Episode 204 – What is Folk Magic?

Summary: We (finally!) sit down and talk about just what is this folk magic stuff anyway? We discuss what we mean by both “folk” and “magic,” as well as the how and why of digging into your own folk community to uncover enchantment. Plus our monthly card readings and listener email!

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Play: Play: Episode 204 – What is Folk Magic?


If you’re looking for a good, simple introduction into folklore studies, which gets into definitions a little like we do in this episode, you should check out Lynne McNeill’s Folklore Rules! or Jeana Jorgensen’s Folklore 101.

Laine also recommends following Skye Marinda Tarot on Instagram.

You can now buy Cory’s book, New World Witchery: A Trove of North American Folk Magic! (also available from Amazon)

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