Today I’m excited to share with you a review of the Luna Sol Tarot, a new deck by Mike Medaglia. The Luna Sol Tarot takes traditional RWS images and themes, presenting them in a soft color palette with occasional modern twists, and it’s especially delightful because of the diversity of characters it features. The people depicted on […]Read more "A Review of the Luna Sol Tarot"
Years back, I made a spread for the times we just need to hear that everything is going to be all right. But sometimes, when things are really bad, that’s not what we need. Sometimes we need to scream and cry and acknowledge that everything is not, in fact, going to be all right. Sometimes […]Read more "The “Everything Is Not Okay” Spread"
Welcome to Part 2 of my James Bond Tarot series, where I match up one James Bond movie to each of the cards of the Major Arcana in the Tarot. If you missed Part 1, which ran from Casino Royale as the Fool to On Her Majesty’s Secret Service as the Lovers, feel free to go check it […]Read more "The James Bond Tarot (Part 2)"
I recently published a review of the Tattoo Tarot, newly published by Laurence King. Following my review, I had the pleasure of reaching out to Diana McMahon-Collins, who wrote the companion book for the deck, to talk a bit about the creative process of bringing the Tattoo Tarot to life. What inspired you to design a tattoo-themed […]Read more "An Interview With Diana McMahon-Collins"
I love James Bond. I grew up with him. The Bond movies are the only films my parents own, and I’ve seen each of them (yes, even Never Say Never Again, which isn’t canon) so many times I’ve lost count. My family’s Thanksgiving tradition during my childhood was always to get Chinese takeout and watch James Bond […]Read more "The James Bond Tarot (Part 1)"
The Tattoo Tarot is a new Tarot deck designed by Diana McMahon-Collis (a co-founder of the Tarot Association of the British Isles) and illustrated by tattoo artist MEGAMUNDEN. It’s a 78-card, traditional TdM-style deck done in the illustrative style of traditionalist tattoos. The deck is accompanied by a small companion book (25 pages) with keywords for […]Read more "A Review of the Tattoo Tarot"
Patricia Monaghan, one of the most badass scholars of women’s spirituality in the modern age, had a really cool talk she used to deliver about taxonomizing goddesses. I never actually got to see this talk (for lo, I am but young), nor have I been able to find any published writings where she rehashes its […]Read more "Five Goddess Prototypes in the Tarot"