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New Arthur Magazine with New Writing from Alejandro Jodorowsky, Plus: How to Hex a Corporation

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An excerpt from Alejandro Jodorowsky’s new book, the Center for Tactical Magic’s guide to hexing corporations, and plenty more.

Full issue available for download in PDF at Arthur (or available in print at these locations)

(though I still think the definitive article on magical warfare with corporations was Wes Unruh’s article first published here by Technoccult. Then again, I’m biased.)

New Arthur Magazine is now available

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This one kinda snuck up on me. Anyway, you can probably find a copy at a hipster record store near you, or download it:

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As usual it has stuff from the Center for Tactical Magic, Erik Davis, and Douglas Rushkoff.

New Arthur Magazine available for download

Arthur Magazine is back from the dead, and you can download the new issue below. It’s already out in LA and will be available nationally on the 5th of September. The new issue features new stuff from the Center for Tactical Magic, Douglas Rushkoff on 9/11 Truth, and more:

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New issue of Arthur Magazine out

Go here to find a free copy near you, or read it online as a series of PDFs:

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How nature droners GROWING found their flow. By Peter Relic. Photography by Eden Batki.

Swiss anthropologist-author JEREMY NARBY talks with Jay Babcock about what hallucinogens like LSD and the Amazonian drink ayahuasca have to teach us in the 21st century. Introduction by author Erik Davis, with a full-color illustration by Arik Moonhawk Roper.

How columnist DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF learned to stop worrying about current events.

Why power duo Al Cisneros and Chris Haikus reunited to make the meditation-suitable heavy metal sound of OM.

The life, work and astounding impact of North Indian vocalist PANDIT PRAN NATH, guru to Western minimalists La Monte Young and Terry Riley. By Peter Lavezzoli.

“New Herbalist” columnist Molly Frances on Lord Byron’s secret elixir and the Prophet Muhammed’s top condiment: VINEGAR.

How to recognize–and use–OCCULT FORCES, by the Center for Tactical Magic.

Notes from Mardi Gras in New Orleans, 2006 by the intrepid Gabe Soria.

Fashion is contemporary mask magic

A few words from former Technoccult guest blogger Fell:

Fashion is the contemporary equivalent of the mask magic used by aborigines and shamans from times past. The difference is that the shaman had the power of wisdom, thus allowing her or him to encroach situations both spiritual and sociological, utilising the masks to their advantage. Modern-day fashion wh0r3s and the vulgar masses are unaware of their own esteem, thus they lack the power inherent in themselves and rely on the costume, their fa?ade, to supplant these necessary inner wisdoms of power.

And later on, in the comments:

As for fashion, it’s always interested me. Only now am I beginning to properly discern between hipsters and trendy folk, persons with a true style and intimate understanding of fashion as a symbolic language, and then the rest ? those that buy into styles and try to wrap incorporate them into their own veneer, such as skaters, preps, goths, et cetera.

I think this is a very important distinction to make, between fashion and style. How you dress has a magical/consciousness manupulation effect no matter what. But those with true sense of style seem to be more in control of really designing their own realities, rather than buying into ready made realities. And of course, someone can be a skater or goth or prep or whatever and have a deep sense of style. These people are often the trendsetters for a clique, or are on margins drifting between cliques. Either way, and consciously or not, they’re bending reality in conformity with their will.

Full Story: Occult Design.

The Center for Tactical Magic(k)‘s first column in Arthur Magazine has some relevant commentary as well.

And speaking of clothes, I got my “23 / Everything is True” shirt from LVX23‘s Shiny Apes store today (more here).

New Arthur Magazine online for free

I just noticed that the latest issue of Arthur Magazine is actually online for free. I thought they’d stopped doing this. The new issue includes Douglas Rushkoff on religion as public health crisis, and the debut of The Center for Tactical Magic(k)’s column.

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Center for Tactical Magic

With everyone else linking to them this week, I’ve just noticed that I’ve never linked to: The Center for Tactical Magic. Probably because I’ve never had time to really look through the site and see what it’s all about.

I really need to spend some time looking through Starhawk’s activist writings as well.

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