Tag Archives: leviathan

Big Birds

I don’t think I’ve ever written a post about the Simurgh, the giant bird from Persian mythology that I actually first came across in the Xanth series. Pretty much always identified as female, this peacock-like bird is often shown as … Continue reading

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I Go Ogopogo

One mythical monster I’ve been meaning to feature here for some time but so far haven’t gotten around to is the Ogopogo, a palindromic name for the British Columbian equivalent of the Loch Ness Monster. Cryptozoologists claim that it’s a … Continue reading

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Tell My Wife I Am Trolling Atlantis

Atlantis: The Lost Empire – This 2001 Disney release seems to be largely forgotten, perhaps due partially to the lack of songs (it’s actually the third of these animated films in a row not to be a musical) and cute … Continue reading

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I’ll Take This Call from Valhalla

With Halloween coming up, how about a post on dead people? Specifically, I’m talking about views of the afterlife in Norse mythology. I’m sure most of you know about the warriors of Valhalla, but most people don’t get to go … Continue reading

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It’s the Halloween Season

With Halloween coming up at the end of the month, it’s about time for me to make my typical rant about how absurd it is when hardcore Christians act like it’s some kind of Satanic celebration. This is especially ridiculous … Continue reading

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