An Esoteric Roundup

In Ashé’s hiatus several remarkable works of modern occult publishing have made their way to my desk. I would be remorsefully remiss if I did not acknowledge, with gratitude, the kindness of the publishers for sending them to the Journal. The Dragon Book of Essex Andrew Chumbley (XOANON, 2014)...

Magick and Photography

by Douglas Grant From the Archives, Ashé Journal #2.3, 2003. The magical implications of photography first appeared with the introduction of modern man and his technology into the world of primitive man. To this day, when a camera is introduced into some primitive cultures, the natives immediately disperse for...

Zimbu Xototl Time

by Phil Hine (paintings by Toshi) From the Archives, Ashé Journal #2.3, 2003. William S. Burroughs’ 1969 novel The Wild Boys introduces several themes into the author’s magical universe: the struggle to escape the mechanisms of social control; the search for transcendence of the biological trap of duality, and the narrator’s...