If you’re like me and you’re a fan of short stories, detective fiction and the occult, then a book like The Weiser Book of Occult Detectives is something you rush to pick up at the old brick-and-mortar. So imagine my delight when that exact book arrived unexpectedly on my doorstep one day. And imagine my further delight to see Judika Illes’ name on the front cover.
Aidan Wachter is a talismanic jewelry maker and author of the recently released “Six Ways: Approaches & Entries for Practical Magick”, which is the basis for our conversation here.
Alan Brunton is the founder & CEO of a startup called Cymatrax, which is planning to launch an app that scrubs white noise & bad frequencies from audio files & replaces them with better frequencies.
You couldn't ask for a more dynamic personality to be in the house than Dr. Amy Hale, whose work on British Surrealist and esotericist Ithell Colquhoun is the foundation for our conversation here.
Former members of the Process Church seem to have taken a vow of silence and secrecy. They’ve stayed hush on the group’s beliefs, rituals and closely guarded secrets, and they haven’t addressed even the most mundane of the conspiracy theories levied against them. Until now.
Tayannah Lee McQuillar & Katelan Foisy are in the house to talk The Sibyls Oraculum: Oracle of the Black Doves of Africa, a system of divination inspired by the Libyan Sibyls, the African prophetesses of the classical world.
Jason Louv is back in the house to talk about John Dee’s mentors and syncretic beliefs, his interest in cryptography and unlocking substrate consciousness with Enochian magick.
Michael Wann has uncovered a potential nexus of advanced-level conspiracy and occult history that centers around both the Susquehanna River and the 40th parallel.
Author Thomas Sheridan is in the house to talk the aeon of Cthulhu, Irish folklore, stone magic & the state of sorcery.