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Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria and King Leopold II of Belgium, who was in the process of turning the Belgian Congo into a horrible slave colony that would make him unimaginably rich while causing his colonial subjects to suffer and die with complete abandon. He was the cousin of Queen Victoria.

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Chiara Vigo: The last woman who makes sea silk

Why did Gaga embody Venus? The association between the planet Venus and lust goes back thousands of years – since the times of Ishtar, the Babylonian goddess of sex and lust who was associated with Venus. Gaga spent the rest of the VMAs as Venus, basically sitting there in a thong, letting people know that she is now Venus, goddess of sex. There is also a second, occult level to the importance of Venus in occult mysteries.

There’s always one in the bunch. The one who takes things a little too seriously – a little too far. The fanatic, if you will. When a radical Pagan group blows into Tequila Key to celebrate the autumnal equinox, Althea Rose’s psychic senses start tingling. She goes on full alert after meeting Horace, a Gandalf wannabe …

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985) This is the delightful story of a master toymaker who discovers a magical kingdom of elves at the North Pole. There he is entrusted with special powers. But one of his elves goes to work for a greedy toy baron who wants to put Santa out of business.

Whoops! Suzi Moore. Three pets who can't find their voices visit an old lady in the woods with a spell that will help them, but when the spell goes awry, there are chaotic consequences.

Horned Women, 14"w x 12"h, 2007 by Annie Aube. "This story... can be found in 'Irish Fairy and Folk Tales' by W.B. Yeats... It's about a woman who stays up late spinning, when she hears a knock on the door. To her surprise she is greeted by a woman with a horn sticking out of her head. The women then goes into a trance. She keeps answering the door and each time it is a woman with one more horn sticking out of her head. There end up being 12 women with the last having 12 horns."