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Directed by Richard Fleischer, Starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, 1954 Reviewed by Adam Eli Clem For many cephalopod enthusiasts, seeing the Walt Disney production of "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" marked an epiphany. It didn't matter that the giant squid was too big,too slow and had an...
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Sep 21, 2003
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Visit Skot Olsen's site here 1: Captain Obed Architeuthis In 1998, artist Skot Olsen painted "Captain Obed Architeuthis," and introduced a figure into his work that has now become a recurrent, nearly obsessional motif. Captain Obed bobs in a row-boat, his head pinched between a rising sea...
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Nov 17, 2003
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By Adam Eli Clem, 2003 In "The Prose Edda" of Snori Sturlason, a compendium of Norse pagan myths written in 1220 A.D., Thor, the Norse god of thunder, twice encounters a creature known as Jormungander, the "World Serpent," also known as the Midgard Serpent. Jormungander was said to be one of...
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Sep 22, 2003
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