Tag Archives: Esoterica

Equinox Festival

Edited by Raymond Salvatore Harmon
PB, 208 pp, illus, £9.99 (was £11.99)
ISBN: 978-1907222009

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Anosognosia and the unknown unknowns

Film-maker Errol Morris asks whether Donald Rumsfeld’s infamous quote was a sign of his intelligence, or of his ignorance and talks to psychologist David Dunning, co-author of the 1999 paper ‘Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties of Recognizing One’s …

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Almias: 25 July 2010

SAJ4 (yes, it’s coming!) contributor and English Heretic member Phil Legard and friends present what looks to be an intriguing rural mystical psychogeographical adventure: ALMIAS You can download the accompanying PDF book and music from the Almias web site.

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Museum of Witchcraft, 1960s

Fantastic footage of the Museum of Witchcraft in Boscastle, Cornwall in the late 1960s, under the ownership of Cecil Williamson. The collection originally resided in Castletown on the Isle of Man, where Gerald Gardner, father of Wicca, could be found …

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Lachman on Crowley on film (in Westminster)

Library Rock: Magick on Film, with Gary Lachman Friday 11 June, 6.30pm – 8.00pm Westminster reference library, 35 St. Martin’s Street London WC2H 7HP Gary discusses Aleister Crowley’s appearances in and influences upon cinema, with glimpses at rare films including …

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Love Craft art show @ Observatory Room NYC

A LOVE CRAFT: Art Inspired by Monsters, Madness and Mythos June 11th – July 23rd, 2010 543 Union Street (at Nevins), Brooklyn, NY 11215 Gallery Hours: Thursdays and Fridays 3-6; Saturdays and Sundays 12-6 The “cosmic horror” of Howard Phillips …

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Cthulhu is not cute!

…unless he’s your own. The more you study [HP Lovecraft’s] Mythos, the closer you come to losing your marbles. And so it has come to pass… Lovecraft is one of those rare writers to have achieved immortality not only as …

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Ali Hussain Sibat: A Saudi witch hunt

For more than two years, Ali Hussain Sibat of Lebanon has been held in a prison in Saudi Arabia, convicted of sorcery and sentenced to death. His head is to be chopped off by an executioner wielding a long, curved …

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Crop circles, lasers and mystery mathematicians

Crop Circle season is almost upon us. Plans are being drawn, fences are being strengthened, black boxes are being turned on to check that the blinky lights still work. Over at Boing Boing Jacques Vallée, the brilliant French computer scientist …

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He's not the messiah…

“It is absurd to be put in this position, when I’m just some bloke,” Mr. Patel said. A native of London now living on Potrero Hill in San Francisco, Mr. Patel suddenly finds himself an unlikely object of worship, proclaimed …

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Expanded Minds: Andy Sharp & Erik Davis

Andy Sharp, aka the English Heretic talks magick and neuroscience with Erik Davis on his excellent Expanding Mind radio show.

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American Henge

[photo by Sir Mildred Pierce] A nice transatlantic response to the Avebury film: The Georgia Guidestones [are] a mystery—nobody knows exactly who commissioned it or why. The only clues to its origin are on a nearby plaque on the ground—which …

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