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On chart victors in planetary and elemental magick.

Benebell Wen on how to create a grimoire. See also Michael Reese’s article, “Why you should keep a magical journal.”

Improvisation in ritual.

A guide to eclipses in 2017.

Herbal magick to undo gaslighting.

Barbara Moore on making the tarot your own.

Talismans of friendship and love.

On Rosicrucian alchemy.

A seasonal approach to tree magick. See also Dave Lee’s article, “Connected breathwork and subtle energy.”

Magical acts of resistance.


Understanding divinity in Hellenistic terms.

You may want to participate in this survey on spirituality and resilience.

On the Triple Goddess and its limitations. See also Marjorie Jensen’s review of Jailbreaking the Goddess, and Sharon Woods’ interview with its author, Lasara Firefox Allen.

Some thoughts on the Unitarian Universalist Church.

A guide to winter hiking.


Witches are loving The Love Witch. See also Ashley Naftule’s interview with the film’s director, Anna Biller.

Witch on DMT — for science! How could we improve upon that title? We can’t. It’s excellent.

How to form a resistance group.

A interview with Dorota Solega, a representative of Watra, a group planning a Pagan temple in Poland.

A brief introduction to occult filmmaker Kenneth Anger.

What to watch out for in online occult groups.

Why Yvonne Aburrow has moved her blog from Patheos Pagan to a blog she controls.

Pat Mosley on why he’s left Patheos Pagan.

On a similar note, why Lupa has left Patheos Pagan.

More on the controversy surrounding the ownership and new contracts and Patheos Pagan.

Suggestions for resistance reading.

A Brazilian artist, Hugo Canuto,  is turning African gods into superheroes for Marvel Comics.

An introduction to occult history.


A review of Black Freemasonry: From Prince Hall to the Giants of Jazz.

Book of Azathoth Tarot reviewed.

A review of Kokopelli: Ancient Myth/Modern Icon.

A Compendium of Unnatural Black Magic reviewed.

A review of The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs.

American Witches: A Broomstick Tour Through Four Centuries reviewed.

A review of  Gods and Goddesses of Ireland. See also Sharon Woods’ review of Irish Paganism by the same author.

Calls for submission

Spiral Nature recently put out our February call for submission, but we’re always open to pitches from the occultnik community. We pay.

Bonus linkage

How Teen Vogue got woke.

Dracula‘s lost Icelandic sister.