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Category Archive: mythology

Jan 18 2014

Can Someone With Bollywood Knowledge Please Tell Me WTF’s Going On Here?

Goddess going after a god with a trident. I don't know who she is, but I bloody love her style.

I miss Nami and Janhavi. They used to drag me to their houses to watch Bollywood films. I’d sit there watching people in very colorful costumes swirl around, and I’d listen to some very energetic songs, and be thoroughly mystified as to what was happening and why my friends were laughing their asses off. But …

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Mar 31 2013

Sunday Song: Love, Fate, Fertility, and Bagpipes

So as some folks celebrate a pagan holiday stuffed uncomfortably in a Christian suit, and some of us resist (or fail to resist) the urge to eat horrid hollow chocolate animals for old time’s sake, and the more adventurous among us wait for the Peeps to go half price so we can find ever more …

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Sep 21 2010

The Wolf in the Fault and Other Stories

I have to admit something: I may be an atheist, but I’m also a complete sucker for Norse mythology.  When I shared my home with cockroaches, I even sacrificed them to Odin.  It’s somehow more satisfying that way. Every Thursday, I squee with glee, because I know it’s Thorsday at Lockwood’s place.  I love all …

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Apr 09 2008

Passing Observations: All About Odin

Today is a good day for Norse mythology. It’s not only Odinsday (Odin = Wotan = Wotan’s Day), it’s the 9th. 9 is a number sacred to Odin. Nice symmetry, there. Since I can’t actually honor the god with human sacrifice, as such is illegal (and would be a silly thing for an atheist to …

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