Please Don’t Forget: In Memory of Margot Adler

One of the things I cherished about Margot Adler was that she knew her stuff. Paganism today is too often sold and regurgitated drivel, and I say that as both an academic and a member of the Pagan community for over two decades. [Read more...]

Otherness, Power and Privilege: Vampires Are Us

I met a gentlemen at a pagan event who claimed to practice the Vampire religion. Not sure what this entailed except for an albino complexion, a lot of leather, and a propensity for weirdness. I don’t know what to make of that, and I’m also not sure what to make of this recent resurgence of Vamp-tastic film and fiction. Luckily, Margot Adler has sunk her teeth into this material and she lays it bare for us. [Read more...]