Being between Scylla and Charybdis was the ancient Greek equivalent of being between a rock and a hard place. Except with more teeth.
The name Hercules is famous the world over. He’s been a cartoon, an adhesive pitchman a punchline to an Eddie Murphy joke. But what did he actually do? Well…
Monsters have been part of storytelling since the earliest times, and the Minotaur is one of the most famous. Half man, half bull with a face only a mother could love, let us creep into the labyrinth to make ourselves known to him.
It’s a familiar tale. Woman sleeps with a man, his wife finds out and turns her weave into a bed of asps. I’m thinking Medusa should sue Jerry Springer.