Tarot for Real Life: The Hanged Man

Work has been incredibly overwhelming lately. I’m supposed to be on the academic job market this fall, but dealing with the consequences of a negligent adviser means that my job materials are nowhere near where they need to be, and I was recently told I need to redo more than eight months’ worth of work […]

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Bev Keane, Hierophant

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about Beverly Keane. For those who don’t know her, Bev Keane is a major antagonist from Mike Flanagan’s small-town Catholic horror series Midnight Mass on Netflix. She is the embodiment of sanctimonious self-righteousness; an early scene in the show has her admonishing the town’s new priest for wearing the […]

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Tarot for Real Life

There are terrible things in the news today. Writing this post, I don’t want to dismiss the weight of the Supreme Court’s actions or the real and terrible consequences the overturning of Roe v Wade will have for people across the country. But I also desperately need to think and talk about something else, or […]

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