Guttershaman – intro

July 31, 2008

“At the end of the day, it’s all just weird shit.” — Me, quoted in Sandman by Neil Gaiman. One of the main reasons I put up this blog is for my thoughts about magic. I have considered myself as a magician for pretty much my whole adult life – and the seeds of that […]

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Thinking about The Dark Knight

July 31, 2008
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I know – original, huh? But I only just saw the film (UK release dates, thanks so much). And as a mage who’s done a fair bit of work with hero-archetypes (and has an especial fondness for The Batman), it’s a subject close to my heart. The Dark Knight is not a perfect film by […]

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Choose your superstition wisely…

July 29, 2008

Been on a bit of a blogging hiatus, but this is too good to ignore… Birmingham (UK) city council has blocked its staff from looking at some religious websites, but not others: Lawyers at the National Secular Society said the move by Birmingham City Council was “discriminatory” and they would consider legal action. The rules […]

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Fortean twosome

July 4, 2008

Firstly, noting the death of Lyall Watson, author of Supernatural (and my favourite of his work, Gifts of Unknown Things), aged 69. A true pioneer. Also this… faceless ‘aliens’ at Wimbledon. Clearly someone’s gone to a lot of trouble over this. Is it a viral marketing bit? A little Operation Mindfuck action? The Anonymous crew […]

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