23 episodes

Friendly interviews with practitioners and scholars of the “occult” arts.

Into the Dark Cooper B. Wilhelm

    • Philosophy

Friendly interviews with practitioners and scholars of the “occult” arts.

    Into the Dark Ep. 23: THE FINAL EPISODE (feat. Dakota Hendrix)

    Into the Dark Ep. 23: THE FINAL EPISODE (feat. Dakota Hendrix)

    Into the Dark dies all fiery with a glorious bang. Medium, diviner, and witch Dakota Hendrix talks about growing up a witch in a Christian cult, making it to New York and becoming a top makeup artist, becoming a professional reader, ancestor worship, and much much more.

    You can learn more about them on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/genderterrorism/) and instagram (https://www.instagram.com/azraea/)

    Also check out https://www.facebook.com/swcurios/ ; and Witch and the Wolf ; and Black Hand Conjure .

    Some new tracks from Arcana Machine are also out: https://damagesmusic.bandcamp.com/album/sonic-spells

    And I have a book out: http://copingmechanisms.net/portfolio/dumbheart-stupidface-by-cooper-wilhelm/

    For all future listener questions for our research department, send them to cooper dot wilhelm at gmail dot com. Expect answers. Expect delays.

    • 58 min
    Into the Dark ep. 22: Mani C. Price, and Mental Health and Magic

    Into the Dark ep. 22: Mani C. Price, and Mental Health and Magic

    Occultist, artist, and performer Mani C. Price (manitheuncanny.com) talks about her magical journey, altars, ritual, spirit paintings, and more. Into the Dark also makes a solid stab at tackling the relationship between magic and mental health and wellness.

    Resources for mental health treatment include:




    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255)

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Treatment Referral Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

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    Into the Dark Ep. 21: Fred Jennings

    Into the Dark Ep. 21: Fred Jennings

    Occult scholar and practitioner Fred Jennings pops by for a randomized (in honor of Chaos Magic) interview. We talk about magic and the law, magic and activism, alchemy, chaos magic, ritual, and a chrome extension Fred made having to do with indigo children.

    ALSO: If you are in or near the great city of New York, consider going to Psychedelic Horror Show, an art exhibition with performances and featuring Mani C. Price, who I interviewed for a future episode. October 27th, with ticket proceeds donated to charity. Details here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/psychedelic-horror-show-tickets-37266769912

    • 58 min
    Ep. 20: Ivo Dominguez Jr. and Domonique Echeverria

    Ep. 20: Ivo Dominguez Jr. and Domonique Echeverria

    It's a two-interview kind of day at Into the Dark.

    1st: Scholar and Occultist Ivo Dominguez Jr. talks about the New Alexandrian Library, an occult repository of books, pamphlets, and correspondence from magical and occult figures. Ivo also talks about the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel and his new books on astrology and developing your psychic abilities.

    You can learn more about Ivo and these organizations here:


    2nd: Shaman and healer Domonique Echeverria joins Into the Dark to discuss Universal Mother, a resource for self-healing and spiritual exploration. Domonique also talks about holistic medicine and her spiritual journey and path to becoming a medicine woman and healer.

    You can learn more about Domonique and Universal Mother at http://www.universalmother.love/healersseers/


    Domonique is doing a group healing session October 11th at Dream House. You get tickets email Domonique domonique@universalmother.love

    Also we get cut off at the end, so to give to relief efforts in Puerto Rico go to www.losambulantes.com/help-puerto-rico

    • 58 min
    Into the Dark ep. 19: Lisa Marie Basile

    Into the Dark ep. 19: Lisa Marie Basile

    Writer, editor, and witch Lisa Marie Basile comes to talk about the magazine she founded, witchcraft, writing, her new novel, death, ritual, and feminism. The time William S. Burroughs tried to curse a coffee shop also comes up.

    You can learn more about Lisa Marie Basile and her magazine Luna Luna:


    Lisa Marie Basile is an editor, writer and poet living in NYC. She is the founding editor-in-chief of Luna Luna Magazine and the author of APOCRYPHAL (Noctuary Press, 2014), as well as a few chapbooks. Her book, NYMPHOLEPSY (co-authored with poet Alyssa Morhardt-Goldstein), was a finalist in the 2017 Tarpaulin Sky Book Awards and will be published in 2018. She is working on her first novel, due out with CLASH Books in 2019. Her poetry and other work can be or will be seen in PANK, Spork, The Atlas Review, Queen Mobs Teahouse, Grimoire, the Tin House blog, PEN American Center, and more.

    • 58 min
    Into the Dark Ep. 18: Alexander Cummins

    Into the Dark Ep. 18: Alexander Cummins

    Sorcerer–Scholar Alexander Cummins comes on to talk about Saint Cyprian (the patron saint of witchcraft), necromancy, divination, geomancy, his time as a sorcerer for music festivals, the ethics of love spells, and his current research on a grimoire from 1567 and the magicians' notes on which spirits and ghosts they summoned to write it.

    You can learn more about Alexander Cummins at his site:

    get a reading or consultation from him at http://alexander-cummins.squarespace.com/consultations

    You should also check out:

    and his podcast:

    You can also check out his book:

    And check out the publisher for the books on Saint Cyprian mentioned in the episode:


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