The Trump Omens: 5 Times His Presidency Was Predicted By Pop-Culture

For thousands of years, people have sought—and found—omens amongst the tapestry of nature. A crow flying in a certain direction, the movement of ripples of water, a certain arrangement of animal intestines. Well, I have spent the majority of my life amongst buildings and concrete, and have not had the easy and regular access to such things as crows and intestines.

But I do consume a lot of popular culture and media. And it was there where I found my numerous “Trump Omens”—signs that, to me, indicated that Donald J. Trump would be voted President of the United States in 2016 despite vigorous polling indicating otherwise.

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The Daily Eris 10.3.20: Poe Glittery In The Gutter


“No indeed, the world is just as concrete, ornery, vile and sublimely wonderful as before, only now I better understand my relation to it and it to me. I’ve come a long way from those days when, full of illusion, I lived a public life and attempted to function under the assumption that the world was solid and all the relationships therein. Now I know men are different and that all life is divided and that only in division is there true health.”
–Ralph Ellison, “Invisible Man”

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The Daily Eris 10.2.20: Don’t Say Nothing Interesting Happened Today

“Fnord Torus”

Note: This post was written before recent events. I’ll touch on *that* later, though this post from 4 days ago seems to have already addressed the coming energy.

Please don’t let anyone tell you this is not a special or interesting day, because really, the historical record on this one runs like a catalogue of weirdness:

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