The Occult Digest

Excerpt from Tom Brinkmann’s article on The Occult Digest from The Digest Enthusiast book seven:

The Occult Digest was taken over by [Marie] Harlowe who merged it with her own publication, The Telepathic Magazine, that she had been publishing through her own Maha Publishing Company located at 1221 East 55th Street, Chicago. The Occult Publishing Company was replaced by Maha Publishing, the name coming from the first two letters of Harlowe’s first and last names. Costs were cut once more after Harlowe took over, the magazine was literally down-sized to 5.25” x 8.25” with thirty pages, no illustrations, and less ads. It was in many ways a different magazine from late 1939 on. And, the subtitle was changed to “Dedicated to the laws of higher Mind-Soul expansion.”

A regular contributor to TDE, Tom Brinkmann writes about unusual, off-the-beaten-path magazines, digests, and tabloids. His Bad Mags website was active from June 2004 to July 2017. His books, Bad Mags Volume 1 (2008) and Volume 2 (2009) are available from secondary outlets, including

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