Category Archives: Hermes

Prayer for the Empire

To the god who loves to roll and nuzzle into mortal filth the way a dog does warm grass in a shit-strewn dog park I offer my sea-less Empire. The zit-faced babies in their wife-beaters who hang at the shop across … Continue reading

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God at Rest

“All I mean to imply is that, other things being equal, a heroic figure at rest has a greater transporting power than one which is shown in action.” -Aldous Huxley, Heaven and Hell I think this is less about the … Continue reading

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Conversing with Gods: Excreta

Me: Given the myth of Orion, I suppose it’s safe to say gods pee. Hermes: Yes. Gods “excrete”, but we have a much holier way of wiping our asses.

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If Hermes’ lean and glorious body were the vast Mojave desert, Las Vegas would be his golden erection.


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All the Glorious Tale of His Own Begetting

This is enchanting in every way. I know the musician in this video meant his performance to evoke scenes of King David, but as a Hellenist, it puts me in mind rather of a young god, golden curls shining, blithely … Continue reading

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Steakhouse Hermes

Go with me on this: Hermes stole Apollon’s cattle, then we steal Hermes’ stolen cattle to eat steak. Since Hermes doesn’t have any cattle except Apollon’s stolen cattle, then we are also guilty of stealing Apollon’s cattle, as Hermes will … Continue reading

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GodMail from Hermes: Suspect Morality

Just because gods are more powerful than humans in many ways, (but not all), do not assume this greater power automatically equates to a higher morality, because I assure you it does not. In fact, by human standards, the morality … Continue reading

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