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Wound and Stab

Oct 30, 2017

OCTOBER 30th, 2017
The Wine-Dark Sea - Robert Aickman

The Work
We discuss Robert Aickman's short story "The Wine-Dark Sea" from the story collection by the same name. The print and ebook are both available.

The Guest
Our guest is writer Sarah Lyon. She is a contributor to Vice's Broadly. Sarah practices witchcraft out of New York. 

You can find Sarah at and on Vice. You can follow her on instagram @citymystic.

Sarah mentions some resources and inspiration:
The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Witch-Cult in Western Europe by Margaret Murray
Aleister Crowley's Thoth tarot deck
Barbara Creed's The Monstrous-Feminine
Carole Glover's Men, Women and Chain Saws 
Silvia Federici's Caliban and the Witch
Jodorowsky's The Way of the Tarot
Arthur E. Waite's Pictorial Key of the Tarot
The Rider-Waite Tarot by Waite & Smith
Phil Hine's Condensed Chaos
Gemma Gary's Cornish Book of Ways
The blog of Sarah Anne Lawless
Religion and the Decline of Magic by Keith Thomas

"The Liquid Rock"
There is no soil on the island.

1 oz Brandy
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
1 spoonful Fig Jam
2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Shake, top with sparkling Lambrusco

Aural Stimuli

Visual Stimuli
Hellenic Art from Athens.
The Grecian island Milos.
One of the oldest full Tarot sets, the Sola-Busca Tarrochi.

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