Posts Tagged: Jack Parsons

Adrift

Ironfoot Jack, Umm Kulthum, Jack Parsons, Harry Crosby… it’s a Strange Flowers Film Festival!

Adrift

Ironfoot Jack, Umm Kulthum, Jack Parsons, Harry Crosby… it’s a Strange Flowers Film Festival!

The jet propelled Antichrist at 100

“Waken, and do what you will”: Occultist/rocket scientist Jack Parsons, born in Pasadena in 1914

The jet propelled Antichrist at 100

“Waken, and do what you will”: Occultist/rocket scientist Jack Parsons, born in Pasadena in 1914

The Wormwood Star

Curtis Harrington’s rare film tribute to (oc)cult artist Marjorie Cameron

The Wormwood Star

Curtis Harrington’s rare film tribute to (oc)cult artist Marjorie Cameron

The man in the moon

It’s been 60 years to the day since occultist/rocket scientist Jack Parsons blew himself up while mixing chemicals, in an accident which numerous conspiracy theorists claim was anything but.

The man in the moon

It’s been 60 years to the day since occultist/rocket scientist Jack Parsons blew himself up while mixing chemicals, in an accident which numerous conspiracy theorists claim was anything but.

Welcome to the pleasure dome

Marjorie Cameron retains a special role in the history of experimental filmmaking for her part in Kenneth Anger’s 1954 work Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome. It’s an extraordinary, multi-levelled piece of film art, a ritualistic parade of deities and archetypes.

Welcome to the pleasure dome

Marjorie Cameron retains a special role in the history of experimental filmmaking for her part in Kenneth Anger’s 1954 work Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome. It’s an extraordinary, multi-levelled piece of film art, a ritualistic parade of deities and archetypes.

Actually, it IS rocket science

The explosion that ripped through a Pasadena mansion on a late afternoon in early summer of 1952 still echoes in the minds of occultists and conspiracy theorists to this day. The first consequence, was that the author of the calamity, a rocket scientist named Jack Parsons, died.

Actually, it IS rocket science

The explosion that ripped through a Pasadena mansion on a late afternoon in early summer of 1952 still echoes in the minds of occultists and conspiracy theorists to this day. The first consequence, was that the author of the calamity, a rocket scientist named Jack Parsons, died.