WHAT GOES UP MUST COME: Confusion Contest ’75: ConCon: Fun! Games! Meaning!

Greg Hill relocated to New York from 1973—1975 and while there one of the Discordian projects he launched (under his Discordian persona of Rev. Dr. Occupant) was…

The Confusion Contest or ConCon.

Confusion Contest Flyer. Courtesy of the Discordian Archives.




As part of his official duties overseeing the Confusion Contest, Rev. Dr. Occupant issued the following report:

1975 Official Confusion Contest Report. Courtesy of the Discordian Archives.




And drum roll please…

Here are the winners of ConCon 75!

The result of ConCon 75. Courtesy of the Discordian Archives.




One of the ConCon entries “came” courtesy of Discordian poetess and one-time lover of Kerry Thornley, Judy Abrahms.

ConCon entry from Discordian Judith Arahms. Courtesy of the Discordian Archives




Here’s another ConCon entry promoting “Hot finger-size Chicken Sandwiches.”

1975 ConCon Entry: Hot finger-size Chicken Sandwiches.
Courtesy of the Discordian Archives.




The content from the ConCon files strewn across the floor
at Discordian Archives West hindquarters.

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2 Responses to WHAT GOES UP MUST COME: Confusion Contest ’75: ConCon: Fun! Games! Meaning!

  1. Brenton says:

    What seems amazing to me is just how early these guys had links overseas. Any idea how this came about? Through the military?

  2. Gorightly says:

    Brenton, I think the connections came from mail art groups existing back in the day that Hill tapped into, as opposed to overt Discordian connections.

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