Saturday, July 03, 2010

Sirius Rising: Greco-Egypt and the New Rome

Poster art for the Cleopatra show. 
Kind of says it all, no?

Took a road trip yesterday to Phila(e)delphia to see the Cleopatra show, which was a bit of a letdown after the Tut extravaganza. If Zahi is being a bit miserly with the goodies found at Alexandria and Heraklion, the show more than made up for it in serving up the semiotic booty, particularly pertaining to the Sirius and Phoenix memes.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Secret Sun Picture Parade: Post-Solstice Edition

The big story is still the BP Gulf spill, yet another real-life fiasco foreshadowed on The X-Files. While working up the big XF post over the weekend I remembered that the rig in question was called the 'Orpheus', yet more descent-to-the-underworld Mystery symbolism in the XF Mythology.