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Fisher King Music

I was intrigued by the unusual orchestral piece of music you hear during the hooker party sequence in last night’s episode of “True Detective.” T-Bone Burnett is credited with the music/music supervision for the series but that didn’t sound like anything he would write. 225 more words

Television

Adventure Time Card Wars: Earl

Earl was another request from Carey. I’m not sure if she liked the card or the whole concept of some bat $#!t Crazy hedge knight. 115 more words

Sketchbook

Notes From The Abyss, 2

“I am half-sick of shadows,” she said, and so are you.

Here’s her tower, here’s his fortress, and before them both parade the world.  Like for you, there in the world of light, walled from the Abyss. 109 more words

'Mad Max: Fury Road': Another Modern Fisher King Myth, Part 4: The Hallows

Not all contemporary Fisher King stories fold in the four hallows from the feast procession, but Mad Max: Fury Road does. In the classic Fisher King tale, the Grail Knight finds the Grail Castle and goes inside to find a feast taking place. 628 more words

Movies

'Mad Max: Fury Road': Another Modern Fisher King Myth, Part 3: The Grail Knight

The only antidote for the Fisher King’s suffering is a quest by the Grail Knight. Often the Grail Knight is a descendant of the Fisher King, though that is unknown to the Knight. 456 more words

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'Mad Max: Fury Road': Another Modern Fisher King Myth, Part 2: The Fisher King(s)

The Wasteland is the way it is because it is tied spiritually/magically/metaphorically to an injury suffered by the Fisher King. The Fisher King, stuck in a stasis that is prolonging his suffering without the ability to either heal or die, has brought on the Wasteland. 493 more words

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