They are definitely not the first heavy metal act to sing about Aleister Crowley, but at this point in time, CARONTE are easily the most effective. “Wolves of Thelema” is… Read more »
Oz Fritz reviews Servants of the Star and Snake: Essays in Honour of Kenneth and Steffi Grant from the perspective of an admirer of the great Robert Anton Wilson. It makes interesting reading…
Servants of the Star and Snake is a beautifully conceived and executed book with a high aesthetic on par with it’s content and subject matter. Praise Thoth! Every article is worth the price of admission though the entrance may not be for everyone.
The story of Jack Parsons — the very real rocket scientist upon which “Strange Angel” is based — is a bizarre combination of ego and ambition that quite literally blew up in his face, when a chemical experiment exploded and killed him in 1952 when he was just 37 years old. Parsons was fascinated by all things considered fantastical, whether that be traveling to the moon or the Los Angeles occult scene that eventually became his stomping grounds.
A review of Secret Symbols of the Hell Fire Club or the Mystic Society of Thelema Considered from an Occult Perspective (2017) by Eamonn Loughran and edited by Shaun Johnson… Read more »
My sincere thanks to Ian Rons for this insightful review… The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee edited by Kevin Klein Llewellyn, 2 vol., pp. 1760 The “Enochian” records… Read more »
A review of Lucifer Rising: British Intelligence and the Occult in the Second World War by Nicholas Booth… In 1941, after Rudolf Hess made his notorious flight to Scotland to… Read more »
Here’s a review that offers a good introduction to the book, Elmer Crowley: A Katabasic Nekyia, with sample illustrations: http://htmlgiant.com/reviews/elmer-crowley-a-katabasic-nekyia-by-tom-bradley/#more-119147 Raves from Gwendolyn von Taunton, Richard Kaczynski, Fortean Times: http://tombradley.org/elmer_more_raves.html… Read more »
A substantial review of the new edition/reprint of William Seabrook’s memoir, Asylum, in the London Review of Books… Dover Press has reissued William Seabrook’s 1934 memoir Asylum, an account of… Read more »