R. Crumb, whose strange and irreverent comics defined the era of “underground comix” and place him as one of the most influential cartoonists, talks about how LSD was a profound influence, an experience he describes as a “road-to-Damascus.”
For the first time, the design of a new deck is inspired by America’s occult literary heritage. Thea Wirsching Ph.D, co-developer of the American Renaissance Tarot deck, is a wounded healer, astrology, priestess of SekhMet. Her life and work deserve an interview, but this one is dedicated to our discussion of this unique new tarot deck.
An excerpt from Tony Vigorito’s third novel, “Love and Other Pranks”: “He had this earnest notion—and if you ever heard him tell it, you’d believe it just the same as if he was telling you that the sun is bright—he had this notion that LP9 was sent here direct from the godhead, that it was actually the prophet Elijah heralding the dawn of Christ consciousness.”