Hello again witches, seekers, and friends - and thank you for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast for my annual Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special! https://open.spotify.com/episode/29B0P3WezS3JAR9yH1VtoG?si=MZu7KjqjQeantCNrkacohg Every year at Halloween we examine some of the stories, tropes, and stereotypes that have contributed to the image of the Halloween Witch, the ways we celebrate … Continue reading Episode 94 – ZOMBI – A Very fat feminist halloween Special!
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://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-sipfb-f0cea3 Hello friends and thank you so much for tuning in to the show! For today’s episode, we’re going back to a Victorian Halloween tradition – love divinations and apple magic! You can now get signed & spelled copies of my books Green Witchcraft and The Grimoire Journal on my Storenvy shop - http://thefatfeministwitch.storenvy.com Thank … Continue reading Episode 83 – Divining Love on All Hallow’s Eve
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2W11bVX1sml7EryBM9jZm8?si=lxkSWTuXSmW2csVexCGQ3A Listen on Podbean Hey friends and thank you so much for tuning in to the show! Today’s episode is pumpkin spiced and full of practical magic. I’ll be talking about the magical properties of pumpkins and the spice blend we use to flavour them – ie how magical IS your pumpkin spice latte, … Continue reading Episode 82 – Practical Pumpkin Spice Magic
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7tKNB2bDPWXW1O132Nnc3W?si=29TV-9scSBuejhfPv6TnUA Listen on Podbean Hey friends! And thank you so much for joining me today – on this beautiful very first day of October! That’s right, it is, officially, the season of the witch! This year’s Halloween season is especially special because the month of October is bookended by these 2 beautiful full moons. Tonight’s … Continue reading Episode 81 – Moon Magic with Michael Herkes, The Glam Witch!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7CmkCSFxA9QXrZneHFGGuw Listen on Podbean “This is An Episode About You” said the witch behind the mic. And you were pleased, because you always wanted to hear about yourself on your favourite podcast. Welcome to The Fat Feminist Witch. Today's Welcome to Nightvale parody/appreciation episode features Night Blooming Cereus and Bloodstone as the Sketchy Herb … Continue reading Episode 79 – An Episode About You
Follow on spotify Every Friday throughout September and October I'll be adding new songs to my Fat Witch Fall playlist on Spotify - Today I've got 9 songs about OMENS and MAGIC and THE APOCALYPSE. Check out the latest episode of the podcast THE OMENS on Spotify while you're at it! Magick Comin' Rorie Kelly … Continue reading #FatWitchFall Friday Update!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0FY0uLwnLFNUzhIiC38qjO?si=nWgx6sF5SZeo1homx4ewSw https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-38mvw-c4c59b Hello friends and thank you so much for tuning in to episode 58 – THE OMENS. Today we’re talking about Omens - signs and symbols from the universe, synchronicity, and animal messengers. I’ve also got a special Halloween treat since we’re only ONE WEEK AWAY!!! In the tradition of past episodes around Halloween … Continue reading Episode 58 – The OMENS
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-k85wi-c1f07d Hey friends and thank you so much for tuning in to episode 56 all about the ancient Egyptian ideals of Ma’at, death rituals, and what happens to our souls in the afterlife. Welcome to October! It’s Halloween season, y’all! Every year in October I pick some element of the archetype of the Halloween witch … Continue reading Episode 56 – Ma’at and the Weighing of Your Heart
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
Every October we're inundated with images of the stereotypical HALLOWEEN WITCH- pointy black hat, green skin, riding a broom, the works. Many witches embrace this caricature as a sister witch, and others think she's offensive, frightening, and garish. That's why every October I pick a facet of popular witchcraft and examine its effect on our … Continue reading #HowRealWitchesDo: Witchcraft Without a Filter (Updated!)
Happy Halloween friends! Are you excited? I am! This is my most favourite holiday of the year! It’s a time of magick and mystery and monsters. It’s a time when anyone can be whomever or whatever they want and embrace that identity for one incredible night. Plus… candy. Last year for Halloween I talked about … Continue reading A Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special! Vol. 2
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! The Weiser Book of Occult Detectives: 13 Stories of Supernatural Sleuthing is a compilation of vintage occult detective stories, written by masters of the genre including Arthur Conan Doyle, Algernon Blackwood, Dion Fortune, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, and Helena Blavatsky. Occult detectives explore paranormal mysteries or use their own supernatural gifts to solve crimes. … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Weiser Book of Occult Detectives Edited by Judika Illes
🚨 You read it right, witches, Halloween is officially ONE WEEK AWAY. All week I'll be sharing very witchy Halloween content on the blog and in a new podcast episode! 🚨 To get started, check out some of my previously spooooooky content on the Podcast and Blog: Episode 2 - Witchy Wandering "Hello again and welcome to … Continue reading 🚨 IT’S OFFICIALLY HALLO-WEEK Y’ALL🚨
Aaaah! October! It's a new month and I've got some new, awesome witch reads on the go right now, including a little bit of fiction. I've also got a winner of Crystals, Plain & Simple! at the bottom of this post so scroll down if you entered! When I started this blog I knew books would … Continue reading #WitchReads Weekly – October 1st!
I'm sure it comes as no surprise to anyone that my favourite song in the history of songs is "I Put a Spell on You". I am fortunate to live in a reality where I can't even remember the first time I heard the song, it was just always there. Every halloween every version available … Continue reading One Witch’s Opinion: Every single version of “I Put a Spell on You” is the best song ever
Listen to A Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special on Podbean! HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Tonight is Halloween, AKA the greatest day ever! In this very special and spooky episode of the podcast I'm talking about some of the super fun myths and legends associated with the Halloweeniest version of the witch! I cover why brooms fly, green … Continue reading A Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special!
Happy Halloween, Witches! In a very special Halloween edition of Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks we're covering the witchiest herb around and the crystal that powered an entire magical city! Eye of Newt "Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog, adder's fork and blind worm's sting, lizard's leg … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Eye of Newt & Emerald
Pointy hats, black cats, toads, frogs, creepy potions and flying brooms have dominated our views of witches for hundreds of years. The witch is such an interesting piece of myth that new legends and standards are being invented all the time. Purple eyes, green skin, twitching noses and flying vacuum cleaners have all become recognizable … Continue reading Eye of Newt, Flying Ointments, Nose Twitches & Frog Princes: Part 1