A curious lecture at Curious Gallery 2017

I’ll be speaking at the Curious Gallery here in Portland on January 8. (You’d think they invented this event just for me with that name, wouldn’t you?) Dead Wrong: “Mummy Parties” and Other Shocking Curiosities Sunday, January 8, 2017 3:00pm When does curiosity cross the line? From Napoleon’s famous invasion of Egypt to the modern… Continue reading A curious lecture at Curious Gallery 2017

Introducing The #MarriageMilitia Project

NOTE: the project listed here is now live and has its own website. Thank you! My readers either went to bed last night or woke up to news about the transition of government in my country. We have a new president-elect and Congress that are all from the same party for the first time in… Continue reading Introducing The #MarriageMilitia Project

Remembering the Cutting – 1937’s “Parsley Massacre”

I mention this event briefly in Haitian Vodou: An Introduction to Haiti’s Indigenous Spiritual Tradition, but it deserves far more space and publicity than it received there. Most people living in the Western world, when asked about genocide, immediately think of the Holocaust (HaShoah), or perhaps more recent “ethnic cleansing” campaigns carried out in various… Continue reading Remembering the Cutting – 1937’s “Parsley Massacre”

Kemet Today post on Osama bin Laden

Much as I’d rather not post about politics all the time, obviously this is not something I could ignore, especially after I said something about 9/11 that ended up in a book about the subject. You can read the post here, on my Kemetic Orthodox blog. Right now, I’m just wrestling with my thoughts. I’m… Continue reading Kemet Today post on Osama bin Laden