April 8, 2021

Had a visitor to the neighborhood on Sunday who seemed worth commemorating in a poem. So: the fox stands under the streetlight and screams his song up at my window it’s 1am Easter morning I’m up late working (the “day job” even though it’s night, nothing creative) but this little redhead sounds his barbaric yawp over the roofs of the suburbs and calls me back to something untranslatable Read more

March 1, 2021

That’s obviously not an Odal rune. It’s a square stage set at 45 degrees, with two walkways to it (for that dynamic motion of two speakers entering at the same time), and three large video screens on risers as a backdrop. Read more

February 23, 2021

Magick is about change. But change is always happening. What sets magick apart is that it is willed change. A magickian makes change happen in the way that they wish — “in conformity with Will,” as Uncle Aleister put it. Read more

February 20, 2021

Rush Limbaugh’s angry, nationalistic faux populism paved the way for Trumpism, and I will not miss or mourn him.But we should be careful not to damage our own hearts and minds by celebrating the suffering of a human being. Any human being. Read more

January 20, 2021

As we are dealing with a plague such as some of my ancestors survived, and the desired outcome is health for the body which carries on their legacy, it seems appropriate to do some ancestor work. Read more

January 18, 2021

When fallacies about the ends justifying the means are set aside and we must judge only the means, how do we draw the lines between legitimate protest, civil disobedience, rioting, self-defense, insurrection, and sedition? Read more

December 20, 2020

So as we find ourselves in a darker Yule than usual, remember that you have rescue missions to go on (even if not as dramatic as leaping into a river or engaging in a firefight). Don’t give in to despair. Read more

December 17, 2020

This spell uses these stagnation-busting powers on a higher level, to free stuck energy. Can’t move on from some emotional trauma? Feeling stuck in a life circumstance? Feel like the flow of your life energy is constricted? This is a spell you can use. Read more

December 10, 2020

This Yuletide season is looking bleak. So what can we do when things suck? Read more

November 10, 2020

Some will offer you a pre-designed, classical system for doing this. That’s fine but my taste runs more towards a do-it-yourself, make-it-up-as-you-go-along, improvisational style — the sort that allows me to trip over magick while taking the dog for a walk. Read more

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