Mythology

Prosperina: A Mythology of the Modern World Holiday Special

We have returned, with a special myth. It's also a long one, to warn -- though I don't think people will complain. Unless, of course, they do. People find the time to complain, sometimes. This is a holiday special, though the holiday in question is somewhat vague. I don't think we can call it Christmas,… Continue reading Prosperina: A Mythology of the Modern World Holiday Special

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Why are there Suburbs?

And good morning... to you. Today's myth comes to us from "zeruslord" (who, I am given to understand, is Lord of Zerus, and there is no doubt one does not want to be on the bad side of the Lord of Zerus, so you'll understand if I answer the request, I trust. Mythologists have to… Continue reading Why are there Suburbs?

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Manannán mac Lir and the Isle of Ninjas.

As you know, I didn't write a myth last week. It was that sort of a week. The sort where you work, oh, fifteen days in a row, mostly longer than eight hours in a given day, and feel the burn of exhaustion. But it seems people liked the retelling of the Viscountess, which is… Continue reading Manannán mac Lir and the Isle of Ninjas.

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Why do some people stay on the train past the end of the line?

Monday as always is Mythology day, and it's that time once again. (And who expected we'd still be keeping this up all these weeks later?) Today's myth offering answers a question posed by a fellow called CrazyDave. And you know, I'm not about to mess with him. Guy's crazy. I was going to go with… Continue reading Why do some people stay on the train past the end of the line?