My New Favorite Demon: The Charlie Challenge

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Do demons speak through pencils? I’m guessing not, but “The Charlie Challenge” is as American as Apple Pie. [Read more...]

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Can There Be Paganism Without the Occult?

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Can there be Paganism without the occult? Probably, but I think it would be extremely diminished and certainly doesn’t represent our past. [Read more...]

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A Little Light Reading . . .

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Wonder Woman! Thor! David Bowie! Melek Taus! Planned Parenthood! Vikings! These things don’t necessarily have a whole lot in common but they all feature in several recently released books that might be of interest to many in the Modern Pagan Community. [Read more...]

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Why I Believe in the Supernatural

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Sometimes it feels like “supernatural” is a dirty word. It’s as if believing in anything unexplainable makes me a doubter of science at best, and delusional at worst. However, I’ve just had too many powerful encounters with deity and the unknown to not embrace the world just outside our own. For me, the supernatural is real, and I’ve got the stories that explain why. [Read more...]

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Why Care About America’s Occult Past?

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Occult history is our history. It contains bits and pieces of things many Modern Pagans do, and continues to have an influence on our practices. To ignore our occult past is to ignore American history. [Read more...]

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America: Land of the Free & Home of the Magickal

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O beautiful for magicks wide . . . For Feminists so brave . . . . For Conjure spells so well applied . . . . Seances beyond the grave! . . . . . America! America! Magick shared on thee . . . . And crown thy spells with St. John’s Root . . . . . From sea to shining sea!
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10 Important Nineteenth Century Occultists & Magicians

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The Nineteenth Century was a hotbed of occult activity and many of those individuals left a lasting mark on both the occult and Modern Paganism. From tarot cards to Spiritualism to sex magic the Nineteenth Century had a little bit of everything. [Read more...]

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The Myth of Atlantis

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Atlantis has captivated many since Plato first wrote about it nearly 2400 years ago. Over the ensuing centuries it became a vital part of many occult philosophies and figured into the personal cosmologies of famous magicians such as Dion Fortune. Join us for a peek into the world and myth of ancient Atlantis. [Read more...]

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I Read I Write: Academic Edition

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Many Pagans are avid readers, and I’m one of them. Thankfully, we are living in a new “golden age” of academic research when it comes to the history of not just Modern Paganism, but also magick, and the occult. [Read more...]

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Occult in America: Albert Pike & Freemasonry

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Albert Pike will never make my list of “favorite occultists,” but he was influential in spreading European occult philosophies and ideas within the United States through Freemasonry. [Read more...]

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