide a bit of analysis at the end to help you get your learn on. Check it out and get CRAAAZZY SKURR’D!