Minisode 4.1: Pandemic Edition

Happy pink supermoon! In this informal minisode, Linda and Katie reflect on the changes wrought by COVID-19 and places we can turn for solace during this uncertain time. (If you want to jump straight to our recommendations, go to the 21-minute mark.)

Our theme song is “Moon and Spruce” by Sarah Little Drum.

Recommendations/ Links

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Episode 3.8: Season Finale

Happy Yule/ Winter Solstice/ New Year/ all the things! We hope you’re having a wonderful holiday season and taking some time to relax and recharge. (This gorgeous photo was taken by Claire on her recent trip to France.)

Our theme song is “Moon and Spruce” by Sarah Little Drum.

Another season in the books! Listen to hear our answers to the following questions:

“Which witch…”

  • Inspired you to learn something new or to improve your craft?
  • Helped you to see other people in a new light or to better understand your own position in society (and/or take social action)?
  • Changed the way you think of your body or the human body in general?
  • Taught you something about the natural world or encouraged you to heal and/or connect with your environment?
  • Encouraged you to create art or foster a spiritual practice?
  • Made you laugh?

“What was your favorite/ most magical moment from doing the podcast?”

“Which witch wins the ‘Witch of the Year’ Award?”

Minisode 3.2: July Grab Bag

Happy full moon and lunar eclipse! We hope you’re having a wonderful summer. In this minisode we talk about our recent magical experiences with art, gardening, beekeeping, travel, and new spiritual practices–plus some fabulous witchy recommendations.

Please note: Our use of the terms man/male and woman/female in this and all of our discussions is in no way intended to be trans-exclusive or to reinforce an essentialist binary model of gender. While we often use this language as a shorthand, we recognize, support, and welcome people of all genders.

Our theme song is “Moon and Spruce” by Sarah Little Drum.

Here’s a listening guide for the episode. (For a description of our segments, go here.)

Welcome/ Short Report (0:00 – 7:20)

Recent Magical Experiences (7:26 – 45:57)

Witchy Recommendations (46:00 – 1:10:45)

Outtakes/ Behind the Scenes (1:10:45 – 1:14:30)

Recommendations

Girling Up by Mayim Bialik

Boying Up by Mayim Bialik

The Green Witch by Arin Murphy-Hiscock

Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

The Green Witch Tarot by Ann Moura and Kiri Leonard 

Goddess Power Oracle by Colette Baron Reid

Good Omens

Walk on Earth a Stranger (Gold Seer Trilogy) by Rae Carson

Lumos by Harry and the Potters

The Vision of Escaflowne 

Related Links

Guerrilla Girls

Dope Black Art

Secret Feminist Agenda Episode 3.16 (about being a female tattoo artist)

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (four World Cup titles!)

“Changing Channels” (Washington Post article)

Beowulf in Old English

Canterbury Tales in Middle English

Barry clip (in Lululemon)

Episode 3.3: Madoka Magica

Happy flower moon! We hope everyone has been enjoying spring! This month we’re discussing the Japanese anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica.

Our theme song is “Moon and Spruce” by Sarah Littledrum.

Here’s a listening guide for the episode. (For a description of our segments, go here.)

Welcome/ “Hoes in Hose” (0:00 – 5:05)

Introduction + a short throwback “Which Craft?” (5:10 – 20:20)

“Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?” (20:25 – 39:55)

“Bald Heads and Queer Noses” (39:59 – 1:16:00)

“Treguna, Mekoides, Trecorum, Satis, Dee!” (1:16:02 – 1:39:33)

Final Spells + Outtakes (1:39:33 – 1:47:19)

Next month we’ll be discussing Hex Wives #1 (DC Comics). You can view our schedule here.

Important photo of Jenny’s cat:

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