Author: WillB

June 2021 Tarotscope

Welcome to the June 2021 Tarotscope! Are you intrigued by the Thoth Tarot deck but puzzled by its surrealistic symbolism? Then let me introduce you to a modern reinterpretation of the Thoth system, the Urban Tarot. Here, artist Marie Brennan updates the classic Thoth imagery to relocate it to an American metropolis. Luckily, readers need […]

November’s Daemons: Verrine and Verrier

Like love, daemons crop up in unusual places. Take the origins of the daemons of Verrine and Verrier, both traditional Daemonolaters associate with the month of November. In the early 1600s, the hunt for witches which was sweeping Europe had yet to grip France, but a seventeen-year-old girl named Madeleine would soon change that. Madeleine […]

Beloved Dead – Making an Ancestral Altar

Have you ever been touched by the passing of someone you didn’t know personally? I was in high school when Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, died. Although I was already a certified geek back then, Roddenberry meant little to me at the time. My friends may have been Trekkies, but phasers couldn’t stand […]