June 20, 2016 Jharkhand, a state carved out of Bihar in November 2000, has clearly emerged as the hotbed of “witch- hunting” in India. The National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) records maintain…








Dancing To Dead Vibrations The Fall’s first two records managed to outline many of the tenets of post-punk while punk itself was still getting going. While most post-punk bands were breaking away…


At 88, the film-maker, Kenneth Anger, writer and occultist is still creating his dark magic, and this weekend is showcasing the works of two women artists he knew – one of whom, he…


Noon, I’m cruising Union Street in Cow Hollow, though I don’t know why. This quaint, tree lined strip of boutique shops and cafes in the shadow of the Golden Gate has long…




Whereas materialists suppose mind to be the product of electrical activity within the brain, dualists are enticed by the idea of the brain as a receiver. These views are often presented in false dichotomy, reflecting the…


“Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand.” ~ Karl Marx “A lie told often enough becomes the truth.” ~ Vladimir Lenin “Reality leaves a…