|Isn't that Amazing!
|Discordian Division of the Ek-sen-triks CluborGuild
|Greyfaces at Wikipedia
are still threatening to
delete and/or gut the
article on Discordian
Works! Will they never
|Ignore the fnords
|Discordian Division of the Ek-sen-triks CluborGuild
Discordian Division of the Ek-sen-triks CluborGuild
The "Isn't That Amazing?" Issue
This being the Isn't that Amazing Issue, in which a couple of our members propose a holyday to a
couple of churches, author Adam Gorightly has a request, our Episkopos gets interviewed, a Discordian
is discovered at the top of Wikipedia, and a Major Discovery is foreshadowed.
AMAZING BOOKS AND ADAM GORIGHTLY
At the suggestion of author Adam Gorightly, we'll be adding a section to the discordia.loveshade.org
site featuring some fascinating and enlightening books. We definitely plan to include Gorightly's tome
The Prankster and the Conspiracy, The Story of Kerry Thornley and How He Met Oswald and
Inspired the Counterculture, which has a forward by Robert Anton Wilson. For those who've been
living isolated in a cave for 50 years, Kerry Thornley was one of the creators of Discordianism, and
was investigated in regard to the assassination of U. S. President John F. Kennedy. We plan to add a
section of books we recommend to our site, not as a favor to Gorightly, who is one of our favorite
"crackpot historians" (we mean that in a good way), but as a favor to our readers. The Prankster and
the Conspiracy is an excellent book, one of the best sources for anyone who wants to know more about
the roots of Discordianism.
Quite amazing: Principia Discordia is now available in hardback with a really cool cover! Finally there's
an edition you can use as a weapon! Look for it at amazon.com or amazon.ca!
Reverend Loveshade is being interviewed! It's being conducted by Rev St Pope Ol Boy Floats
KSC who's asking questions of "some of the most prominent individuals in the field." We aren't sure
which field--corn? In any case, Floats plans to compile them in a book, which people can read in order
to be enlightened. Or entertained. Or maybe just to have something to look at when they're using the
toilet. We'll give you more info when we get it.
DISCORDIANS FOR JESUS/LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR DAY
Discordians for Jesus will be officially founded on Sunday, 25 March 2007. It actually began in either
August or November of last year, when we had our Summit Meeting to Determine World Rulership. Nixie
Nurita and Sister Lorraine of Fairy Tree created it as a disorganization with no rules, other than you
should admire or even follow Jesus of Nazareth and Discordia. Anyone can join--if you want to be a
member, you are a member. And you can give yourself whatever office you want, too.
Surprisingly, the preteens have actually talked to officials in their respective churches about recognizing
Discordians for Jesus/Love Your Neighbor Day! Although we suspect they only mentioned the "Love
your Neighbor Day" part.
Question for the masses: What relationship does March 25 have to one of the most major holidays of
the Christian Church? You're allowed to use a calculator....
WIKIPEDIA WARS: DISCORDIAN WORKS STILL CONTROVERSIAL
The second effort to delete the article Discordian Works from the Wikipedia failed, and there was an
informal request for mediation, as we mentioned in the last Snooze Letter. But that's not the end of the
story. It has now gone to the Arbitration Committee (ArbCom) with a request for them to make a ruling.
Note that this is the highest group in all of Wikipedia, under Wikipedia founder Jimbo Wales emself. As
of right now, it appears that ArbCom may not accept it for arbitration, which means it may be decided in
a lower court. All this for us Discordians?
But a nice thing is that one of the 13 active members of ArbCom, Jpgordon, posted "Hail Eris" and
wrote to Reverend Loveshade, "I fnord for a living." So Discordians can reach the upper tiers of an
online bureaucracy? Eris is up to those old dirty tricks. You can see the article at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discordian_Works and the deletion discussion at
The mediation discussion is at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Mediation_Cabal/Cases/2007-02-10_Discordian_Works, and the
ArbCom bit is at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Requests_for_arbitration we think, although we
didn't find it last time we looked.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SUIT DAY
A Happy Birthday Suit Day to Princess Unicornia! The Princess has worked on several significant
contributions to our on-going work Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia: The Tales of Shamlicht; is the book's
Minister of Degenerate Art with Reverend Loveshade; and has a bottom we just can't resist spanking.
Swat! You can email b-day greetings to email@example.com (email address removed).
AMAZING DISCOVERY AND NEWD MEMBER
Shamlicht Kids Club co-founder Sister Hooter and the sister's assistant, Pope Hilde, have made an
amazing discovery: they have unearthed records that may show the identity of the blind Discordian
oracle in "Five Blind Men and an Elephant," a major Discordian prophet-philosopher whose records
have been missing for centuries! We can't reveal the details yet, but we anxiously await the report of
the two staff members of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception School for Unwed Mothers.
DECISION ON PROPOSED STUFF FOR THE BOOK
We got several responses to proposed writings for Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia: The Tales of Shamlicht.
These were "Animal Sex: Furry and Feathery" by Dr. Octopussy and Reverend Loveshade; "Five
Basic Beliefs: A Discordian Version" by Reverend Loveshade and based on a piece by The
Loveshade Family; "The Golden Apple" by Reverend Loveshade; and "The Lawn" by the mythical
Gamemaster Loveshade. The clear consensus was favorable toward them all, so they'll be in the
book. By the way, do the names of most of these authors seem to have something in common? Can't
quite put my finger on what it is....
SEASON OF DISCORD HOLYDAYS
(See a list of all our holydays with a link to full descriptions at
March 19 (5 Discord): Mojoday (PD) or Lingananday
March 25 (11 Discord): Discordians for Jesus/Love Your Neighbor (DJ) NEW!
April 1 (18 Discord): April Fool's Day (O)
April 2 (19 Discord): St John the Blasphemist's Day (ED)
April 6 (23 Discord): Jake Day (O)
May 3 (50 Discord): Discoflux (PD)
May 23 (70 Discord): Jake Day Jr. (DJ)/Day of the Elppin (MH) NEW!
May 25 (72 Discord): Towel Day (O) NEW!
PROPOSED STUFF FOR THE BOOK
Another Snooze Letter or two, and this feature may vanish, as Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia: The Tales of
Shamlicht nears completion. What will we do after that? Don't worry; we'll think of something.
We have decided to send future submissions only to those who request to review them. The reason for
this is simple: we have a lot of them that we want to go through relatively quickly so we can finish the
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