A Trespass of Swine

the Porkopolis blog

Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.


Discussions and commentary on whether pigs have wings.

Pig flight

Pig Flight… Why does the world still stubbornly resist the coupling of pigs and flight?

Pigs Parachute into Pimlico

We’ve always been English and we’ll always be English; and it’s precisely because we are English that we’re sticking up for our right to be Burgundians! Mrs. Pemberton (played by […]

GeoCities Closes

In 1995 I became a Geocities homesteader. Pigs had been on my mind already for many years. And, because “pig” was probably the first word I typed into the first search engine I ever used, I knew pigs were under represented on the web. I was inspired to do something about that. My mission was clear and the concept of “Porkopolis” was born.

Cloudspotting Pigs

So I’m headed out into this warm July afternoon to indulge in a life-affirming pastime and hoping to find out for certain… If a swineherder goes cloudspotting, what might he see?

A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.