In the Company of Stars Podcast Ep3: Exploring Pentacles and the PGM with Alison Chicosky

In this episode BJ Swain interviews professional pentacle maker and Greek Magical Papyri scholar, Alison Chicosky. We discuss growing up with witchcraft, exploring the Greek Magical Papyri, and making the pentacles of Solomon. We also spend some time talking about approaching magic as a real source of real results and good business practices for occultists!

This episode aired May 2, 2020.

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.