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Pop occulture and hyper-real religion

By Ian 'Cat' Vincent | April 9, 2014 | Leave a comment

Hyper Real, by Margaret ShearIt’s an interesting time for popular culture and the occult.¬†Although the weird and the supernatural have always played a part in pop fiction from as far back as the first novels, the wide dissemination of mass media in the last century or so has grown and mutated such tales drastically. Magically-tinged fantasies of all kinds have been enjoyed by literally billions of people. Occulture is now part of the mainstream, and this has had a feedback effect. Continue reading