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02.11.15 Bucky Turco

Ever since author Dan Brown brought freemasonry into the mainstream with his bestselling book The Da Vinci Code — which is really just a fictional rehashing of research done by the likes of Robert Bauval, Michael Baigent, and Richard Leigh — the idea of a shadowy cabal of powerful people running the world known as […]

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09.15.14 Bucky Turco

As of 12AM last night, there was 1,063,916 posts on Instagram with the hashtag “Illuminati.” Here are some of those images. […]

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12.09.13 Andy Cush

This morning, erstwhile American hero Tila Tequila posted a badly photoshopped picture to Facebook. In it, she holds a pistol in her right hand, with her left on her hip, as the apparent light of God pours out of the cloudy sky behind her. She’s wearing a red swastika armband and the unmistakable cap of […]

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01.25.13 Aymann Ismail

Unlike the days of old when only initiated members were allowed inside its hallowed halls, the Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of the State of New York has increasingly cast away its veils of secrecy and opened its doors to the public. They even do tours. Here’s what the inside of the fraternal […]

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10.05.12 Irina Dvalidze

Whether you attribute the recent popularity surge of the Illuminati to opportunistic hip hop artists or architectural evidence around the city, people seem to me more fascinated with the fact that it’s secret and less with WTF it actually is… […]

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10.01.12 Andy Cush

Before Meaghan Garvey began creating the exquisitely detailed tributes to the heroes of rap that have gained her an enthusiastic internet following, she was an art school student making what she describes as “serious drawings.” “I was in a weird place in life,” she says, “so it was all like, sad animals and occult shit.” […]

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01.11.12 Bucky Turco

Intrepid videographer and conspiracy theorist Luke Rudkowski went up to New Hampshire earlier this week and asked the Republican embodiment of evil Newt Gingrich a few questions. But the lensman didn’t pepper the former speaker about his mistresses or newfound anti-capitalist sentiments, he asked him about Bohemian Grove. […]

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05.19.11 Bucky Turco

If you guessed that it’s one of the Illuminati’s most important holidays that requires a ritual human sacrifice, well spot on. The makers of this video and other conspiracy theorists say it was all part of a well orchestrated series of events to coincide with the pagan Beltane Festival. […]

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08.06.10 Bucky Turco

Here’s a taste of Kanye West’s video for “Power” that is so rife with occult imagery, it could double as design for a tarot card deck. It’s also guaranteed to crank up the Illuminati gossip to all new levels. |Nah Right| […]

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03.12.10 Bucky Turco

While some rappers subtly use Illuminati references, Kanye West is taking a bolder approach. Yesterday, the rap diva updated his blog with a clip from Eyes Wide Shut, photos of nude ladies, and the cryptic Skull and Bones logo. Since he didn’t graduate from Yale, he’s probably better suited to push these cats, their secret […]

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