Homer's Odyssey on Twitter

Homer's Odyssey on Twitter

Eric Alt imagines how Homer's Odyssey would have read, had it instead been written 140 characters at a time on twitter.

"If Homer's Odyssey Was Written On Twitter" (Holy Taco, Thanks, John Andrew Walsh!)

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  1. This whole [classic work of literature|historical event] but on [Twitter|Facebook|World of Warcraft] thing is getting really old.

  2. Valentine Michael Smith on twitter…

    hot nurse just came in with water this looks good
    five minutes ago

    waterbeds are the bomb
    two hours ago

  3. You can read Moby Dick in it’s entirety on twitter at twitter.com/publicdomain. Next up will be Alice in Wonderland, which is likely very well suited to the format.

  4. It makes one wonder why Odysseus didn’t just open a new tab and go to Google maps instead of spending all his time on Twitter.

  5. I think I hate hearing about twitter more than Michael Vick or Brett Favre at this point. Come on world, you can dumb yourself down a little more!

  6. Why was my comment deleted? For not enjoying this as everyone else apparently does? What backward moderating!

    1. Rampnat,

      Your comment wasn’t deleted. It was in the pending queue because you weren’t signed in and I haven’t had electricity for fourteen hours and, if you hadn’t noticed, we just had a big system upgrade and half the comments aren’t making it through. But if you want to feel persecuted, don’t let me stop you.

  7. i’m waiting for Shitter, your laptop makes little wet-farting sounds of all the puerile ideas that come up to waste your existence ‘laughing’ about

  8. As much as I like seeing classical literature being raped like Lucretia, this is stunningly tasteless and moronic.

    I’m now going to douse my eyes with lye, to remove that screenshot.

  9. Why was my comment deleted?

    Scroll to the top of any page, click “Moderation Policy”. Happy reading. Enjoy the ice cream.

  10. i’m waiting for Shitter, your laptop makes little wet-farting sounds of all the puerile ideas that come up to waste your existence ‘laughing’ about

    Clearly you’ve never been to the Apple App store.

    iFart (and it’s derivatives) abound!

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