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Kratos and Barrel

While I still occasionally write about video games, I have to say it’s been a while since I’ve actually PLAYED one. I keep meaning to get back to the Dragon Quest games for the DS and some of the Sims … Continue reading

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Where the Ballyhoos and the Tritons Are

In Hans Christian Andersen’s original tale of “The Little Mermaid,” the titular mermaid’s father is simply known as the Sea King, and is a widower with six daughters and a mother who tends his house. In Disney’s adaptation, they removed … Continue reading

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Nike Likes It!

One goddess who was represented quite a bit in art but didn’t feature in a whole lot of myths was Nike, the personification of victory. According to Hesiod, she was the daughter of the Titan Pallas and the Nymph Styx … Continue reading

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