Omnium Gatherum: 16dec2020

An irregular hodgepodge of links gathered together … Omnium Gatherum for December 16, 2020

Welp, that’s a wrap! I just recently finished featuring each track and artist from Magick, Music and Ritual 15 on social media. So, it’s mostly done until next year. I’ve started to point people toward “following” Hermetic Library on Bandcamp for anthology news; but, of course, I’ll keep talking about it elsewhere too. But, hopefully, it will be another way to reach people that avoids drowning in noise or being drowned by algorithms.

Hey, I don’t know if you knew about this, but I ran into it, again, I think: OpenLibrary has a search feature that does text searching within the entire catalog of Internet Archive documents. Try it out: Thelema. It doesn’t work so well for terms like A∴A∴, but maybe they’ll improve it over time. Anyhow, that’s a neat way to check for terms across books. I think I’ll add that and Wiktionary to the list of external references on Hermeneuticon pages! This will become increasingly useful as I get further into adding important terms from the material at the library, as a way to find materials outside the library that are also relevant. I’ve long wanted to start adding crossindexing from within and without the library materials, with important quotes. That’s another step in the right direction, anyway, of being more useful as a reference and research tool for the site, as I’ve always intended Hermeneuticon to become.

In other news, I just added a bunch of new pages to the long suffering, ever-upcoming issue of the Zine. It’s gone from only 1/2 filled, to only a few pages before I can release it! Oh! So it looks like there’s definitely going to be a zine issue in 2021! (I shudder to imagine when the next one after that will be ready, but let’s celebrate now whilst we can …) Oh, gods, did I just jinx it?

Here’s a variety of notable things I’ve recently found that you may also be interested in checking out:

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