Since tomorrow is Black Friday, the traditional start of the mayhem of the gluttony of capitalism, we here at the Barbed Pentacle thought that we should join right in. Presenting the Barbed Pentacle 2013 Yule Gift Giving Guide–everything you need to buy for all the unappreciative people in your life. So, without further ado……..
Mystic Artisans The creative duo of Don and Toni were the winners of the “Just Smack Me!” spoon decorating contest. http://barbedpentacle.com/2012/12/spoon-contest-winner/ All of Mystic Artisan’s items are one of a kind, moderately priced, and absolutely fucking mind-blowing. They do custom work and sell already made items. Looking for a keepsake or ritual item that will become an heirloom? Talk to Tonie and Don! https://www.facebook.com/mysticartisans Look for an anniversary interview with the pair soon.
Sacred Vessel Pottery
Sacred Vessel Pottery creates utilitarian and decorative pieces for the home and ritual. According to their Facebook page, “Our Wares are Created to Enhance the Spiritual Practices of All Paths & Religions.”
Work in Progress
For sacred tobacco use
They have a wide variety of pieces from the very small to the huge and magnificent at a variety of prices. You can buy work already made or commission just the perfect piece. https://www.facebook.com/SacredVesselPottery
Quadrivium Supplies A past sponsor, Quadrivium Supplies is a seller of new and traditional Hoodoo, Voodoo, and other spell oils. All oils are made from the highest grade materials at just the right Zodiac time and moon phase. All oil recipes have been well researched and tested. The oils are perfect for candle magic, gris gris and poppet magic, or for just general annoiting. Visit http://www.quadrivium-supplies.com/ for a complete list of oils and ordering information. Here’s a previous post about Quadrivium Supplies: http://barbedpentacle.com/2012/08/the-wonders-of-magical-oils-a-3-am-infomercial-barbed-pentacle-style/
Knotjokin Rope Floggers Knotjokin Rope Floggers, a past sponsor, features a variety of extremely interesting rope implements for the experienced player or for light ritual use. To shop and order: http://www.etsy.com/shop/Knotjokin Custom orders are also accepted. Here’s a link to a previous post about Knotjokin Rope Floggers: http://barbedpentacle.com/2013/02/damn-it-lupercus-im-knotjokin/
No Hide Floggers No Hide Floggers are vegan-inspired floggers created from decorative duct tape. Made by a Wiccan High Priestess, these pieces are suitable for both play and ritual. No Hide Floggers is a current sponsor. Look for an interview with the proprietor soon. For selection and ordering information: http://jinglepets-nohide.blogspot.com Custom orders are also accepted.
Library and Media
Tonia Brown Tonia Brown is an author who writes a mixture of zombie, horror, steam punk, and sex stories. She is widely published and is becoming quite the recognizable lady! She is also the host of the radio show “Tonia Time”. https://www.facebook.com/ToniaTime?filter=1 For more information on all of her writing, her thoughts, projects, and her new releases, click on http://thebackseatwriter.blogspot.com/ To order her books, go to http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=tonia%20brown&sprefix=tonia+b%2Caps&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Atonia%20brown (It’s all there!) Be on the look out for an upcoming review of Devouring Milo soon. Dr. David Hillman Dr. Hillman, the bad boy of Academia and guest blogger, never disappoints and always has something salacious to say. Non-fiction for the fiction lover, his easy-to-read style is perfect for anyone delving into the world research. Don’t let his style fool you. All of his books are chocked full of well researched, cutting edge material that will rock your world and completely change your way of thinking. Book review: http://barbedpentacle.com/2013/02/christ-jesus-youre-leaking-titty-milk/
To purchase Dr. Hillman’s books, visit http://www.amazon.com For more information on Dr. Hillman http://roninpub.com/orisin.html Guest posts by Dr. Hillman http://barbedpentacle.com/2013/02/damn-it-lupercus-im-knotjokin/ http://barbedpentacle.com/2012/11/who-has-priapism/
Lee Harrington and “Passion and Soul” Lee Harrington, nationally known author and lecturer on BDSM and alternative spirituality, has a variety of books on the market that make the perfect Yule present. How to find them? http://passionandsoul.com/author Lee will also does personal workshops and sessions for your special someone. Here’s the Barbed Pentacle’s review of Lee’s latest work: http://barbedpentacle.com/2012/11/tip-your-bootblack-a-review-of-playing-well-with-others/
It is done folks! ”House of Oddities” has been premiered. It’s now available online and will soon be available on DVD! The film, a documentary about the Atrocity Exhibition in Pittsburg, PA, is a nice professionally produced and directed film. If you are a collector and admirer of alternative art, this is the film for you. For more information about the project http://barbedpentacle.com/2013/07/fuck-corporate-hollywood/ For information on purchasing the film http://barbedpentacle.com/2013/07/fuck-corporate-hollywood/
Other Books of Note from New Authors
Duchess Mackinnon Endless Night: Sex and Vampires, Oh My! A nice soft stroke story to carry with you in the airport as you travel this holiday season. Nice and fun, you’ll still be able to read and enjoy it after you’ve had several cocktails or some tranqs to deal with your relatives. Buy it at http://www.amazon.com/Endless-Night-Duchess-MacKinnon-ebook/dp/B00GACAVT2/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1385539004&sr=8-2&keywords=duchess+mackinnon
Heather Morris “Italian Vocabulary from My Little Black Book” This volume, from Barbed Pentacle fan Heather Morris, was created from her years of notes on Italian that she encountered in her magical work. This book is perfect for anyone who has been mired down in Italian during their Stregan magical work or who wants to travel to Italia.
To purchase http://www.amazon.com/Italian-Vocabulary-Little-Black-Book-ebook/dp/B00FQQ1VJ2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1385540247&sr=8-1&keywords=Italian+from+my+little+black+book
Wares from the Barbed Pentacle
Looking for just the right gift for the discerning friend, or just looking for a unique way to pamper yourself? Then consider shopping at the Barbed Pentacle Cafe Press Store or commissioning a private piece for your own enjoyment. Barbed Pentacle apparel can be found at http://www.cafepress.com/thebarbedpentacle
Treat yourself with your very own personalized stroke story: http://barbedpentacle.com/sponsors-click-click-click-click-click/209-2/personalized-boudoir-stories/