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Craig Conley
"Some kind of quirky genius of unlikely scholarship" -Geof Huth
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This Snowland Chariot appears in the magazine Fliegende Blätter, 1934. Continue reading
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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 Fizz of Ideas - Janet Boyer's Blog
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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
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From The Arabian Nights Entertainments, 1899. Continue reading
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Here's a page of swords with a string of beads on the point of his sword, from The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and Other Stories by Mary de Morgan, 1880. Continue reading
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Cupid trades his arrow for a snowball. From The Sketch, 1905. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2016 at Fizz of Ideas - Janet Boyer's Blog
"The most dangerous words ever to be spoken: 'I do not believe in faeries.'" —Kate O'Hegarty, Mieradome In this clip, we explain exactly why those are the most dangerous words ever: Continue reading
Thanks, Janet. :-D
Toggle Commented Sep 22, 2016 on A Cactus Tarot? at Thematic Tarot
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As we noted over at Thematic Tarot, cards from a hitherto unseen Cactus Tarot appear in the choose-your-own-adventure puzzle book entitled This Book is a Cactus. Indeed, a tarot reading got planted among prickly logic puzzles, riddles, mathematical conundrums, and word enigmas. Continue reading