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Talk about post-season excitement. This guy cannot attend the first Washington Nationals playoff game this Friday, so he’s selling his tickets — for something other than money. Yep, this man — who, according to his advertisement, is “not some old gross dude” and is “actually 24 and athletic” — is offering his seats to “two […]
is an anonymous grimoire (or spell book) focused on demonology. It was compiled in the mid-seventeenth century, mostly from materials a couple of centuries older. It is divided into five books, the Ars Goetia, the Ars Theurgia-Goetia, the Ars Paulina, the Ars Almadel, and the Ars Notoria. The demons’ names (given below) are taken from […]
The term sigil derives from the Latin sigillum, meaning “seal”, though it may also be related to the Hebrew סגולה (segula meaning “word, action, or item of spiritual effect, talisman”). The current use of the term is derived from Renaissance magic, which was in turn inspired by the magical traditions of antiquity. The term has […]
As an avid horror movie fan, it’s only right to shed some light on one of those “true stories” they claim to be based on. This is the “Philip Experiment”, the inspiration for “The Quiet Ones”. IS IT POSSIBLE to create a ghost? Consider these familiar types of ghost experiences: A group of teenagers gathered […]
Obscene Literature If you thought 50 Shades was dirty, wait till you hear about Roman literature. As with everything else in their lives, it revolved strictly round sex – and not just regular sex: weird, kinky, messy fetish sex. Take Sa tyricon, one of only two surviving Roman novels. The plot focuses on the adventures of […]
The Bubble Skin Man Chandra Wisnu is a married father of four living in Indonesia afflicted by an extreme case of Neurofibromatosis type I (NF-1), a tumor disorder that is caused by a gene malfunction and causes non-cancerous lumps. The disease is genetic and affects up to one in 2500 people.
Slave Sex It’s no secret that Roman society ran on slavery. Men and women captured during military conquests were shipped all over the Empire and auctioned off to the highest bidder – at which point they became the property of some aristocrat or other. And those aristocrats usually had one thing on their minds when […]