New Arthurian film series: Guy Ritchie, SOA’s Charlie Hunnam…yes, please

Some exciting news this week! Deadline.com announces a new film series about the Arthurian saga helmed by director Guy Ritchie (best known for his debut film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels). But of course the really exciting part of this news is that Charlie Hunnam (Jax on FX’s wildly popular show Sons of Anarchy) is being tapped to play King Arthur. [Read more…]

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A Fitting Memorial for Margot Adler… a Bench in Her Beloved Central Park

One of Margot’s friends from NPR is spearheading an idea to get a bench installed in her name in Central Park, near where she lived. For those who don’t know, Margot walked in Central Park as often as she could and was an avid birder. [Read more…]

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Shocking and Sad: Rest in Peace, Margot Adler

Margot Adler was author of the important book Drawing Down the Moon, an NPR journalist, and a practicing pagan. I knew her. I respected her. I was happy to have spent time talking and laughing with her. And I am very, very sad she is gone from us. [Read more…]

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Has Pagan Environmentalism Failed? Yes, Yes, A Resounding Yes.

All I know is, we, the pagan community, creators of and participants in a spiritual movement that has had widespread ramifications worldwide, were once poised to shift the paradigm. What happened? How can we get it back? [Read more…]

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MALEFICENT: Full of pagan imagery

You gotta love when a fairy tale actually has lots of fairies in it. That’s the conceit behind MALEFICENT, Disney’s new retelling of SLEEPING BEAUTY. It’s a kind of alternative theory on how the Wicked Queen/Evil Fairy got so wicked/evil. [Read more…]

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Review: PLAIN JANE: THE SHOCKUMENTARY

Jane Hash is an artist, healer, blogger and activist. She is also barely three feet tall. Born with a genetic condition that left her with multiple fractures, her health was compromised for most of her youth, and her mobility limited by the fragility of her bones. As an adult, Jane seems like a powerhouse of energy, humor, and no-nonsense ass-kicking. Her podcast “Hash it Out with Jane” gives voice to her activism and consciousness raising. [Read more…]

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Happy Fifth Birthday Patheos!

Well really it was yesterday but boy, has it been a busy week! Yesterday was also the cross quarter day of Beltane (for this who like to observe the exact cross quarter in addition to the traditional festival day of May 1st) so that seems fitting. The cross quarter days fall nicely midway between the [Read More…]

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Horror-inspired Apparel! THE SHINING and TWIN PEAKS, now in scary wearable form…

Two interesting Facebook finds: sneakers inspired by TWIN PEAKS and an entire line of apparel inspired by THE SHINING! [Read more…]

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THE WICKER MAN meets THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT? Really?

Check out APOCALYPTIC, a low-budget Australian film in the found-footage genre where a film crew goes looking for a doomsday cult in the forest. Comparisons to THE WICKER MAN abound! [Read more…]

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