Editor’s Note: this post was sent “letter to the editor” style to WF by one of our favorite regular contributors. The letter comes in response to several lengthy twitter exchanges that began over a month ago, beginning with this tweet, the aftermath of which resulted in numerous semi-angry blogs written by skeptics and paranormalists alike. The [...]
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Greg recently posted a link to an excellent article that details the genesis of Alex Jones’ warped conception of the world which came to a hilt last night on Piers Morgan’s talk show. Now, I don’t think a whole lot about Morgan and have tried to avoid him other than the times my wife watched [...]
Was Aleister Crowley, prominent occultist and ‘Wickedest Man in the World’ one of the first mainstream contactees of alien intelligence? The answer might lie with a sketch made in the year 1917 in New York.. but that’s just the beginning..
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.- Hamlet, Act I, Scene V. At risk of typing up a huge non sequitur, the recent Who Forted article on James Randi had brought some ideas to mind about skepticism and debunkers in the paranormal community. It has helped [...]
Last week, in part one of our guide to magic for the magically uninitiated, we took at look at magic in theory and practice. This week, we go a little deeper with the help of some, ahem, chemical enhancers. That’s right, kids, this one is all about drugs. More specifically, the relationship between the magic [...]
Have you ever wanted to delve into the mysterious and often misunderstood world of the occult, but found yourself too intimidated by the sheer amount of seemingly differing opinions and lack of a clear starting point? Have you dabbled in the art of magick only to come up frustrated and empty handed? Perhaps you’re a skeptic [...]
As I informed Greg when I joined the staff here at WF; I have all but deified Alan Moore, hermit and fashion icon, to the point that a few years more than half a decade ago, due to a combination of admittedly obvious but un-acted upon inclinations and a period of heavy opium [...]