Victorian Spiritualism and Spirit Communication

Robert Scott, the Pandora Society’s leading expert on Victorian Spirtualism, offered an extensive presentation on the subject during this year’s International Steampunk Symposium. The top highlights and most useful information for those interested in further research continue below. Books on the subject are few and far between, but after much research, the best books on […]

Symposium 2017 Session – Table Talk with Spirit : Spiritualist History and Demonstration

Table Talk with Spirit : Spiritualist History and Demonstration. Presented by Robert Scott. Robert Scott, of Arcana Advising, shares some background on Spiritualism in the Victorian Era and beyond.

“Dr. Strange” Movie Review

I just got back from seeing Dr. Strange with my lovely wife, and overall typical Marvel style movie that somehow manages to almost top others in some ways, and a decent date movie. I’d rate it 4 / 5 Pentacles.

An Introduction to Robert Scott

You may have been seen a few posts from me by now on the psychic and paranormal topics, and I have realized while I have met and know some of you locally, I haven’t introduced myself properly online for those following Pandora Society posts.

A Pop Culture Magick Manual?? Yes, please

Taylor Elwood defines, explains, and provides exercises for a magical practice based on icons and modern mythology found in pop culture. There are references to comics, graphic novels, anime, science fiction, television series, role playing games, table top games, music, as well as kaballah, older grimoires, chaos magick, and more.

Houdini’s death, and the Halloween Seance tradition

Born as Erik Weisz, world famous escape artist, illusionist, stunt performer Harry Houdini died on October 31st in 1926. He toured the United States , Europe and the world. Houdini was a most brilliant self promoter, and in what we would also call today as marketing. He was the man that could escape anything. Many […]

Birth of the Famous Tarot Deck Creator

Arthur Edward Waite is best known as a student and practitioner of the occult and member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, Masonic Orders, and founder of Fellowship of the Rosy Cross, surviving in a similar group today as Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis. This weekend marked his birthdate of October 2nd, 1857 in […]

Pandoracon 2016 Session – 19th Century Fortune Telling: Myth, Magic, and Fact

19th Century Fortune Telling: Myth, Magic, and Fact Presented by Robert Scott The Arcane Advisor presents the myths, history, and importance of the fortune teller. 

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