Handshakes 10: That Godawful Tattoo


When the new “Clash of the Titans” came out, I took umbrage that they had made Pegasus black, but I’ve always been suspicious of what I think I know, especially things I’ve believed my whole life, so I researched it. (theoi is a great resource) As it turns out, if you consult the original texts, there’s no mention of what COLOR Pegasus was, nor even a mention of whether he even HAD wings–only that he could fly (as could the horses who pulled the chariot of Apollo, who also had no wings). Damn. Next someone’s going to tell me that Festivus isn’t a real holiday.

To answer the given question, yes. The Greeks were, in fact, on many drugs.

In fact, to this very day some of the Greeks are on many drugs, always. They tend to be found on college and university campuses gathered together in “fraternities,” wherein they convince each other of their own superiority and engage in the most terrible of debaucheries.

Wonder what they’d think of the new Friendship is Magic series? Oh dear.

Then again, if he’s as changeable as his friend is saying he is, I’m sure he’s a closet Brony in no time at all…

MLP:FIM is freaking awesome! I LOVE that series and I am 20, but I don’t care. I’m gonna get a cutie mark tattoo…I just have to figure out what my cutie mark actually IS.

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