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Black Banner Magic

Aug 5, 2019

My old friend Nick Battles talks about Transcendent*l Medit*tion (tm), David Lynch's foundation subsidizing TM programs in prisons, schools, military barracks, and hospitals (all the places Foucault called centers of punishment). We discuss the benefits of non-productive activities like meditation and hiding in...


Jul 30, 2019

I wanted to add an ironic prison ghost tour to my central Missouri roadtrip, but the tours were canceled due to extensive tornado and flood damage. Hell yeah! Emma Goldman and Kate O'Hare were held at this prison for anti-war action.

Instead I walked along an abandoned service road and talked about the rightwing...


Jul 21, 2019

Thoughts on imposter syndrome and glamour spells and tricking natzis.

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Jul 20, 2019

Hannah Gais talks about her article for The Baffler about healing psychics on Soviet TV on the precipice of the fall of the USSR, and the conspiratorial thinking still present in Russian and U.S. cultures.

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Jun 28, 2019

Evyn and Thom from Satanhaus, and Alib Gibarra from Order of the Eight join me to discuss the art house documentary produced by The Satanic Temple aptly titled Hail Satan?

I'm not a Satanist despite what the reply guys on Twitter say, so I am glad to have bona fide Satanists, one being a former TST member, to give some...