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A weekly podcast about magic, culture and the paranormal. Coming to you from Tasmania. Visit us at runesoup.com

Aug 15, 2019

This week, novelist, non-ficition author and professor of art and film, Stephe Barber, joins us to talk about about Heliogabalus or The Crowned Anarchist

Fully translated into English for the first time, this remarkable little book was written by avant garde theatre visionary, Antonin Artaud, and is ostensibly based...


Jul 31, 2019

In the July solo show, we look at the possibly bright future of the novel and what thriving independent expression might look like in an era of endless reboots and comic book films.

The only show notes this week is a short film from the featured musician at the end.


Jul 25, 2019

This week we are speaking with Appalachian conjure doctor, Jake Richards. Jake is the author of the recently released Backwoods Witchcraft.

We talk family lineages, magical landscapes, tending family graveyards, witchcraft initiations and all things Appalachian folklore.

Great stuff.

Show Notes


Jul 17, 2019

This week, we welcome to the show, producer singer songwriter, Nika Danilova, aka Zola Jesus.

Nika has released five albums over the last decade or so and in 2017 moved back onto family land in Wisconsin and built a cabin in the woods. She also played Dark Mofo down here in Tasmania last year so we have some overlaps or...


Jul 10, 2019

The amazing Alkistis Dimech and Peter Grey return to the show on the occasion of their latest Scarlet Imprint release, Brazen Vessel.

This new book is a collection of both of their writings on witchcraft, Lucifer, the grimoires, embodiment and Babalon. 

And those are the subjects of our discussion. Enjoy!

Show Notes