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Tales from the Crypt, a conversation with Ptolemy Tompkins and Mitch Horowitz
Morbid Anatomy Museum
Brooklyn, NY
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Tales from the Crypt, a conversation with Ptolemy Tompkins and Mitch Horowitz
Date: Wednesday, April 6th
Time: 7pm ( Lecture will start at 7.15 sharp )
Admission: $10
Location: Morbid Anatomy Museum, 424 Third Avenue, 11215 Brooklyn NY

A monthly series of provocative and useful dialogues with artists, writers, filmmakers, and scholars who broaden our understanding of the ill-considered and the unknown, hosted by PEN Award-winning historian Mitch Horowitz

The "ghost author" (pun intended) of the mega-sellerProof of Heaven,Ptolemy is a critically acclaimed and intellectually serious proponent of belief in life after death. Is there evidence for non-bodily survival? Ptolemy and Mitch will discuss the public's fascination with questions of the afterlife, angels, reincarnation, heaven and hell, and whether we can talk to the dead. Ptolemy will also share his experiences growing up as "New Age royalty" in the home of an Atlantis-seeking father, and his own experiences writing his forthcoming book, Proof of Angels.  

Ptolemy Tompkins is the author of Paradise Fever, The Modern Book of the Dead, This Tree Grows Out of Hell, and several other books. He collaborated with Dr. Eben Alexander on the bestselling Proof of Heaven, and co-authored its sequel, The Map of Heaven. His new book, Proof of Angels, comes out in February 2016. With luck, he plans on proving God in the near future, after which he hopes to retire to more modest pursuits.

Your Morbid Academy host MITCH HOROWITZ is a writer and publisher with a lifelong interest in man's search for meaning. The PEN Award-winning author of Occult America and One Simple Idea, Mitch has written on everything from the war on witches to the secret life of Ronald Reagan for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Salon, and Time. The Washington Post says Mitch "treats esoteric ideas and movements with an even-handed intellectual studiousness that is too often lost in today's raised-voice discussions." Mitch hosts the web series ORIGINS: SUPERSTITIONS, directed by Morbid Anatomy filmmaker-in-residence RONNI THOMAS.


Morbid Anatomy Museum (View)
424 A Third Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
United States




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