Outlaw Heros: Robin Hood vs Zorro

Sherwood Forest, England – a robber – Rob in the Hood becomes Robin Hood and eventually is portrayed as a nobleman who turnes outlaw to steal from the rich to give to the poor.

Meanwhile, down Mexico, another nobleman turns highwayman to protect the poor from the rich.

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It’s an interesting idea and certainly the origins of the idea of an idealist who stands outside of their station and society to do illegally, what they could, as part of the hierarchy, do on the inside.

what the stories were, when they were told and how they change down the ages… and formats, eh!

Black Adder and Nina  Nina & Elizabethan reader

King Arthur pulling a sword from a stone was most likely a metaphor for the first blacksmith who turned rocks into ore and from there to swords and plows.

Nina and King Arthur

Treatment: Queer Robin Hood

Queer Robin Hood A few years ago, I had an opportunity to pitch a script idea for a gay Robin Hood movie I decided to revisit the lore around the Robin Hood characters and, in addition to making Robin gay, I … Continue reading

Royal Families of Europe I hear Banjos

Druidry in the Hood

Book Review This was one of the most interesting books that I almost finished reading last year. The absolute dry academic tone was just the tonic that my mind needed. The introduction covering the internal politics in British Druidry was … Continue reading

Nina Tryggvason anthropology quote Power of Myth

National Geographic was often one’s first exposure to pornography in a scientific context and Joseph Campbell is Greek 101 The Coffee Table Edition. There’s a reason why their story telling and stories remain as triggery today as they were when written and performed.

We keep repeating and not learning. That’s not wisdom that’s reinventing the wheel.

Greek 101: The Coffee Table Edition

Events become stories, stories turn into legend, legends into myths or into religions…. add a dash of Fallacy of the Ancients, Correlation/Causation Error;{ either a) uneducated b) bipolar c) magical/wishful thinking d) any combo thereof: thus Fuzzy Logic: see emotional … Continue reading

Fables of Aesop The Only Monogamous Book

ubermensch: overcoming packs, prides and herds

I posted this in my official fan club today – and am just going to share the text instead of a screen shot: A few years ago, I had an opportunity to pitch a script idea for a gay Robin … Continue reading

Whos diary copy paste

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