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Podcast 31 – Watching the Witches

June 27, 2011

-SHOWNOTES FOR EPISODE 31-

Summary
Today we’re talking about the presentation of witches and other magical folks in popular media (this is NOT a re-do of our Media Mania episode, I promise!)

Play:

Download:  New World Witchery – Episode 31

-Sources-

This show mostly comes out of our own fevered brains, though we do mention a number of movies and TV shows, such as:

Disney Movies
Aladdin
Cinderella
Beauty & the Beast
The Little Mermaid
Snow White
Pocahontas
The Lion King

Other Films
The Wicker Man (old one, please)
Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Season of the Witch (boy, waaaay too much Nicholas Cage going on here)
Thor
Secret of Kells
Agora
Burn, Witch, Burn!
Witchfinder General
Suspira
The Craft
Practical Magic
Bell, Book, & Candle

TV
Bewitched
Charmed
Sabrina the Teenaged Witch
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Supernatural
True Blood
X-Files
The Simpsons (The “Wicca” episode)

Please also consider donating to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, which is currently helping victims of severe weather across the country.

Don’t forget about the Second Annual Pagan Podkin Supermoot in Salem, MA, on the weekend of Sept. 17th, 2011.  Find out more details about the event and opportunities to come meet us in person at the PPSM2 Website. [Laine respectfully asks that she not be in any photographs, due to privacy concerns—Cory will be happy to wear a wig and pretend to be Laine, however].

Promos & Music
Title music:  “Homebound,” by Jag, from Cypress Grove Blues.  From Magnatune.
Promo 1 – Inciting a Riot
Promo 2 – Iron Powaqa

Podcast 8 – Magical Media Mania!

April 19, 2010

-SHOWNOTES FOR EPISODE 8-

Summary
Laine & Cory discuss their favorite witchy books, music, movies, and television.

Play:

Download:  New World Witchery – Episode 8

-Sources-
Books
Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic, by Catherine Yronwode
Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells, by Judika Illes
The Red Church, by Chris Bilardi
Witches, by Erica Jong
Call of the Horned Piper, by Nigel Jackson
Earth Power; Earth, Air, Fire, & Water; Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner, by Scott Cunningham
Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
IT, by Stephen King
The Harry Potter Series, by J. K. Rowling
Watership Down, by Richard Adams
The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Ozark Magic & Folklore, by Vance Randolph
Grimm’s Fairy Tales, by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Fairy & Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, by W.B. Yeats
Silver Bullet, by Hubert J. Davis
American Gods,, by Neil Gaiman

Music
Mer de Noms, by A Perfect Circle
The Alchemy Index, by Thrice
“The Christians and the Pagans” by Dar Williams
“San Francisco” by Scott McKenzie
“All You Need is Love” by the Beatles
Mythcreants, by Tricky Pixie (special thanks to the band for letting us feature their music!)
One Cello X 16, by Zoe Keating
The Dance, by Fleetwood Mac
“Night on Bald Mountain,” by Modest Mussorgsky
The Hazards of Love, by the Decemberists

Television
The X-Files
Supernatural
True Blood
Eastwick
Pushing Daisies
Jim Henson’s Storyteller
Shelly Duvall’s Faerie Tale Theatre
Bewitched
Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Movies
Practical Magic
Snow White
The Craft
Skeleton Key
Pan’s Labyrinth
Willow
Labyrinth/Dark Crystal
Sleepy Hollow
Fantasia
Kiki’s Delivery Service/My Neighbor Totoro/Princess Mononoke/Spirited Away/Howl’s Moving Castle, by Hayao Miyazaki

Promos & Music
Title music:  “Homebound,” by Jag, from Cypress Grove Blues.  From Magnatune.
Special thanks to Tricky Pixie for letting us feature “Tam Lin” and “The Mushroom Song”!

No Promos today, but special Podkin Love Shout-outs to Fire-Lyte at Inciting a Riot and Velma Nightshade at Witches’ Brewhaha.


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