New Podcast!

Great news, y’all! I’ve finally launched my podcast, The Banshee Broadcast! It is currently available to Patreon patrons and direct donors only, and will remain so until after episode 5. After that, the video version, or vlogcast as I’m calling it, will continue to be premium content, while the audio-only version will be made public…

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Getting Psychic Exercise

Are you bored and looking for things to do during quarantine? Try these fun exercises to enhance your psychic ability! All of these things can be practiced from the safety and comfort of your own home. This was originally published to my personal Tumblr a few months ago in response to a message from a…

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Something to Celebrate

Reposted from my personal Tumblr It’s been quite a while since I’ve written anything publicly at length about The Morrigan and her son, the serpent Meche. Now seems like an apt time to write about the apocalyptic serpent and the prophetess of plague considering the current state of world. Even doubly so, since as I…

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Speaking To The Dead

This is a combination of two of my most popular Tumblr posts from last year, reposted here for accessibility. I realized I haven’t posted too much about ancestor veneration praxis, at least not in a long time. To be honest as far as actual details go, I prefer to not talk too much about my…

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Site Updates

While I am slowly working on revamping this entire website a few changes have been made to prevent spam, unfortunately this means if you posted a comment since 2017 it likely got buried among spam and deleted automatically. Dozens of emails were also automatically sorted as spam, however, with some changes to the email sorting…

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For the Love of Terrible Beauty

[Image: “Black hole passing by Earth” by Martin/hipydeus on Flickr] Happy Summer Solstice to you all! Sorry for the long absence. 11 months ago I got a new job, new living quarters, and had a breakup with an old partner—all at the same time (all in the same week). I’ve taken the past almost-year to…

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Orphan Magic Part 2

A Second Adoption   I am truly overwhelmed (in a good way) by the response to first article in this autobiographical series. (Orphan Magic Part 1) I was very pleased to learn that it really resonated with other foster kids, orphans, runaways, and LGBTQIA+ youth in the magical/pagan community who escaped from abusive and/or religious…

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Click here to help get Banshee to Edinburgh

Adventures in Academia I have some great news, y’all! While what was to be the first Greater New Orleans Magic and Esotericism (or G.N.O.M.E.) conference had to be cancelled this year, and I had to cut ties with NOSEA and it’s director for professional reasons, a new opportunity has arisen for me: The International Association for…

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The Spring Equinox and Eggs

A Brief History of the Chicken and the Egg In honor of the Spring Equinox I am going to talk about the ritual uses of eggs and egg decorating, but before I can get into that I must tell you the history and symbolism of our friend, the humble chicken. The chicken was first domesticated in…

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The Akkadian Origins of the Prince of Angels

  St. Michael the Archangel mirroring the pose of his predecessor Reshef.    Summary TL;DR: The Archangel Michael is so ancient that you can trace his name back to around at least 1600 BCE, a thousand years before he is ever mentioned in Judaism. He appears to have found his way into Hebrew via the Babylonian Exile…

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