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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 ended up defecting to the U.S.S.R. in the middle of the Cold War. Little did […]

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Robert Anton Wilson and The Golden Horde

Robert Anton Wilson first met Ireland’s most fnord notorious “psychedelic/garage/trash punk” band, The Golden Horde, while on vacation in Dublin in the early-80s. In 1985, The Golden Horde released their first LP, The Chocolate Biscuit Conspiracy!, on Hotwire Records with co-credit to Wilson, who provided lyrics and spoken word vocals on several tracks. The Chocolate […]

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Interview of Louise Lacey, Early Discordian Goddess by Adam Gorightly

I recently happened upon an interview I did with Louise Lacey back in 2007 and thought it’d make a good addition to Historia Discordia, including — as it does — Louise’s recounting of the halcyon days of Discordianism along with some fond remembrances of Robert Anton Wilson, Greg Hill and Kerry Thornley. At one point […]

The Discordian Archives Explained! is dedicated to documenting the origins and history of the Discordian Society and as a vehicle to provide updates and information on current and forthcoming book projects related to the Discordian Archives. And what are the Discordian Archives? Gheez, I thought you would never ask. The Discordian Archives are, of course, Greg Hill’s archives, […]


YOU ARE THE MEDIA. Expanding Mind Podcast June 29, 2014 with Adam Gorightly: Anarchism, synchronicity, and the joke religion spawned by the vision of a Goddess in a bowling alley: a talk with “crackpot historian” Adam Gorightly about his new book Historia Discordia: The Origins of the Discordian Society. Hail Eris! Adam Gorightly presents a […]

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JFK Assassination Day and Discordianism by Adam Gorightly

Nov 22nd, also known as “JFK Assassination Day,” is a high holy day in Discordianism—or if it’s not, it should be. Discordianism—for those not in the know—is a religion that worships Eris, the Greek Goddess of Chaos and Discord, that was created (or revealed) to a couple of lads named Greg Hill and Kerry Thornley […]




WATCH YOUR HAT AND COAT. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST PROPERTY. THE MGT. Our team of dedicated Discordian History “experts” are here to meet your every Erisian whim. Meet the k00k Cabal… at your own peril! Michele Witchipoo is an illustrator, cartoonist and blogger. She lives in NYC with the Rev. Squeaky Squeakums, a cat who’s […]

The Early Discordians Revealed!

For many years, Discordians far and wide wondered if Greg Hill ever actually existed, or if he was someone Kerry Thornley invented out of whole cloth. Any doubt that Hill was an honest-to-goddess-flesh-and-bones-card-carrying Discordian (aka Malaclypse the Younger) was put to rest with the publication of my book The Prankster and the Conspiracy, which included […]