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The most iconic portrayal of women’s power over the centuries is that of the witch. Witches had the power to heal and to curse, and tapped into earth magick that had no connection to the alien beliefs of the Christian Church. It’s no surprise that men dedicated centuries to hunting down

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I know someone who was told by her religious mother that any sexual thoughts that entered her head were put there by Satan. Religion definitely has a boner for sex – for trying against all odds to stop it from happening. And, of course, Satan’s pawns in getting us all

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One of my life’s passions is collecting band tees. A running joke in my family is that our legacy to our children will be vinyl, posters and t-shirts; and we don’t care how broke they are when we die, they better not sell them. In my vast collection, I have

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The Exquisite Corpse method was invented by surrealists in the early 20th century, a game where artists would pass around a piece of paper, taking up where the last left off, to create a strange collaborative image or text. French artist Bernard Dumaine put together a series of Exquisite Corpse drawings with

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Posts like this always get us in trouble with Big Brother of the Internet, but fuck it – we really love BDSM art. Bernard Montorgueil was a French artist who created and published femdom illustrations and short stories in the 1920s and 1930s. There is something so amazing about seeing women dressed

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No matter how important or lowly we are on this earth, we will all dance the Dance of Death. This was the message behind the depictions of death in its many forms that rose to popularity in medieval times. Death was a very close companion of the poor, as it

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