September Announcements

September Announcements

Happy Labor day! As an adult, I love fall. When I was a kid summer was my favorite season. But now I enjoy the cooling down of air, Halloween, pumpkin muffins, and my favorite, caramel apples. I only wish Christmas could keep to itself until after Thanksgiving. Arg....

Magnifique Noir

Magnifique Noir Book 1: I am Magical By Briana Lawrence 2017 Bree is a Youtube gamer. Marianna is an aspiring chef. Lonnie is a powerhouse in the ring. Amid college classes, girlfriends, and general life craziness, when monsters attack their city they become...
Saving Money on Ritual Wear

Saving Money on Ritual Wear

There is logic to having a separate outfit for pagan rituals. Having a different set of clothes will put you in a different frame of mind, and when worn around other people it can broadcast your path and who you honor. But a ritual outfit is not essential....

Can We Stop With the Loki POV Edda Fanfiction?

As someone who does read Norse themed fiction, I have been noticing a trend. The podcast Mythology did a 3 part series of the Eddas in Loki’s POV.  Joanne M. Harris wrote the Gospel of Loki as part of her four book Runemarks series, which is once again the Eddas...
Convergence 2022

Convergence 2022

A 4-day of celebration all things geek, Convergence is an annual sci-fi convention held in Minneapolis. 2022 felt like a big step to getting back to the before times with Convergence. This year the Wee Dictator joined us for some of it. He Who Toils Endlessly got his...

Feed the Kid

Now that much of the social spending for the pandemic is ending, a casualty is the program that paid school lunches for all kids. Before the pandemic the issue of lunch shaming was being openly discussed. My response to school lunches is simple: Feed the kid. There...

Magick Grimoire is a Trope

While watching the Sandman series on Netflix (which is awesome, go watch it) a trope familiar to fans of fantasy appears: the magickal grimoire. For those who don’t know, the Sandman is about Morpheus, the Endless who rules Dreams. Morpheus is trapped by an Occultist...
August Announcements

August Announcements

Last December I reviewed the shop Enchanted Boutique. Since then they have moved to Maplewood and faced a series of hardships. They had a Covid outbreak among staff, forcing a close, then a pipe burst that caused flooding and damaged inventory. They are asking for...

Review: Loki and Sigyn

Loki and Sigyn By Lea Svendsen Llewellyn Books 2022 At times whimsical yet informative, Loki and Sigyn explores the often neglected and overshadowed Sigyn and ever growing in popularity husband. Author Lea Svendsen runs through the basics of Loki in the lore and what...

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