The Weird and the Real: "The weird reminds us that reality is unimaginable."

Maybe you know that the English word apocalypse comes from Greek apokaluptein, to uncover. The uncovering described by apokaluptein can be concrete and literal; it’s something you might do to a dish of food. In fact the word occurs in Book 1 of Herodotus’ Histories in precisely this context: Harpagos has been invited to feast with the […]