"Chaos Magic is mostly bunk based on the pretty goofy idea that belief is somehow a voluntary act of will. However, it's worth knowing something about because even for a bunch of spaced out nerds, they're probably the closest thing you have to an ally."
"The author is an eclectic neopagan, and so prone to some strange ideas about how the world works. However, this is the best book I've found on the connections between magic and modern semiotic theory, which is extremely interesting."
"There isn't really a good translation of the TTC. This is an okay one. It's refreshingly free of commentary and esoteric modern political crap that isn't there in the original. Check back when my "translation" is published and available, you're going to want to buy that too."
"Bruno was the original epistemological rebel. He got a lot right and is a portrait of moral courage. Plus he said you could talk to space aliens on other planets through hermetic magic. Which, i mean, how cool is that for a 16th century Italian friar?"