Center for Tactical Magic at Psychobotany

Above: Aaron Gach, Center for Tactical Magic member and “Applied Magic(k)” columnist for Arthur magazine [see CTM’s most recent Arthur column, “Mobilizing Vehicles for Change,” here], talks with audience members Tuesday night after his presentation on plant-human communication at the “Psychobotany” show at Machine Project in Echo Park. Footage:

And here’s a brief 360 view of the space:

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About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2022: I publish a weeklyish email newsletter called LANDLINE = https://jaybabcock.substack.com Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca., where I practiced with Buddhist teacher Ruth Denison and was involved in various pro-ecology and social justice activist activities.

One thought on “Center for Tactical Magic at Psychobotany

  1. Pingback: "My relationship with the ninja was interesting on a couple of different levels." | Arthur Magazine

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