The Sacred Dimensions of USA Football: Stupor Bowl 55 Edition

It's that time of year again for "the big game," and also time for me to post more fodder about the deliberate standards of USA football. Will Tom Brady win? I could care less. But I am interested in how sacred measures are snuck into our everyday lives. For instance, did you ever wonder why … Continue reading The Sacred Dimensions of USA Football: Stupor Bowl 55 Edition

Our First Issue of the “Metaphysical Times” Has Hit the Streets

Occursion Media has published its first newspaper. It is based here in Idaho Falls, and is the vision of my friend Terri Nelson Ireland, proprietor of the Healing Hands Metaphysical Store. It is called the Metaphysical Times: The Imbolc 2021 issue. In this venture, I am doing the layout and design, and will contribute an … Continue reading Our First Issue of the “Metaphysical Times” Has Hit the Streets

HAL 9000, Kubrick & Clarke: Some Astrolodyssey in the cut?

Many of us in the geek continuum have been excited to learn about a giant steel monolith being discovered in the Utah desert. It gives me chills, though only because I, as many others, believe Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" is the best movie ever made, and has encoded within it some highly important ideas … Continue reading HAL 9000, Kubrick & Clarke: Some Astrolodyssey in the cut?

The Popes, the Jesuits, and … Astrology? (A reprint from 2015 about November 22)

by Ed Kohout This is a reprint of something I wrote 5 years ago, back when I could write whatever I wanted. I want to dedicate this to Samuel F. Reynolds, a fellow astrologer who is also born on the magical "11/22" date, and who has always impressed me with his professionalism in the craft. … Continue reading The Popes, the Jesuits, and … Astrology? (A reprint from 2015 about November 22)

The Ancients Create a Grand Lodge of Their Own

The general historical narrative of so-called "speculative" freemasonry that gets tossed about goes something like this: In 1717, four masonic lodges got together and formed a Grand Lodge on June 24, ushering in the era of speculative freemasonry. What is not reported by the more pedestrian historians about these Freemasons is that this kind of … Continue reading The Ancients Create a Grand Lodge of Their Own