Church of the SubGenius

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Church of the SubGenius

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A mutant offshoot of Discordianism launched in 1981 as a spoof of fundamentalist Christianity by the "Reverend" Ivan Stang, a brilliant satirist with a gift for promotion. Popular among hackers as a rich source of bizarre imagery and references such as "Bob" the divine drilling-equipment salesman, the Benevolent Space Xists, and the Stark Fist of Removal. Much SubGenius theory is concerned with the acquisition of the mystical substance or quality of slack.

http://sunsite.unc.edu/subgenius/slack.html.
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By 1983, you could turn to a number of fanzines, comics, and weirdo institutions such as the Church of the Sub-Genius, a satiric cult founded by some Illuminatus

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