About Souldish from the website: "Souldish is a web magazine for cultural pioneers exploring the frontiers of spirituality, science, media, art, and sustainability. We offer up-to-date reviews, news, interviews, and insights on topics important to those seeking fresh perspectives and new paradigms for living."
We look into Bohemianism and its similarities to modern paganism. We discuss absinthe the famous mythic bohemian drink, along with its brief history, how to prepare it, enjoy it, and how to buy it. We learn about famous author, psychic, medium, and magickian Dion Fortune in A Corner in the Occult. We explore the Principle of Gender in our journey through the Kybalion. We memorialize the recent passing of Peter Steele from the band Type O Negative and we hear a song from them as well. We read some of the listener email that has come in since the last episode. We play some great music and see which two lucky listeners will win copies of Stacey Fitzpatrick’s album Forever More. To close we talk about Gender and Deity and look into the issues that they reveal about modern paganism. And more in this fun episode!
1. You must thank the (mythical cartoon animal) person who has given you the award.
2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog (Booya!)
3. Link the person who has nominated you for the award (Ding!)
4. Name 7 things about yourself that people might find interesting
The seven things people may find interesting about me...
1. I've mentioned my art background in brief on my podcast which is what this blog is mainly for. I received my BFA in 2001 from Rowan University and my MFA in 2009 from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. And I was one of the workers who helped to build the World War II Memorial located in Washington DC and because of my participation in it I am one of the people listed on the Smithsonian website for it. I think everyone listed from the company got the same accreditation for the memorial, but I helped with the eagles; I worked on one of the wreathes and helped with finishing their installation; and another employee and I assembled the eight bronze columns which sit under each of the eight eagles.
2. I also had the honor of being asked to create a 9/11 Memorial for the Freemasons who tragically lost their lives in the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001. Further info and pictures can be found at the link provided.
3. I am a connoisseur of horror movies if that's an appropriate statement? My first horror movie experience, not including Jaws or Poltergeist, was 1986 film The Fly directed by David Cronenberg and staring Jeff Goldblum; and being around 10 years old at the time, this movie scared the living shit out of me! For about a week after watching it, I couldn't sleep and I thought the Fly was coming to get me. No joke. Absolutely terrified. Now when I watch that movie I am able recognize the slime, latex rubber, and animatronic movemements that make up the prop of the final creature, but as a child I was completely sold! Some of my long standing favorite horror movies are Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Cemetery Man, and Jason X.
4. For the last six years I have been a Freemason and if I told you anything else I would have to kill you. Just kidding. Maybe. There has to be something said about an organization -that a lot of people regard as being a secret society- who have their buildings out in the open, who will be a part of any parade, and that if someone wants to join all they have to do is ask. Real secret. Freemasonry is a good thing. I've met the best people in the world through the fraternity and it really has helped me to become a better person. My girlfriend, who I've been with for almost nine years, would completely stand by that statement.
5. I am also involved with doing cover art for a quaterly print magazine of dark imaginative fiction called Title Goes Here: and my first cover will be displayed on Issue #4 which comes out in July.
6. I'm pretty good at doing impressions which you may or may not agree with me on if you've listened to my podcast. Though I've only done a few on the show so far with possibly more to come. I also like to entertain people hence the podcast.
7. I have had several paranormal experiences and my interests in the paranormal has existed throughout my life since I was very young and a story for that can be found here. I have my own investigation team who can be found here (the website needs to be reworked). We have not been active in over a year due to my new podcasting interest, but also due to not being contacted. I do enjoy recording EVP at locations and I find it fascinating, but I've gotten enough of them to make me content about the anomally. Also my equipment doesn't enable me to do any further research into the occurrence so if I'm not able to do this for other people, like for someone who contacted me, then I'm not likely to do it.
BB / 93!
As the subject lines states, episode #13 is in the works. It has gone through some interesting and yet fun changes in the last week. I love inspiration, but I hate that it makes me undo so much previous work which causes things to be delayed. The one thing I always regret is that I am never able to keep a regular schedule with the show and I'm always sorry about this. I wish I could be like some podcasters who can churn out episodes every week, every other week, or even monthly. *sigh* I'm always thinking about the show and planning, but the writing and the prep work always makes things drag out, hence 6 to 7 weeks on average between each episode. I hope to have episode 13 out within the next week or so.