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November 27: This Day in Discordian History

On this date in 1963—in the aftermath of the JFK assassination—we find the first mention of Kerry Thornley’s The Idle Warriors, his novel based on Lee Harvey Oswald and life in the Marines during the Cold War era. Thornley’s observations … Continue reading

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Cosmic Trigger Online Reading Group, Week 19

Thanks to Charles Faris for inviting me take the helm for this week’s Cosmic Trigger reading. I ended up writing a lot more than I’d initially intended… but sometimes that happens! (I blame it on the Dog Days.) We pick … Continue reading

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AUDIO: 1992 Interview of Kerry Thornley by Kenn Thomas: THE IDLE WARRIORS

From one of Adam Gorightly‘s cassette tapes courtesy of Steamshovel Press… Kerry Thornley interviewed by Kenn Thomas about the IllumiNet Press publication of Thornley’s The Idle Warriors. Youtubed by Floyd Anderson. READ A CHAPTER EXCERPT of the The Idle Warriors.

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SHOUT OUT: Steamshovel Press Winter 2015: The Tyrant’s Foe. The People’s Friend.

Kenn Thomas has released the latest edition of Steamshovel Press as a $2.99 digital download with a dead-on retro zine cover that clearly nods to the Principia Discordia. A great issue on a variety of subjects and with this slick … Continue reading

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Discordian Timeline

Items from the Discordian Archives will appear here as they become available…   —1959— Greg Hill – The Complete Art of Collecting Belly-Button Lint   —1960— Apocalypse: A Trade Journal For Doom Prophets   —1961— Recently Discovered Poems by Greg … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago: Testimony of Kerry Wendell Thornley

From the final report of the President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy, known unofficially as the “Warren Commission” The testimony of Kerry Wendell Thornley was taken at 9:40 a.m., on May 18, 1964, at 200 Maryland Avenue NE., … Continue reading

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‘Working Class Hero Magazine’ Interview With Kerry Thornley

Back somewhere in the mid-90s, my pal Matt Lutz of Working Class Hero Magazine conducted this wonderful interview with Kerry Thornley. I’ve lost touch with Matt over the years, but I’m sure he wouldn’t mind us reviving it here. —Adam … Continue reading

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DS Documents A-Plenty!

The times they were a changin’ back in ‘64. JFK had just been takin’ out and shortly after The Beatles emerged on the landscape to breathe a little positive vibe into the National Downer that’d just gone down the rabbit … Continue reading

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The Origins of “Historia Discordia”: A Flashback Review of The Prankster and the Conspiracy

Back in 2004, Brian Doherty of Reason Magazine reviewed The Prankster and the Conspiracy (Amazon Kindle, Paperback) and titled his review “Historia Discordia,” a title that, with Brian’s consent, I’ve decided to use for this website, as well as the … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story: Excerpt from Kerry Thornley’s THE IDLE WARRIORS

What was Lee Harvey Oswald really like? In 1962, Marine Corps Pvt. Kerry W. Thornley (and Discordian Society co-founder with Greg Hill) finished writing his first novel based on a friend and fellow Marine buddy, Lee Harvey Oswald, who strangely … Continue reading

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