Posts Tagged: Aleister Crowley

The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse #19: Are YOU My Hero?

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This week, I’ve found myself thinking about heroism. What makes a hero, anyway? Who should we choose for our heroes? When I was around fourteen, I developed a hero crush on W. C. Fields, of all people! I was delighted when I read about the time he and John Barrymore gave a ride to a […]

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The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse #2: In a World Gone Tilt-a-Whirl

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Society is falling apart, the daily news seems to say. Living in interesting times, it is all too easy to fear that our work is meaningless.

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Podcatcher #1: Oh No, Ross and Carrie!

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In the first installment of our new column all about podcasts, we talk with Ross Blocher and Carrie Poppy of Oh No, Ross and Carrie!.

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The Great Beast’s Landlady

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Rodney Davis has a very entertaining essay up about talking to Aleister Crowley‘s landlady Kathleen “Johnny” Simonds. Apparently, Crowley  lived with Simonds shortly before his death, and despite his reputation as “The Wickedest Man Alive,” he was a very solid guest. “The Great Beast soon settled into a regular daily routine. At nine each morning […]

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