Mermeticism and the Post-Truth Mystic

I was around 14 when I first discovered Grant Morrison’s magnum opus The Invisibles. I am not the first to say that this comic changed my life. It was my intellectual introduction to anarchism, the nature of reality, and most importantly to this discussion, the occult. Morrison’s discussions…

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In Search of Superman Part 2: The Metamodern Hero?

We left off with the death of the Man of Steel. The public no longer believe in Superman, so DC Comics and Warner Bros. have tried to force him to conform to modern expectations, a hero who doesn’t know what right and wrong is, who kills and causes massive…

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In Search of Superman Part 1: The Rise and Fall

Superman, Clark Kent, Kal-El, The Man of Tomorrow, The Man of Steel. So many names, so many faces, for one iconic character. Superman, and the nature of the character has become a hot topic with the release of Zack Snyder's most recent hot mess of a film. This has caught…

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Portrait of a New Radical

Meme: a cultural item that is transmitted by repetition in a manner analogous to the biological transmission of genes. Memetics: the study of the replication, spread, and evolution of memes. There was a time where spreading a meme wasn't easy. A few guys with a message would have started a…

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