beliefs

  • The Pop Culture Pagans Who Draw Power from Tumblr

    A new generation is taking on Doctor Who, Buffy, Steven Universe, and other pop culture figures to create a contemporary brand of spirituality.

  • A Muslim's Guide to Anal Hygiene

    Allow me to clear a few things up about the use of the lota, the pot filled with water that Muslims traditionally use to keep themselves clean.

  • Scientists May Have Found the Greatest Evidence of a 'Gay Gene' Yet

    A new study may help erode the notion that sexual orientation is a choice—if the homophobic fanatics around the world take it seriously, that is.

  • Trap Keeper

    In this comic, Panayiotis Terzis draws an age of brutality and beauty. The pleasure comes out of the pain, and the pain comes out of the pleasure.

  • Jesus, Buddha, Gandhi and Sophocles Were All Aliens

    At least that's what the members of London's Aetherius Society believe. It was founded in 1955 by a cabbie named Dr. George King after he claimed to come into contact with aliens who spoke directly through their larynges.

  • Was Jesus a Roman Hoax to Trick the Jews?

    Joe Atwill purports to have discovered proof that Jesus of Nazareth was merely a fabrication of first-century Romans, who created his gospels as a way to quell the messianic fervor of the Jews.

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  • Searching for Eternal Life on David Copperfield's Private Island

    A black winged creature flew into the room and fluttered about erratically. "A bat!" I screamed. Transylvanian thoughts caromed through my mind. "No... wait! It's a fucking moth!" Raf shouted, as it hurtled to a stop upside down in a corner where the...

  • Download an Exclusive "Toronto Thaw" Mixtape

    The Toronto Thaw festival launches tonight—featuring a bevy of awesome artists that range from goth dance freaks, to noisy punks, to glam-rockers—and to celebrate the festival's eclectic purview we got them to give us a free mixtape.

  • We Got Our Hair Cut by Beliefs

    And also had a chat with the duo about Toronto's underdog attitude to music.