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|The fifth group to award the
Order of the Pineapple was the
Order of the Pineapple itself. By
the end of 2010, the group was
thought big enough to give its
|The 30th annual award (29th anniversary) was given on 18 January 2011, or 18 Chaos
3177. Neither recipient was a member of the original Ek-sen-triks Cluborguild, the
Discordian Division of the Ek-sen-triks CluborGuild, or any other form of the
This year was the first time the Discordian Division of the Ek-sen-triks CluborGuild gave the
award to two "outsiders." It was part of the expansion that had already begun, as the award
honored a greater variety of people who made exceptional contributions. Both of the 2011
winners were definitely exceptional.
Alan Moore is the author of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Watchmen, V for
Vendetta and other works including Lost Girls. This features three Discordian saints
(Alice of Wonderland, Dorothy of Oz, and Wendy of Neverland, who may have been
based on Emperor Norton's 'The Little Countess' Minnie Rae) which pushed the edge
from art to pornography. In fact, it has been called the first true porno-graphic novel. E
refused money for movies made from es books, and left well-paying positions in
corporate comics to start what is perhaps the 21st century's first true underground
magazine Dodgem Logic. The comic icon was also a friend of original Discordian and
OP member Robert Anton Wilson.
Sondra London conducted what are perhaps the final and most in depth interviews with
Discordianism co-founder Kerry Thornley aka Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst, many of
which can still be found online. The author is known, rightly or wrongly, for being a
"serial killer groupie," having dated a boy in high school who later became one, and
falling in love with another after the fact. E also was a friend of Thornley during es
latter years, and wrote es obituary. Working originally with Rev. DrJon, London is listed
as compiler and editor of the coming Discordian tome Discordia Prophetica. "I have
become my story....I am not safe," said London. "I never wanted to be a repeatable
'Alan will graciously
accept this great
honour, and as long as
he doesn’t have to do
anything, will be glad
to receive a certificate
in the post.
'Alan doesn’t usually
accept any awards, but
in this case he will
make an exception.'
Joe (of Dodgem
Logic), writing for Alan
Moore, O.P. 2011
'With this Award, I
Promise to Hoist my
Delusions of Grandeur
to an Even More
'Pina Coladas for All!'
Sondra London, O.P.
|The image of Pat Pineapple in the background is by
Toby Bruno and used with permission. We released
the white textured wallpaper into the public domain.