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June 14, 2013 3:35 AM   Subscribe

Neil Gaiman is editing the Guardian books site for the day

Neil Gaiman, who has a new book coming out (previously), has taken over the Guardian books site. As well as many links from the editorial page, you can also read his top ten mythical creatures and even write a novel with him (sort of).
posted by Cannon Fodder (11 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

 
Thank God the Guardian doesn't run Page 3 girls.
posted by pxe2000 at 4:20 AM on June 14, 2013 [2 favorites]


I was told about Lilith by my barmitzvah teacher as a boy: how she insisted on having sex on top, a crime so great that Adam was forced to disassociate himself from her, and how she did not mind and went off and had sex with demons instead...

This explains so much.
posted by R. Schlock at 4:47 AM on June 14, 2013 [4 favorites]


For some reason, Mythic Boy Jesus is giving me flashbacks of that Twilight Zone episode with people wished away into a cornfield. And it is amusing me to combine the two in my head.
posted by Kitteh at 4:57 AM on June 14, 2013


Mom read the Infancy Gospel of Thomas to us when we were kids.
posted by The Underpants Monster at 5:24 AM on June 14, 2013


Looks pretty great. Why not for six months?
posted by justsomebodythatyouusedtoknow at 6:16 AM on June 14, 2013


She was the only one who seemed even faintly responsible or grown up in the story.

She may be the only responsible grown up in all of agrees myth, which is not really known for it's emotionally stable figures.
posted by GenjiandProust at 7:37 AM on June 14, 2013


That should be "Greek myth." Oh, for the legendary Edit Window of the Ages....
posted by GenjiandProust at 7:49 AM on June 14, 2013


The Guardian may be doomed along with the rest of the dinosaur media, but God love 'em, at least they're going down swinging.

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Also with chins up, stiff upper lips, et cetera.
posted by notyou at 7:58 AM on June 14, 2013


For some reason, Mythic Boy Jesus is giving me flashbacks of that Twilight Zone episode with people wished away into a cornfield. And it is amusing me to combine the two in my head.

Also, remember when Mythic Boy Jesus melted Spock's three-dimensional chess set and got all creepily obsessed with Yeoman Rand?
posted by prize bull octorok at 9:20 AM on June 14, 2013 [1 favorite]


Mom read the Infancy Gospel of Thomas to us when we were kids.

Read the Gospel of Judas to yours.


This is not a troll. I swear.
posted by clarknova at 10:59 AM on June 14, 2013 [1 favorite]


8. Monkey

9. Mythic Boy Jesus


Jesus & The Eightfold Path
posted by homunculus at 5:53 PM on June 14, 2013


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