When the End is Not In Sight

Putain de merde, I’ve been gone for a long time. It seems like everything I post now starts with a disclaimer along the lines of “Sorry it’s been so long since my last post, but I promise I’ll post more regularly from now on”. It’s been pretty much a full month since I last had […]

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Emergence, Beauty, and Tarot

I remember the day I learned the word “concatenation”. It was a Friday, and I was in my eighth-grade* Gothic literature class. We were talking about the numinous experience of the narrator in Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw. That day changed my life. The definition that I learned on that Friday turns out to […]

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A Review of the Mary-El Tarot

I’ve been wanting this deck for a really, really long time. I’d seen images all over the internet, and it is beautiful, although it’s non-traditional enough that I had hesitated to buy it until now. But boy, am I ever glad that I finally have my hands on it. Before I dive into the art, let’s […]

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When the Emperor Walks in Shadow

I have never been able to see utopia. This is, to the best of my knowledge, a deficiency unique to myself and a handful of stray psychopaths, serial killers, and statesmen throughout history. Everyone I’ve ever met has a plan, an ideal, a thought that the world could be better if only such-and-such change were to […]

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