I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!Remember the ice cream truck synch from Aug 1: What Child is This?
I subsequently discover the Cazwell vid 'Ice Cream Truck' making the gay blogging rounds this summer:
And I know I’m way behind in pop culture, but I finally watched my first Katy Perry video *holding nose* Which features lots of ice cream imagery along with the ‘California Gurls’.
Being duly sensitized to the Magdalene, MM, Harlot of Babylon meme, I note that Katy is wearing a wig reminiscent of Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, though apparently gentlemen now prefer blue, at least on planet Hollywood and Pandora. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes was produced by HH and Horus resonating Howard Hawks.
The California Girls redo synchs the Magdalene with the Beach Boys, and here is a Youtube video that does exactly that: posting iconic MM images while the Beach Boys sing along:
The Beach Boys and especially Brian Wilson have major occult cred, with links to the California drug culture/sci-fi/military/occult complex that included L. Ron Hubbard, Robert Heinlein and even Charles Manson. Now that I synch the Whore of Babylon to the Magdalene, I can’t help but recall the rocket man himself, Jack Parsons, a disciple of Aleister Crowley who in 1946 conducted the Babalon Working:
The Babalon Working was a series of magic ceremonies or rituals commenced on March 2, 1946 by author, pioneer rocket-fuel scientist, and occultist Jack Parsons, essentially designed to manifest an individual incarnation of the archetypal divine feminine called Babalon, as well as to catalyze the emergence of that force in society and as it exists latently in every man and woman.Holy shit! Marilyn Monroe got her first film contract in 1946. Imagine for a moment that the Babalon Working actually WORKED?! In hindsight, given the nearly constant presentation of Magdalenish images and icons from Hollywood since then, each one more outrageous than the last, it does makes me wonder.
Gay men have been presenting that latent Babalon divine feminine energy for a while now, and even porn stars are now going mainstream. Are gay men the new whores of Babalon?
That sort of hits me where I used to live. I still feel the shock wave, but it rolls over me now and eventually crashes harmlessly on the shore. Besides, Jesus seemed to have a real soft spot for the old ‘gurl’. Here he is defending her from the self-righteous mob:
So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her. --John 8:7And then there is this intriguing final passage from the Gospel of Thomas:
Simon Peter said to them, "Make Mary leave us, for females don't deserve life." Jesus said, "Look, I will guide her to make her male, so that she too may become a living spirit resembling you males. For every female who makes herself male will enter the kingdom of Heaven." --Thomas 114Or in other words, “I will make the divine feminine male”. It took Him some time, but He did exactly that. Mary is now male, and he’s holding the ice cream cone.
Beach Blanket Babylon.
Tonight is the beginning of the Perseid Meteor Showers. Meanwhile... Venus, Mars, Saturn and the crescent Moon are all having a party in the sky. A celestial ball? Or perhaps a fireworks display.
Tomorrow is Friday the 13th.
Never ones to shirk a challenge, gay boys strike back: Katy Perry gay parody video: