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Tarot Visions: Chat with Mary K Greer

November 17th, 2017

Our favorite jet-setting tarotista, Mary K Greer,  takes some time out of her busy schedule to chat with Rose Red and Jaymi. Mary’s a very busy instructor in 2018. She’ll be teaching at PantheaCon, and at the now sold out Readers Studio in New York. She’ll be traveling back to China to teach at least twice more. And she’s running a wonderful tour of Britain and Scotland with her “Tarot Magic in Merlin’s Britain and Scotland” program. (Sign up by the end of November 2017 to secure your spot!) Mary also gives us many tales about Pamela Coleman Smith, as she is in the process of writing a book with US Games, Inc. about the artist extraordinare herself. This book is due out in 2018, as well. The girls have decided that Mary is welcome to tell more tales at anytime!

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Tarot Visions: A Chat with the Metaphysical Men

November 10th, 2017

Rose Red and Jaymi catch up with the Metaphysical Men, Fred West and John Hijatt. This dynamic duo runs the Divination Suite every year at PantheaCon in San Jose, where attendees hang out and chat about all things divination. The guys are also very active in the divination scene; John is working on self-publishing a 35-card Christmas Oracle deck (due out this winter season). He also records the Heathen-based podcast, Gifts of the Wyrd, and teaches rune/oracle classes at their local metaphysical shop. While Fred organizes the San Diego Cartomancer Collective, which connects readers to one another. Accessible to all levels, share spreads, techniques, and learn from one another.

 

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Tarot Visions: Art and Symbolism with Elizabeth Leggett

October 27th, 2017

Sing it with us, “It’s a small world after all…” This week Rose finds out how Elizabeth Leggitt has a mutual friend in Jaymi. We discuss her creative process and uncover how she developed her own tarot deck. We learn the happiness of winning not just one, but two, Hugos! and unpack some symbolism inside her art. Find out more about Elizabeth at her website and go check out the book Retrograde by Peter Cawdron (featuring her wonderful cover art). We also highly recommend you check out her Harbinger series. Amazing work!

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Tarot Visions: Interview with Arwen Lynch Poe

September 8th, 2017

In this episode, the girls call upon Arwen Lynch Poe (check out her Patreon!)  to help Jaymi sort out some writing issues by using advice from her book, Mapping the Hero’s Journey. She also gives us the scoop about her vision for The Cartomancer magazine, and her other awesome projects, like the tarot blog hop (note, this is a closed group, so you’ll have to ask permission to join the fun!). Planning on doing NaNoWriMo? Go get her book. While you’re at it, go subscribe to The Cartomancer, too.

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Tarot Visions: Edgar Allen Poe Mysteries with Matt and Hope Hughes

September 1st, 2017

Fall is rapidly approaching. Pumpkin pie, hoodies, and halloween decorations… ravens. Wait, ravens? Yes, ravens. This week we talk with Matt and Hope Hughes once more about their newest creation and kickstarter, the illustrated Edgar Allen Poe book. Come with us on this journey as we learn more about Poe, his works, his spiritual beliefs and this fantastic project which kickstarts on September 12th. If you act fast, you can record some sound bites of your voice to one of 3 poe poems for them to select from and use in their Kickstarter campaign. Check www.eapoebook.com for more details.

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Tarot Visions: Tarot and Gaming series: interview with Satyros Phil Brucato

August 25th, 2017

In this episode, we used our random character generator to conjure up “a satyr line developer” by the name of Satyros Phil Brucato, award-winning author. We discuss his sordid history of gaming, from his involvement with White Wolf Game Studio as the line developer for Mage the Ascension, and Sorcerer’s Crusade games to creating the urban fantasy Deliria, Faerie Tales for the New Millennium. We talk about the Mage: The Ascension tarot deck and using playing cards to create unique resolution systems. As a bonus, he tells us more about the Dreamdancer Oracle, a collaborative production with Stephanie Pui-Mun Law. Warning: explicit cussing does occur in this week's episode.

You can find Phil, and more on his prolific creative projects, at:

Facebook: Phil Brucato, author group

Blog: https://satyrosphilbrucato.wordpress.com

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/philbrucato

Telesterion band

Art of Mage book (look for the revised version at drive through RPG)

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Tarot Visions: Tarot and RPGs: Intro with Drew Robinson

August 18th, 2017

This episode kicks off a new series we’re doing about RPGs and tarot. Andrew Robinson joins Rose Red and Jaymi to discuss how their favorite hobbies cross over together. In this long episode we discuss how tarot can be used for conflict resolution, character creation, and campaign designs. We share some of our favorite RPG created decks, and we share various ways to tie your tarot decks into your homebrewed tabletop adventures. Time to bust out the deck, dice, and character sheets and get playing

For more information on the games we mentioned check out:

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Tarot Visions: Recast of Interview with Jaymi Elford

August 11th, 2017

It's Jaymi's birthday week, so we're taking a hiatus to allow her to celebrate her solar return and be with friends and family. As such, we're rebroadcasting the episode in which Charlie and Rose Red interview her and hand over the reigns. 

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Tarot Visions: A Chat with Cynthia Fisher

August 4th, 2017

Cynthia Fisher is a prolific tarot, lenormand, and oracle creatrix. She has over 20 fantastic and unique decks on her etsy store at Two Koi Moon and she’s got no signs of stopping. Rose Red and Jaymi spent some time chatting to Cynthia about her creativity, processes (she does hand drawn and digital art), and what’s next on her long list of creations. (Editor note: we had some audio issues with this week's episode. We tried our best to fix them, but you'll hear some blips. We apologize but hope you still enjoy this week’s episode.)

See samples of Cynthia's art at 

Samples of her art at artwanted.com/gonedigital

Facebook groups: the cartomancy club (tarot, oracle, lenormand) and the black cat altar deck page

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Tarot Visions: Tarot Visions Reviews Llewellyn’s Tarot Calendar for 2018

July 28th, 2017

Rose Red and Jaymi received copies of this wonderful productivity tool. Written by Barbara Moore, the calendar is packed with spreads, insights, and lovely tarot images from twelve awesome decks. This calendar is a great tool for everyone who likes tarot. Listen as they discuss some of the calendar’s finer points and their techniques to keep hand talking at bay.

Buy yours now from Llewellyn, amazon.com, or go to your local store and request they order you a copy!

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