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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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On Sunday, November 1st, the sixth edition of Dreams Were Made For Mortals comes to the St. Vitus Bar in Brooklyn. This one day art event showcases the work of some of the underground’s most interesting artists. Check out the second in our 2-part interview series with some of this year’s

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“In the year 275 an Iranian Aryan publicly rejected the scriptures and Jesus Christ as being divine. For his outspokenness, he was arrested, crucified, skinned, stuffed, and hung from the city gates as a macabre warning to any would-be skeptics. Of course, all faiths have killed for their gods; the

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Normal Porn for Normal People By Cosbydaf Everybody knows that if you surf the web long enough, you’ll see some pretty sick shit. This is especially true if you intentionally dwell into the dark underbelly of the internet. I’ve seen quite a few things I don’t care to admit to,

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Excerpt from The Book of Cannibals (Sybil Press, 2014) a grimoire for the contemporary artist. Illustrations by the author, screen printed by J. Gomez. * Section Two: DRONE; * A post-review Everywhere codes analyze, mark, restrain, train, repress, and channel the primitive sounds of language, of the body, of tools, of

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Eclipsing violent centuries Like a dark scar over France Enter the nascent Gilles de Rais A warrior and a scholar…[1]   Or such is one modern-day interpretation of the infamous fifteenth century soldier Gilles de Rais, also known as Bluebeard, a general to the executed Jeanne of Arc. Some have

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Dehn Sora is a French graphic artist whose work is almost beyond words. He makes music under the name Treha Sektori and is an associate of Church of Ra. He has created a new book called The Sensation Of Being One Of Them which compiles his work spanning two years, and will

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He was three times nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature, an accomplished bodybuilder, a trained soldier, an expert swordsman, a model, an actor, a singer. Any one of these achievements is impressive, two or three exceptional, all of them taken together is evidence of near superhuman willpower, an Übermensch

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When the devil comes to town, our precious but stagnant order tolls twelve times until a shocking thirteenth resounds and chaos ensues.  The Devil in the belfry then dances and plays his fiddle amidst the horror of uncertainty, one of mankind’s greatest fears.  Such was the scene in Poe’s nineteenth

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Paris is once again two steps ahead of everyone – except perhaps Germany – when it comes to the world of kink; you can look back at my article on BDSM and the Marquis de Sade if you need a quick history class. Another installment in the Paris kink revolution came back

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Hey Ash, how are you doing? Congrats on your book release for KILL CITY, I’ve been looking forward to it for a while now! How did the idea for the book come about? Hi, thanks! I’m great, thank you. After creating such an extensive archive of work on this subject,

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Discordianism and chaos magic are often confused. This is fitting, considering confusion is the stock and trade of both to some extent. Discordianism involves ritual, but is more of a religion of mirth; rather than chaos magic, which we will talk about more, hmmm… maybe next week. Discordianism involves the worship

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