Wiccans, The Band (Plus Some Pagan Pride)

Wiccans in Ann Arbor, Michigan (Photo: Vice)

I think that modern Paganism has hit some sort of landmark when hip(ster) touchstone Vice Magazine features a new music column spotlighting a show in Ann Arbor, Michigan headlined by a band called 'Wiccans.'"Last night I walked into¬†Encore Records, the best record store in Ann Arbor and one of the best anywhere, where Wiccans front women Aran Ruth and Kelly Jean Caldwell had cleared a space on the floor to spread out a flowery blanket on top of which they were busily setting up an altar … [Read more...]

What Do I Believe Anyway?

"I believe in a personal god who cares about me and worries and oversees everything I do. I believe in an impersonal god who set the universe in motion and went off to hang with her girlfriends and doesn't even know that I'm alive. I believe in an empty and godless universe of causal chaos, background noise, and sheer blind luck." - Neil Gaiman, "American Gods" From time to time, due to the popularity of my blog, folks have been given to speculating on what my stance or agenda is given a … [Read more...]

Images from my Faerieworlds Experience

A view of the crowd at Faerieworlds.

Not much time to do a proper post today, but do check out my interview with Soriah and Ashkelon Sain at my A Darker Shade of Pagan podcast, and check out a small selection of photos from my Saturday at the Faerieworlds festival.Regular Wild Hunt posting will resume tomorrow! … [Read more...]

A Day to Reflect

spencer_butte

I won't be actively blogging today, as I'm taking a personal day for my birthday. I've often thought that birthdays, at least once you bypass the "piles of toys" stage of life, are a perfect time to take stock, reflect on the year past, look toward the year to come, and spend time with dear friends. So that's what I'll be doing.Living in Eugene, Oregon, one of my favorite spots to reflect is from the top of Spencer Butte, a place I often hike to (weather permitting). Here's a photo I took a … [Read more...]


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