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You Should Sea This Lady

I attended the Coney Island Mermaid Parade today, and I noticed that the King and Queen of the Parade are referred to as King Neptune and Queen Mermaid. Doesn’t seem entirely congruent, but there you go. I’m not sure why … Continue reading

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Promoting Proteus

It’s Saturday, and that means mythology here at VoVatia. Today’s subject is Proteus, the Old Man of the Sea, who famously showed up in the Odyssey. This son of Poseidon is a shepherd, a prophet, and a shape-shifter. He is … Continue reading

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