The Folklore and History of the Evil Eye
Summary: We discuss the history and folk beliefs surrounding one of the oldest known iterations of magic, the Evil Eye, with author Antonio Pagliarulo
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Play: Episode 229 – The Evil Eye with Antonio Pagliarulo
You can find Antonio Pagliarulo’s book, The Evil Eye: The History, Mystery, and Magic of the Quiet Curse wherever books are sold! We also mention the classic folklore text on the topic, The Evil Eye: A Casebook, edited by Alan Dundes.
Cory will be at the upcoming Mystic South conference in Atlanta during July, so feel free to come and say hello and take a class or two!
Some upcoming publications from us:
Cory recently contributed to The Gorgon’s Guide to Magical Resistance, edited by Jenn Zahrt and Laura Tempest Zakroff (which includes his “penis trees” article along with a lot of other great pieces) and the upcoming release of the Llewellyn’s Complete Book of North American Folk Magic, out in Spring 2023. Also be on the lookout for our upcoming collaborative book Conjuring the Commonplace: A Guide to Everyday Enchantment and Junk Drawer Magic also coming in 2023 from 1000Volt Press.
You can also buy Cory’s book, New World Witchery: A Trove of North American Folk Magic! (also available from Amazon)
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