Category Archives: illuminatus!


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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Eye in the Arse: How To Tell a True Illuminatus

Courtesy of Greg Hill (aka Mad Malik, A.I.S.B.), instructions on “How To Tell a True Illuminatus” from a fake one, which probably means that Miley Cyrus is accepted, although not considered ancient at the moment.

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1994 HOAX! Magazine interview with Ken Campbell

The following is an interview of Ken Campbell for HOAX! Magazine dated October 1994 conducted by John C. S. Quel, reprinted with permission. Grab the PDF here.

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Adam Gorightly Interviewed by Jim Harold — Discordianism, Kerry Thornley, 23

Gorightly interviewed by Jim Harold on Discordianism, Kerry Thornley, 23, The Church of the SubGenius, Robert Anton Wilson, and more! http://jimharold.com http://jimharold.net http://www.adamgorightly.com Video by Floyd Anderson located here on The YouTube.

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Re-Release of the Illuminatus! Comic

I recently received this announcement from Mark Philip Steele: “Good news, folks, the ILLUMINATUS! comic I published back in 1987 is now in e-comic format, including text commentary. It’s a zip file available for download, and may end up at … Continue reading

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The State of the Art of Research on Discordianism by Christian Greer

Despite numerous attempts to analyze its history, symbols, practices, and beliefs, scholarship on Discordianism has been largely deficient. The most pressing problem is that scholars have neglected the majority of Discordianism’s primary source materials, and are thus unable to provide … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Discordianism — The Chaos Religion of Kerry Thornley

Here’s a snippet of an interview of Adam Gorightly discussing Kerry Thornley with Michael Parker on his show Antidote available on the LipTV.   For those with the time (about 40 minutes) and the interest, here’s the Full Interview entitled … Continue reading

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Illuminatus! Group Reading Week 62: The Epistle to the Paranoids

On page 657 of Illuminatus!, a quote from Lord Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst (aka Kerry Thornley) starts out The Tenth Trip chapter with: “Ye have locked yerselves up in cages of fear; and, behold, do ye now complain that ye lack … Continue reading

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