Reading for erotic dreams and the fetish of the book.
Dark occultism is dark compared to what? An essay about the limits of our imagination.
If we forget that divination is a technology in addition to being an interpretative art, we forget that there’s no difference between what a doctor does and what a magical healer does. Let me put it this way: would you go to a doctor who relishes his failures, or what’s worse, can’t even wait to fail better, and more, fall from all graces too because, well, it’s delicious?
How to read playing cards so you won’t loathe your fortunetelling business.
The surface and the story behind the surface. Read for both.
A month ago I wrote here about finalizing three book manuscripts and a deck of cards. Since I like to start projects and finish them on the dot too, I was true to my own word once again. I just had a book launch party, and shipped today a whole lot of boxes. It wasContinue reading “THREE NEW BOOKS”
Card enthusiasts know it well. Perform a google search, or use the search engine of a museum, and voilá, before you know it, you’ll have access to some of the most fantastic images currently available, of both ancient and recent origins. For instance, I’ve downloaded a number of historical Tarots from Gallica, the French nationalContinue reading “Fashionable English Lenormand in 1887: The gift of Kamekichi Tsunajima”
An example of the kind of feedback I give students.
I like to talk often about my weariness with causality and the need to explain everything and justify everything according to some presupposed linearity that moves us from A to B. What is a fact is that we move, but hardly ever from A to B, and almost never do we move from A becauseContinue reading “MAGIC AS A COIN, A HORSE, AND A WHEEL”
I like to ask the cards to decide things for me. It’s a sign of the kind of bravery favored by fortune.