Glitch Bottle #82 – The PGM and Practical Occult with Alison Chicosky |

Why is it so important to approach magic on its own terms? How can we combat superstition in magic? What does “add the usual” mean in many Graeco-Egyptian Magical Papyri (PGM) spells?  Alison Chicosky –  practitioner and scholar of the PGM, professional pentacle crafter and proprietor of the Practical Occult online shop – shares about these topics, answers your Glitch Bottle Patreon listener questions and so much more.

This episode aired January 14, 2021.

Alison Chicosky
Author: Alison Chicosky

Alison Chicosky is a scholar and practitioner of a variety of forms of thaumaturgy with a focus on results-based magic. While especially interested in both Solomonic magic and the Graeco-Egyptian magic of the Greek Magical Papyri, she is also well versed in soul-flight and psychic magic of various kinds. The founder and force behind Practical Occult (, she strives to provide pentacles and other enchanted items drawn from a broad background of rigorously studied ancient arts, leveraging the systems of the past for practical modern use.

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