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Craig Conley
"Some kind of quirky genius of unlikely scholarship" -Geof Huth
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From Kladderadatsch, 1929. Continue reading
Love this! Perfect choice for the Magician! Something interesting in terms of Tarot: if we rearrange the letters of his name, NICOLA TESLA was INTO ALL ACES. Poetically, he's also A CASTLE LION. For the Water element, he is A STILL OCEAN and a COASTAL LINE. For the Earth element, he ENTAILS COAL. For the Air element of swords, he OILS A LANCET. As for the Fire element, ask his devilish dog, the COLLIE SATAN. ;-)
Toggle Commented Jul 12, 2017 on Nicola Tesla as The Magician at Boyer Creations
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The ancient and occulted forces speak, softly and in cipher, of a world or worlds teeming with conscious entities, but entities whose nature, customs, and behaviours lay beyond the ken of human conceptualization. —Richard Gavin, The Benighted Path St. Lucy is truly a mystery. We know that her name comes... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2017 at Naked Tarot Mystical Messengers
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Say this three times and you will see what you will see. From Celtic Fairy Tales, selected by Joseph Jacobs and illustrated by John D. Batten, 1892. Continue reading
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This Snowland Chariot appears in the magazine Fliegende Blätter, 1934. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at Boyer Creations
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From our Abecedarian blog, here's an internet exclusive on the meaning of "lupacchi magic" in the TV Asahi series Kamen Rider Wizard. Recall that the titular wizard is a combination of two archetypes, the stage magician and the occult magus. Hence, "lupacchi" alludes to something that serves both as a... Continue reading
As featured over at our main blog, here's a magic word that is not in Magic Words: A Dictionary: http://www.oneletterwords.com/weblog/?id=26388 Continue reading
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Here's Reno, Nevada as a Devil analog from Fliegende Blätter, 1943. Continue reading
Here's our video on how to find a powerful magic word with very personal significance to you: Continue reading
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Here is revealed how the Knight of Coins keeps blade sharp. From Jugend, 1918. Continue reading
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Here's a Knight of Pentacles from Jugend, 1917. Continue reading
Here's Justice as The Hanged Man: http://www.oneletterwords.com/weblog/?id=25019 And here's Justice as the Ace of Swords: http://www.oneletterwords.com/weblog/?id=25012 Continue reading
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"Unlocking for you the age-old secrets of magic." From Popular Mechanics, 1927. Continue reading
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These cards are featured in Jugend, 1897 and 1898. Click the image to enlarge greatly. Continue reading
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Here's a sort of fountain pen Tarot in a vintage ad (Die Bühne, 1930.) To which Tarot cards would you associate the ink well, the hammer, the six different nibs, and the protective cap? Continue reading
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One of our very own publications has inspired an album – not an audiobook but a sonic adventure about how books can transport us into otherworldly realms. Here’s how we describe the album: If you’ve ever felt unsure about unicorns, Wolfgun’s audio journey Cineres will leave you skeptical of your... Continue reading
Here are some secrets contained in the book Heirs to the Queen of Hearts: Tracing Magical Genealogy. For lots more information, see MysteryArts.com. Continue reading
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From Loraine and the Little People by Elizabeth Gordon and illustrated by M. T. Ross, 1915. Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at Boyer Creations
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Here's some Tarot-like imagery from Fables in Slang by George Ade and illustrated by Clyde J. Newman, 1899. A hanged man: If not a Fool, a fool-killer: A king of wands: A chariot: The lovers: A page of cups: Continue reading
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"The emblematic magic chart of the Order of the Magi," from Temple Lectures of the Order of the Magi by Olney H. Richmond, 1892. Continue reading
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"As soon as she saw the smoke rise she repeated some strange words." From The Arabian Nights Entertainments, 1899. Continue reading