It’s been an amazing two-and-a-half days at Pantheacon! I spent Saturday rehearsing for my workshops later in the day. Then I went to the exclusive Llewellyn party. Thanks to Elysia for setting it up. I had a great chance to meet and greet long-time friends and meet some new Llewellyn authors. Unfortunately, the room was [...]
The trip up the I5 to Pantheacon was smooth and uneventful. As we have done for the past several years, Hollyâ€”now my wifeâ€”and I went with our friend, Lon Milo DuQuette. Lon Milo DuQuetteâ€”Master of Magick There is pass through some mountains as you drive north of Los Angeles on the I5. We stopped for [...]
Most people now accept that the fact that the Tarot cards do not go back to ancient Egypt, Atlantis, or some other source from thousands of years ago. Most knowledgeable Tarot researchers also acknowledge that the Tarot didn’t evolve out of the Kabalah. In fact, the associations of the Kabalistic Tree of Life came long [...]
For many years, calling the illusions presented by stage performers “magic” could get you in trouble for pretending to be supernatural, even if what you were doing was comedic tricks for kids. As a result, many performers, rather than calling themselves magicians, used other terms such as “conjuror,” “juggler,” or “prestidigitator.” Aleister Crowley came up [...]
Today, there are more than 800 million active users of the social network known as Facebook. That’s closing in on three times the population of the U.S. Twitter has about 300 million active users. Facebook and twitter are means of communicating with others. But are they really helping people become more social? I think they’re [...]
Thank You, S.F. Bay! First, I would like to thank everyone who showed up for my workshops at Ancient Ways in Oakland, CA, this last weekend. I’d also like to thank shop owner Glenn Turner for her hospitality and friendship, as well as nods to Marilee, Michael, and everyone else at the shop. If you’re [...]
Did you miss the USTREAM chat with Witchcraft on a Shoestring author Deborah Blake? Never fret! You can watch the interview here or below. Below is the continuation (there were a few technical difficulties :
This was one of the best Pantheacon events ever. I heard estimates of between 2,500 and 3,000 people in attendance. Here is my experience… First, I had been quite sick. My cold was primarily coughing. No fever. No nausea. But for someone who was going to be speaking, this was a disaster. Plus, coughing is [...]
Did you miss the USTREAM chat with 21 Ways to Read a Tarot Card author Mary K. Greer? Never fret! You can watch the full interview here or below.
Did you miss the USTREAM chat with Magical Housekeeping author Tess Whitehurst? Never fret! You can watch the full interview here or below.