https://open.spotify.com/episode/4kCeNQlZoX6bN0gWFfw4Sy?si=yHrKiM3GT-ypb1PHT4inUQ Hello again witches, seekers, and friends - and thank you for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast! Today's episode is the first HALLOWEEN episode of 2021! Today I'm talking about Halloween, and trick or treating in particular, as a truly North American folk holiday! Of course it wouldn't be Halloween without a … Continue reading Episode 93 – Trick or Treat!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/4xkMwcLJIPgu3yrxTc9Dq2?si=wYlkU1ucRH2VBH84H63NjA&dl_branch=1 Hello friends! Thank you so much for tuning in today I’m really excited to be back! Today’s episode is an exploration for the eye in magic, be it third or evil, belonging to an Egyptian god or floating atop a glowing pyramid. I’m going to tell you how to diagnose the presence of the … Continue reading Episode 91 B-SIDE – Eye See You
https://open.spotify.com/episode/1q4K8zSokhnxxjDH7Y1Uvn?si=tkq7EbYBRw-qlnHZ2eQGkQ&dl_branch=1 Hello friends! Thank you so much for tuning in today I’m really excited to be back! Today’s episode is an exploration for the eye in magic, be it third or evil, belonging to an Egyptian god or floating atop a glowing pyramid. I’m going to tell you how to diagnose the presence of the … Continue reading Episode 91 – Eye See You
In a recent episode of the podcast, North American folk magic expert Cory Thomas Hutcheson helped me peel back a new layer in a local mystery that's been on my mind for a couple of years now. In 2019 a friend of mine was working with the local library cataloguing and translating old French-Canadian news … Continue reading Les Sorciers de Walkerville
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! The life and work of the legendary “Pope of Voodoo,” Marie Laveau—a free woman of color who practically ruled New Orleans in the mid-1800s Marie Laveau may be the most influential American practitioner of the magical arts; certainly, she is among the most famous. She is the subject of songs, films, and legends and … Continue reading Book review of Shadows: The Magic of Marie Laveau by Denise Alvarado
Hello everyone and thanks for tuning in to episode 39 of The Fat Feminist Witch podcast. Today we’re talking about astrology and how it relates to psychology and the study of your personality, and I’ve got a new book review of shadows for you – The Little book of Saturn by Aliza Einhorn. It's the … Continue reading Episode 39 – The Psychology of Astrology
Happy Halloween, Witches! Thanks for tuning in to this year's Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special in which we discuss the stereotypes and archetypes associated with witches that always seem to pop up at Halloween. Unfortunately, my episode ran long, and the file got a little too big for my already generous bandwidth limit on Podbean! … Continue reading Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special vol. 3 #HowRealWitchesDo
🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! "Take a magickal flight into the history, tradition, and modern uses of broomsticks. Whether sweeping the floors or helping with spells, rituals, and crafts, the broom is a more versatile tool than you ever imagined. Join Deborah Blake on a journey through the ages, exploring why broomsticks and witches have always been an inseparable … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Witch’s Broom by Deborah Blake
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! "Italian Folk Magic is a fascinating journey through the magical, folkloric, and healing traditions of Italy with an emphasis on the practical. The reader learns uniquely Italian methods of magical protection and divination and spells for love, sex, control, and revenge. The book contains magical and religious rituals and prayers and explores divination techniques, … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Italian Folk Magic by Mary-Grace Fahrun
Hello witches, seekers, and friends! Thanks for tuning in to episode 34 of The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast, the show where we do a little ranting, raving, and wand-waving! Today we're talking about a profession and mission that's common in witchy and pagan circles - midwifery, doulas, and birth work. Is Midwifery witchcraft? Why are … Continue reading Episode 34 – Witches, Midwives, and Doulas
Hello witches, seekers, and friends! I'm crawling up out of my summer hiatus with a new episode about the overlap between witches and pagans, and midwives, doulas, and parents who choose to use their services. As I've mentioned before on the show, I took a doula certification course years ago and for a short time … Continue reading Hey Witches, Midwives, and Doulas!
🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! "Over the millennia Gods and Goddesses have taken on many forms, have given great gifts and unleashed furious punishments on those who worshipped and angered them. This book introduces the main gods and goddesses of the past; their myths, rituals and how they have influenced modern popular culture.- Discover the feuding goddesses of Babylon, … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Gods & Goddesses by Gabiann Marin
/5! Heralded as one of the greatest figures in the history of modern witchcraft, Doreen Valiente made an unparalleled contribution to contemporary spiritual practice. This book tells her fascinating story, from her earliest encounters with the Craft to her work with Gerald Gardner and her emergence as one of the foremost thinkers in the revival … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Doreen Valiente, Witch by Philip Heselton