The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board

May 14, 2015 Vulgarian 0

from smithsonianmag.com: In February, 1891, the first few advertisements started appearing in papers: “Ouija, the Wonderful Talking Board,” boomed a Pittsburgh toy and novelty shop, describing a magical device that answered questions “about the past, present


Mithraic Mysteries and the Cult of Empire

April 21, 2015 Vulgarian 0

from thenewamerican.com: The proud Roman general stood with his commanders and retinue as the wild hillsmen, dressed in the ragged but still-flamboyant clothes of corsairs, fell before him in turn, begging for clemency. It was


Inside the Great Pyramid

September 10, 2013 Vulgarian 0

from blogs.smithsonianmag.com: “There is a story, regrettably apocryphal, about Napoleon and the Great Pyramid. When Bonaparte visited Giza during his Nile expedition of 1798 (it goes), he determined to spend a night alone inside the


the twilight zone podcast: what you need

November 27, 2011 Xnihilator 0

The Twilight Zone podcast hosted by Tom Elliot, narrates excellent 37 minute episode, “What You Need”. Tim Carmichael stumbles upon a hole-in-the-wall business, catering to upper echelons of New York Society. Carmichael is drawn inside