Hopefully you’ve been following my column on Mid-City Messenger, now into its second year. I’m doing my best to keep up a regular weekly rhythm, with fresh content every Monday, alternating between prose and photos. I’ve now got my own tag on the site, so check it out.

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I’m flattered and flabbergasted to see that Godless Paganism has been named as “Book of the Year” by the ever-insightful Megan Manson. I’m proud to have two essays in this collection, which was edited by John Halstead and features a ton of writing by many folks more talented and expressive than I could ever hope […]

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Everyone says it was a terrible year, and maybe it was, but here’s some proof it wasn’t all bad. Gratitude to the artists who put so much heart and soul into this beautiful music. 2016 from editor_b on 8tracks Radio.

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Well, now we’ve gone and done it. We’ve launched a crowdfunding campaign to digitize our “second season of stupidity.” The harrowing thing about Kickstarter is it’s all or nothing. And the clock is ticking down to our deadline. Please learn more and consider backing this project today!

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“Pour” is not really the right verb, but it sounds so much more impressive than “Reviews trickle in.” Whatever the volume, I’m happy to report that Spinning in Place has garnered some reviews. Astonishingly enough, they are (mostly) from people I don’t even know. Even more astonishing, so far they are all very positive. Here […]

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Suddenly my personal bibliography has quadrupled. I’m honored to have essays in two new collections. As if that’s not enough, I’m also thrilled to announce the publication of my own book at long last. Finding the Masculine in Goddess’ Spiral, edited by Erick DuPree, came out from Megalithica Books in February. Godless Paganism, edited by […]

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We joke a lot about seasons in New Orleans. A typical formulation: We have two seasons here, summer and Christmas. Another riff recognizes four: Carnival season, festival season, hurricane season, football season. There are many variations. Nevertheless, I’d like to present an attempt to delineate the conventional four seasons according to local parameters. Starting on […]

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Tonight is Twelfth Night, if you know how to count like a New Orleanian. Everybody’s heard of the Twelve Days of Christmas, but few people in 21st-century America know that these are the twelve days after Christmas, ending with Epiphany, also known as Little Christmas or Three Kings Day or Twelfthtide. Increasing commercialization puts all […]

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The American people will elect Donald Trump president this year. I’m not saying I want it to happen. I’m just sayin’. It will happen like this. Hillary gets the nomination of the Democrats. The Donald gets the GOP nod, because they can’t figure out how to stop him. Then, the campaign: Hillary vs. the Donald. […]

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There’s so much good music coming out these days it’s stunning. Don’t believe me? Give this a listen. It was almost painful putting this mix together because I left so much out, but what’s left just feels absolutely essential to me. Further more I’d wager that you haven’t heard of virtually any of these artists. […]

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