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A Discordian Directory

Reason Magazine’s Jesse Walker, author of The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory—which delves a bit into Discordian History and the Bavarian Illuminati—just gave me a heads up about A Discordian Directory #24, a zine published circa late 1980s … Continue reading

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Principia Discordia: Celebrating 50 Years of Chaos! (Maybe!)

Prepare thyselves, O Discordians… The Truth Shall Set You Confused… in 2,500 words or less! 2015 (or 3181 on the Discordian calendar) marks the 50th anniversary (maybe!) of the first edition of Principia Discordia, or How the West was Lost, … Continue reading

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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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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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The Brunswick Shrine Has Gone Dark!

THE PROFITCIES WERE SOLD! THE SIGNS WERE SEEN! GREYFACE HAS COME! Sad news, my fellow Discordians. The Brunswick Shrine has gone dark! The announcement came through the following news reports detailing the end of an era, the closure of the … Continue reading

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Greg Hill Gets Letters (Part 00007) #orgybutter

A letter to Dr. Iggy (aka Greg Hill) dated September 1970 from Mrs. Elio (whoever she may be) from Scheneetady, New York thanking Greg “for the chicken shit” and enclosing a “stamp and $1 for Principia. If no Principias left, … 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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Week 59 of Illuminatus! Group Reading: Semaj the Elder (Part 00002)

On page 622 of Illuminatus!, Hagbard Celine’s Never Whistle While You’re Pissing reminded me of an early-80s letter in the Discordian Archives addressed to Greg Hill and Kerry Thornley courtesy of a Discordian named Semaj the Elder. I really don’t … Continue reading

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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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Semi-Recent Additions to the Discordian Archives: Principia Discordia Editions

Sometimes people send me things here at the Discordian Archives… and sometimes I get around to writing about them. Hence the title “semi-recent” as it’s been several months since I received the items in question—two different versions of Principia Discordia … Continue reading

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