December 14, 2018

If it brings folks joy to import Christmas into their observance of Yule, then by all means, go for it. It just doesn’t work for me, any more than Christmas did. Read more

November 5, 2018

Sadly, much like its titular heroine, “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” is caught between two worlds, dabbling in both but fully committed to neither, and the show suffers as a result. Read more

November 1, 2018

Hello, beautiful creatures! Today, I have the unalloyed pleasure of sharing with you an interview I conducted with Shannon Barber, a Black Queer writer and witch based in Seattle. Barber has written and published for over two decades, in genres ranging from poetry and essays on social justice to horror and urban fantasy fiction. I’ve lauded Barber’s work before on this very blog, and I was delighted when they agreed to my request for an interview. Enjoy! You’ve written a… Read more

October 29, 2018

The US midterm elections, possibly the most important elections any of us have ever lived through, are almost upon us. If you practice any kind of esoteric spirituality, you need to vote. Here’s why. Read more

October 26, 2018

How do we honor our ancestors at Samhain if our ancestors were terrible people? Read more

October 19, 2018

Let’s dig a little deeper into how the dynamics of Karpman’s drama triangle manifest in the p-word communities and become toxic. Read more

September 6, 2018

“Hereditary” is an extraordinarily well-made, emotionally affecting film with incredible performances, and I feel deeply ambivalent about it. Read more

August 14, 2018

If we’re honest with ourselves, about ourselves, I think we’ll find is that a lot of people come to our communities looking for power. Read more

August 13, 2018

Everyone’s entitled to their own brand of ignorance and damnfoolishness… up to a point. For me, that point is when they start advocating hate. Read more

August 3, 2018

The trouble is, radical inclusivity makes it really difficult to develop or enforce shared social norms, standards of behavior, or healthy boundaries. Read more

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