Trickster in a Bowl

Rice crispies adAt first glance, Rice Krispies aren’t the most obviously Discordian cereal. While each individual grain differs from its little grain buddy next to it, they aren’t all that different. A bowl of Rice Krispies is very uniform, boring, and beige. Worse yet, they don’t taste all that exciting unless you add stuff to them. They’re not bad, exactly, but without sugar, fruit, or the promise of a (mercury-)Free Toy Inside you’d never really bother to eat the stuff.

Don’t be fooled! There’s a lot of really interesting, and chillingly ominous, things going on here. Rice Krispies are the Trickster cereal, a cereal we Discordians can learn a lot from. Simply looking at them, dry and naked in a bowl, subjects us to their first trick. Do you think you’re looking at individual grains of rice that have been somehow inflated into a little krispie? HA! They’re nothing of the sort.

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Pool Party Pabulum

Lounging by the pool, Discordian style

Lounging by the pool, Discordian style

You work hard all day. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just come home, kick back by the pool, and let us cook you some dinner? Unfortunately, internet technology is still far too primitive to make that possible. The best we can do is plan your dinner for you.

Honestly, the general consensus here is that figuring out what to make is the hardest part, anyway.  And as long as you’re cooking, you may as well invite some friends over to share. Hey, we’ve given you a pool party! You’re welcome.

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