• Sisyphus. ()
  • The last line of The Myth of Sisyphus is, “One must imagine Sisyphus happy.”
  • But for a while we were like Sisyphus pushing that rock up the mountain.
  • And a deal becomes possible only after all sides are exhausted—just like Sisyphus on the Hill.

The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays


Clearly, I’m not the only one to associate these three together: Tantalus, Sisyphus, and Ixion (L-R), suffer away eternity (image from ClipArt ETC)…

In my recent post about Chiron, I was sort of obliged to mention Ixion as part of the discussion on “Where Do Centaurs Come From?” Well, as it happens, I tend to lump Ixion in with a couple of other characters, to comprise a sort of “Greatest Sinners of Greek Mythology” trio: Ixion, Tantalus, and Sisyphus.


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Sisyphus will be available for purchase on vinyl at the Walker Art Center on February 14th, followed by a wide release (CD/LP/Digital) on March 18th, 2014 through and .