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September 16: Today In Discordian History

On September 16, 2006, famed Discordian Louise Lacey, aka Lady L., F.A.B., sent the following letter to Michael E. Brown, the Caltech astronomer who named the dwarf planet “Eris,” thus ushering in the Aeon of Discord. This was today in … Continue reading

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The Bizarre Origins But Otherwise True History of The John Dillinger Died For You Society

I recently contacted William “Bill” Helmer about his days at Playboy and friendship with RAW & Bob Shea. To this end, I’ll be conducting an interview with him in the near future. In the meantime, Bill shared this essay with … Continue reading

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Eris of the Month vs. Pepe the Frog

One of the crazier rabbit holes to emerge from the 2016 Presidential campaign was the viral meme of a frowning frog named Pepe, who in the election’s aftermath all of the sudden got this shit eating grin on his face … Continue reading

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December 2016 Eris of the Month: Prunella Gee As Eris

Prunella Gee in the 1977 stage adaption of Illuminatus! Send us your Eris of the Month Club submissions (more info here) by using the form at the bottom of The MGT. page.

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The Roger Spark and TeenSet Conspiracy

In The Illuminatus! Trilogy the concept of Operation Mindfuck (OM) was introduced and in many ways Illuminatus! itself was an act of OM, which included the Discordians high-jacking the Bavarian Illuminati mythos and making it their own. The method to … Continue reading

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RAW vs. Mae Brussell!

The spring 1977 issue of Conspiracy Digest featured an interview with Robert Anton Wilson (RAW) in which he discussed the full spectrum of where his head was at during the period. Fresh off the publication of Illuminatus!, the interview included … Continue reading

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Giger Meets Illuminatus!

Over at our Early Discordians facebook group, Sirius Mazzu posted a rather illuminating link that seemed to be news to everyone in the group concerning a 1978 H. R. Giger Illuminatus! illustration, which incorporated Tim Leary, H.P. Lovecraft, and possibly … Continue reading

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CHASING ERIS: On The Trail of Kerry Thornley (and his kitties)

The following is another draft excerpt from my forthcoming book Chasing Eris. The book documents my worldwide adventure to experience modern Discordian culture, meet its personalities, and discover elusive Erisian mysteries. —Brenton Clutterbuck   Adam Gorightly gives me details for … 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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Information Awareness Office (IAO) Revisited

Established in January 2002 in the aftermath of 9/11, the Information Awareness Office (IAO) was a short-lived agency that oversaw the U.S. domestic surveillance program. In 2003, IAO was axed by Congress following public criticism that the agency was overstepping … Continue reading

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