Thelema NOW! Crowley, Ritual & Magick
Thelema NOW! Crowley, Ritual & Magick is a monthly podcast, produced with the support of Ordo Templi Orientis USA Grand Lodge.

Professor Steve Vinson discusses the odd friendship between gruff but loveable Aleister Crowley and Egyptologist Battiscombe Gunn. Ancient Egypt was one area in which modern scholarship and esotericism overlapped, and even converged. It is not often remembered today that in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a number of mainstream scholars of antiquity were interested in esoteric or occult subjects. One very interesting case is that of Battiscombe Gunn (1883-1950), still remembered as one of the most insightful Egyptologists of his generation. What is less well known is that Gunn was associated, apparently in more than a casual way, with Aleister Crowley. Find out more!

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David J, of Bauhaus and Love & Rockets, discusses his book Who Killed Mister Moonlight? - Bauhaus, Black Magick and Benediction. David also tells host Frater Puck about two new plays he has written, about Edie Sedgewick and the Black Dahlia, and plans for the furture.  Find out more at David's website. 

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On this episode of Thelema Now, Frater Puck speaks with Brian Butler, who performed Aleister Crowley's The Bartzabel Working in Los Angeles. Great stuff!  Learn more at
www.brianbutler.com

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One of Thelema Now's favorite authors returns! The always entertaining Tobias Churton discuss is new book about Uncle Al, focusing on his time in Berlin while Hitler was coming to power. Check it out!

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:26 PM

Thelema Now's own Frater Puck talks to author Nick Mamatas about Crowley, Communism, and his book Love Is the Law. Check it out!

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:21 PM

Thelema Now's faithful host Frater Puck talks with author Peter Bebergal about his book, Season of the Witch. Did the occult really save rock & roll? Did Elvis learn hip-shakin' in church? Did video kill the radio star?  It's all here! Check it out...

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:20 PM

Host Frater Puck talks with author Jeva Singh Anand about the book "The Secret School of Wisdom: The Authentic Rituals & Doctrines of the Illuminati."  How did it begin? Who started it? What did they do? And is Beyonce their new leader, like the internet says? Find out!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:56 PM

We refuse to believe there is just ONE Carl Abrahamsson!  With all he gets done, there must be at least three!  Feel shame as Carl explains how he gets more done in a week than you do in a year, seriously. Writing, publishing, a digital label... it's in a day's work. Enjoy!

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:43 PM

Frater Puck talks to Krzysztof Azarewicz, who is a Polish poet, writer, and he also writes lyrics for the band Behemoth!  Krzysztof founded the ambient project The Fourth is Eligor along with multi-instrumentalist Piotr Weltrowski in 1996, and he is the co-founder of Moonwheel Records. In 2003 he founded the independent publishing house Lashtal Press.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:40 PM

Soror Amy is host on this edition of Thelema Now!  Amy and guest Richard Metzger of Dangerous Minds discuss leaving home, squatting in Amsterdam, building creative juice batteries and were things REALLY better in the 80s? Check it out!

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:08 PM