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My father died on Imbolc. It was, in many ways, a perfect death. Surrounded by his son and daughter and wife, breath winding down until a final cessation. It was a death far more peaceful than maybe he actually deserved. Like all Bunch men, he was of Pictish stock and

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As the Bubonic Plague rolled across China, the Middle East, Russia and Europe from the 14th to 17th centuries, it claimed an estimated 150 million lives, along with the title of deadliest epidemic in human history. Originating in China in the 1300s, it hitched a ride on the Silk Road

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MANIC RELAPSE FEST is returning to Oakland, CA this year with its 5th incarnation, which promises to be completely badass as usual. After the first round of announcements, we’re stoked to bring you the second one! Here we go: S.H.I.T. (Canada)  Cinderblock (Boston) Slimy Member (Texas)  No Statik (Bay) Odio (Bay)  Mozart

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As a budding occultist that also has trusted science for everything throughout the years, I find myself often torn when finding new topics of study. Currently, that topic is astral projection and out-of-body experiences; two experiences that are somehow the same yet very different. Many in the psychiatric world consider

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My fascination with body art began at an early age when I accidentally caught a glimpse of my grandfather’s well-hidden bicep tattoo. Aside from the elegant design — a Sassanid cataphract that had turned green from years of exposure to the elements — I was drawn to it because I

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Deep in the valley of northwest Oregon in a particularly rainy March, a young woman gave birth to twin girls in her parent’s home. Within hours, one of the twins developed a breathing problem and died. Her parents never sought medical care for her. Now, they are being investigated for her

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