Media Articles

Presented here are articles from a wide variety of sources concerning Aleister Crowley and Thelema.
The older articles, from 1910 to 1950, are taken from the Yorke Collection, housed at the Warburg Institute in London.
Although the (c)opyright of these articles rests with the sources and authors, a considerable amount of work has gone into transcribing, hosting and presenting these articles. Much of this work was undertaken in the early 1990s by Doug Brown, to whom a great deal of gratitude is owed by modern students of Thelema, especially for his highly influential crowleyana.com website.
The crowleyana.com archive has been absorbed into lashtal.com
I would ask all journalists/researchers to identify lashtal.com as a source and to keep the webmaster informed about works that use extracts from the site. It’s possible that I could be of further assistance. If you have any relevant articles not included within this archive I would appreciate an electronic copy or scan. Please feel free to email me with any submissions or comments.

Jimmy Savile ‘occultist WITCH who worshipped satanist Aleister Crowley’

Oh dear, oh dear. More insightful journalism from the British tabloids… His [Jimmy Savile’s] reading material is said to have included Crowley, an occultist wizard whose satanic cult and teachings… Read more »

Kenneth Anger: ‘The occult never quite goes away’

Branding and product placement cast dark shadows over everyone eventually – even occultists such as Kenneth Anger who this weekend debuts a new gallery project, Lucifer Brothers Workshop, at the… Read more »

Jimmy Page and his black magic Highland home – The Scotsman

A decent article in The Scotsman (14 December 2015) by Alison Campsie… Occultist Aleister Crowley bought Boleskine House in the late 1800s. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page may only have… Read more »

William Seabrook: Pervert, drunk, cannibal, occultist and ‘negrophile’

The Inventor of the Zombie: The life and times of William B Seabrook: pervert, drunk, cannibal, occultist and ‘negrophile’. A talk at Conway Hall, London, on Tuesday 8th September @… Read more »