About Angus McMahan

Me? I'm just the drummer. Oh, I guess I write funny stuff now and then. When I am not scratching my head at the oddball questions that show up here I am penning witticisms over at http://www.angus-land.com

Ask Angus 29: Trending Topic: Magic 8 Balls!


What will Paganism look like in 50 years? Oh, I dunno…..maybe a whole lot of squeaky wheels endlessly debating minutiae while the majority of the masses are out communing with the fey in the woods, or dancing naked around bonfires at the beach? Just a guess. [Read more...]

Ask Angus #28: ‘Saint’ Patricks Day


So, please, go drink a bucket of green beer tonight. Pretend you made it all the way through “Finnegan’s Wake”. Talk like the ‘lucky charms’ leprechaun until you puke in your plastic shamrock hat. [Read more...]

Ask Angus #27: Literally Skydiving with Noah


You can do all the CASTING in the world, but the only way to really test out the spell in this situation would be to jump out of a perfectly good airplane and just hope it had all worked out for the Highest Good on the way down. [Read more...]

Ask Angus #26: Valentine’s Day (or the Bohemian rite of Beltane!)


Valentines Day is a Hallmark Holiday whose purpose is redundant to those who are partnered and damned depressing to those who are not. It is a celebration of Earthly love that is sponsored by a Saint. Oh the irony. [Read more...]

Invisibility: Mastering the Art of Vanishing by Steve Richards (Review)


This is the worlds longest 140 page book, and reading it has left me constipated because I keep going to sleep and falling off the toilet. [Read more...]

Ask Angus 25: Occult Knowledge, from the Ends of the Earth!


If you measure from the center of the Earth, then the Andes are taller than either the Himalayas or Hawai’i, because the Earth bulges considerably around its middle. (And not just during the Winter holidays.) [Read more...]

AskAngus 24: Holidays with Family and Mass Murder


Family. Oy. George Burns once said that “Everyone should have a big, loving family – in another city.” But you have to deal with them eventually. Cuz, you know, you love them. [Read more...]

AskAngus 23: What is strange liquid that fall from sky?


We want water only on our own terms. Assume you do get caught in the rain and get wet. Unpleasant? Sure. So the first thing you do when you get home……..is take a shower. Hmm. [Read more...]