The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas: Roots and Rebirth of the Folkloric Devil

As a figure of ritual importance since the pre-Christian era, the Krampus is of archetypal significance. He lives in the cultural unconscious … and bidden or not, he will come. Continue Reading

Trickster tactics: from archetype to evolution

The minute the builders of the Titanic announced that it was “unbreakable” the Trickster yawned and stretched and looked around for an iceberg”
Jeremy Taylor Continue Reading

Anne Baring Dream of the Cosmos: 4 Intriguing Questions

“I must learn that the dregs of my thoughts, my dreams, are the speech of my soul. I must carry them in my heart, and go back and forth over them in my mind, like the words of the person Continue Reading