Linkage, chain background image by Faramarz HashemiMagick

What do you have to do to get magick to work?

On the element of water.

So…what do we actually mean when we say “do the work?”

Chaos cookery.

A field report of an accidental invocation of Asmodeus.

Reading for work and career with bone divination.

Jason Miller admits he digs chaos magick.

Thoughts on secrecy and ritual.

Astrology is really about space weather. Or something.

On chickweed as a healing food, medicine, and magical plant ally.

Chaos magick versus more “traditional” approaches…which are also fairly recent, if we’re going to be honest about it.

Robert Alan Hager’s thoughts about the Oath of the Abyss discussed here, here, and here.


On women’s only rituals, inclusivity, and being true to your ideals.

Let’s all ditch gender essentialism!

Actual practicing Satanists confront people at a Satanic Ritual Abuse conference.

Spirituality and social activism.

How often should you meditate?

Paganism, summer solstice, and the phoenix.

More thoughts on making offerings.

This field report from Babalon Rising shows that Psyche is not the only one challenging to ECE’s stance on gender essentialism.


Magical lodges are just like curry.

Jason Mankey has put together a witch’s guide to Doreen Valiente.

A tribe to John Constantine.

On Telesilla of Argos.

A documentary about Rosaleen Norton was funded via Indiegogo.

Want a grain-free “barley” cake recipe for your gluten-intolerant friends at your next feast?

On John Middleton, the accidental warlock.

An interview with Sheilaa Hite.

Greg Kaminsky interviews Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule in the latest episode of Occult of Personality.


A Sephirothic Odyssey reviewed.

A review of The Shadowscapes Coloring Book. Also check out Marjorie Jensen’s review.

Foundations of the Esoteric Traditions reviewed.

A review of Skull Scrying.

Secret Medicines from Your Garden reviewed. See also Kait Fowlie’s review.

A review of The Practical Art of Divine Magic. Yes, we reviewed that too. For another take, read Ges’ review.

Calls for submission

The Denver Witch Quarterly is looking for submissions for its inaugural issue, and will be an ebook-style magazine. Deadline: Unclear.

Bonus linkage

Xena and Gabrielle will be openly queer in the reboot of Xena: Warrior Princess. Be still my heart.