The Internet Movie Database refers to a TV documentary (MSNBC Investigates: In Search of Satan) that apparently includes archive footage of Aleister Crowley…Continue Reading

In a demonstration of Aleister Crowley’s increasing profile, his birth has been “celebrated” in Ananova’s “12 October in History”…Continue Reading

While it has nothing strictly to do with Thelema, I couldn’t resist including this one… “It isn’t exactly Derek Nimmo, is it?” The Church of England is preparing to ordain a former Satanist. Damian Thompson finds out how an Old Etonian hunt saboteur and drug-taking punk was truly ‘born again’…Continue Reading

From the archive: Robert Plant, from The Guardian (UK, 14 June 2002): ‘”Let’s set up a feast for the photograph,” he says as we sit down by the dining table. “We’ll put some cutlery out, light some candles, then get Jimmy Page over and do a black mass.”‘Continue Reading

The artistic genius that is H R Giger has produced what is quite possibly the most unlikely piece of Crowley merchandise…Continue Reading

Ok, the Discussions Forum is back… This is your chance to contribute to the Thelemic Culture community – to make your statement, encourage debate. What the heck, why not just wind the rest of us up with your insane ramblings!Continue Reading

News Archives up to July 2003 have been placed on this site as part of the rebuild. Click on the Articles Menu option and then select Archive. The document requires some work on stripping out HTML codes but I wanted to return the material to the public domain…Continue Reading

An article in UK broadsheet The Guardian on Friday 26 September 2003 reviewed “Decasia”, described by Kenneth Anger as “Compelling and disturbing!” “Bill Morrison’s U.S. experimental feature “Decasia” finds poetry in the abstract psychedelia created by deteriorating archival film stock. Lacking any obvious thematic or emotional arc, compilation pic succeedsContinue Reading

lashtal.com’s database was subject of a malicious hack on 30 September, causing the loss of all information. Much has been re-built, but much still remains to be done. Users will need to re-register and put up with the loss of some functionality in the short term. Other functions, such asContinue Reading

“Tara” sent me this link to a rather interesting artistic interpretation of Laylah Waddell.Continue Reading

In the change between formats of this site, the following may have been overlooked, but merits recording… The death of Helen Parsons Smith. She died on Sunday 27 July 2003 approximately six months after celebrating her 93rd birthday!Continue Reading

The November 2003 issue of High Times has the article “Wine and Strange Drugs: Aleister Crowley’s Quest for Enlightenment” by Richard Kaczynski (author of the wonderful Perdurabo: A Life of Aleister Crowley).Continue Reading

John Symonds’ final biography of Aleister Crowley, The Beast 666, published by Pindar Press, is being distributed and advertised online by Command Media Ltd.Continue Reading

‘A Night of Aleister Crowley and FriendZ’ Recital Performance Friday, 10th October Covent Garden On FRIDAY, 10 OCTOBER performance artists and Thelemites Vernon J. Cliff (“Mad Jon”) and Camden McDonald will be performing a selection of works by Aleister Crowley, at a recital soiree in Covent Garden at Treadwell’s Bookshop.Continue Reading

According to a posting on the Fulgur Books AOS Gallery mailing list, Jimmy Page has a speaker cabinet decorated by Austin Osman Spare. Of course, Jimmy Page’s collection of Crowleyana is both well known and apparently without equal. Several by AOS in his collection were shown last year at aContinue Reading