Summary for the week ending June 7th, 2014

Here’s a summary of activity for the week ending June 7th, 2014.



This Village MAKE EVERY KIND OF MISTAKE Poster is another piece of helpful propaganda from the Ministry of Information … inspired by the signs that can be seen around the Village in The Prisoner and a quote from Chapter XLV: “Unserious” Conduct of a Pupil in Aleister Crowley’s Magick Without Tears.


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Here is a summary of Hermetic Library blog posts:

Reading Room

Ancient Egyptian Magic: Spells, Incantations, Potions, Stories, and Rituals by Bob Brier
The House On the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson, adapted to graphic novel by Simon Revelstroke and Richard Corben, with Introduction by Alan Moore, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Neteru of Kemet: An Introduction by Tamara Siuda-Legan, from Eschaton
Dangerous Knowledge: Orientalism and Its Discontents by Robert Irwin, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Reading Egyptian Art: A Hieroglyphic Guide to Ancient Egyptian Painting and Sculpture by Richard H Wilkinson, from Thames & Hudson
The Sea by John Banville, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Gallant Ones by Walter C Cambra, courtesy of the author
Ancient Egyptian Costume by Mary G Houston and Florence S Hornblower, from Dar Al-Fergiani
Conan Volume 7: Cimmeria by Timothy Truman, illustrated by Tomás Giorello, Richard Corben and José Villarrubia, from Dark Horse, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Costume of Ancient Egypt by Philip Watson and Jack Cassin-Scott, from Chelsea House
Committed to the Flames: The History and Rituals of a Secret Masonic Rite by Arturo de Hoyos and S Brent Morris, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Ancient Egypt: Kingdom of the Pharaohs by Robert Hamilton, from Paragon Publishing
Incredible Change-Bots by Jeffrey Brown, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day, translated by Raymond O Faulkner, additional translation and commentary by Ogden Goelet, introduced by Carol Andrews, edited by Eva Von Dassow, and conceived by James Wasserman, from Chronicle Books
Persecution and the Art of Writing by Leo Strauss, from University of Chicago Press, reviewed by T Polyphilus

Anthology Project

Postal Potlatch

Visual Pool

Solomon’s Seal added by Sliabh Na Cailleach
Ode de O added by Kyla Dawn Clay
Communion of Sense added by Kyla Dawn Clay

Audio Pool

Bullshit added by Hollywood Playboii
Swear 2 God added by Hollywood Playboii
Nature’s Longing Drive added by Anantakara
Club Life added by Hollywood Playboii
NO added by Hollywood Playboii
Liber LXV Cap 1 is a Seven Ravens track added by Lamar Logos
Waiting for Eternity, an uncertain track added by black antlers

Video Pool

Will you pull the Cosmic Trigger? added by Amoeba

Arts and Letters Pool

I hight Don Quixote, I live on peyote by John Whiteside “Jack” Parsons

Goods and Services

The Book of Smokeless Fire by S Ben Qayin, from Nephilim Press
Aleister Crowley: The Face of Modern Western Esotericism by Christopher Wilke
Thelema shirt from Black Sanctuary
The Problem of Disenchantment: Scientific Naturalism and Esoteric Discourse, 1900-1939 by Egil Asprem, part of the Numen book series, from Brill
Satanic Feminism: Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture by Per Faxneld, from Molin & Sorgenfrei
A Druid’s Handbook to the Spiritual Power of Plants: Spagyrics in Magical and Sexual Rituals by Jon G Hughes, from Destiny Books


Omnium Gatherum: June 4th, 2014, an irregular hodgepodge of links gathered together …
Metal Knight, a interview with Christopher Lee about his heavy metal album
The Mysteries at The Flea through July 14th
Black Flame, a video from Lorne Cooper and Nathaniel J Harris


Here are some popular site pages:

The Temporary Autonomous Zone
The Moon in Taurus
Magick in Theory and Practice
The Planets
Magick Without Tears


Here are some popular BBS posts:

How should this place be organized?
Any quotes catch your eye from the material on the site?
So this happened then … the new Hrmtc Underground BBS!
Hrmtc Underground BBS logo
What’s missing from the site that should be there?
Notice any typos or other errors on the site?


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