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Miskatonic Manuscript now on sale! (Stickied)

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Hardcover copies now available via ABEbooks: http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=17818381819 If that doesn’t work, try this link: http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sortby=0&vci=51238921  (You may have to scroll down past newer listings.) Kindle version at www.amazon.com/Miskatonic-Manuscript-Matthew-Chantal-Stevens-ebook/dp/B0197R4TGW/

Tune in tomorrow …

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

(Followup note: Ernie’s hour-long interview with Vin is on Vimeo at https://vimeo.com/148642352 . )

The Miskatonic Manuscript — “housekeeping”

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Release day is almost upon us! We sure hope all goes well and our internet connection doesn’t cut out, or that sort of thing. We’ll do our best to have live links up by the end of the day … or failing that, as early as possible tomorrow. Lots of little last minute details to […]

Dec. 11 release date set for ‘Miskatonic Manuscript’

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

“The Miskatonic Manuscript” is at the printers, where lengthy incantations and rituals must of course be observed before the presses can actually roll. (It is their busiest time of year.)

Coming in November!

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

(Late note: Hardcover copies now available via Abebooks: http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=17818381819

Does it matter if we’re oppressed for what we ‘do,’ rather than what we ‘are’?

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Vin’s latest post at https://www.academia.edu/s/965353a49d , where Nese Devenot invites members of the psychedelic community to “come out of the closet”: I believe a false dichotomy is being embraced by some correspondents here, a dichotomy which is beneficial to the oppressors, but not to the oppressed — who would be better advised to form common […]

‘Entheogenic-Religious Fiction’

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Thomas B. Roberts, professor emeritus at Northern Illinois University, edited the books “The Psychedelic Future of the Mind” and “Psychoactive Sacramentals: Essays on Entheogens and Religion,” the latter of which was acknowledged as a valuable source in my latest novel, “The Testament of James.” Dr. Roberts (no known relation to the Beatles’ Doctor Robert) was […]

‘Well, there’s nothing artificial about it’

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

The book “The Archaic Revival” (HarperCollins 1991), which is a compilation of writings by and interviews with the late entheogen pioneer Terence McKenna, concludes with an interview conducted by Nevill Drury as it appeared in the Autumn, 1990 (Vol. 11, No. 1) issue of the Australian magazine “Nature and Health.” An excerpt of the most […]

‘A natural and, perhaps, even necessary component of spirituality’

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Out of Wyoming, firm proponent of self-ownership Mama Liberty has weighed in with a thoughtful commentary on “The Testament of James” (here), focusing on what the tale tells us about the nature of organized religion, and its relation to social control. “Some people got together and figured out how to use the belief or disbelief […]

‘An alternative interpretation of the life and work of Jesus . . .’

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

The genial John Walker, formerly of Autodesk et al., has posted a new review of “The Testament of James” here: