The Court Cards in Game of Thrones

It was the most epic television show ever created, and one of the all-time best. Based on the books by George RR Martin, Game of Thrones existed in a fantastical universe filled with heroes and villains, dragons and White Walkers, and mythic quests of bravery and conquest. It was a cultural touchstone throughout its 8-season…

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Choosing Your Next Tarot Deck

A new deck is one of the most exciting purchases a tarot user ever makes. Locked within the cardboard box is a magical world of discovery and opportunity. It’s fun researching and buying new decks, which is probably why so many of us tarot people have so many of them! How do you choose your…

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To Pip or not to Pip?

One of the main ways that tarot decks differ from each other is how they present the minor arcana. The minor arcana (or just “minors” for short) are the 40 cards numbered Ace – 10 in the four suits, like you find in a playing card deck. There are basically two ways of presenting the…

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11:11 and Joker’s Awakening

11:11 and Joker’s Awakening: How a Controversial Movie About a Comic Book Villain Portrays the Journey of Individuation [WARNING: this post contains spoilers about the movie Joker.] I’ll be the first to admit that I have comic book movie fatigue. But Joker transcended the genre. On the surface it was about how a disturbed man…

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