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Podcast 65 – The Slender Man Discussion (with Fire Lyte)

June 26, 2014

Summary:
This episode features an extended discussion with Fire Lyte of Inciting a Riot about the recent Slender Man stabbing incident, mental health and treatment, folk belief, and faith-directed action in the magical spirituality community.

Play:
Download: New World Witchery – Episode 65

-Sources-
While the discussion ranges widely, here are some highlights:

  1. If you don’t already listen to Fire Lyte’s show, Inciting a Riot, you should check it out
  2. The primary story we’re discussing is the Slender Man stabbing incident. While I cannot guarantee every subsection of the NBC news feed on the subject protects the rights of the minors involved, at least at a high level it doesn’t seem to broadcast names, so I’m linking there if you want more on that incident.
  3. If you want to know more about Slender Man, I’d recommend the Wikipedia page, the Something Awful form (NSFW), and/or Creepypasta. Just please remember, this is an internet meme/netlore. Please DO NOT take these sites as gospel or hurt anyone because of what you find on them. They are ENTERTAINMENT ONLY.
  4. Fire Lyte mentions and recommends the skeptical inquiry show Oh No Ross and Carrie
  5. Fire Lyte cites an article on auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia.
  6. Cory talks about auto-flaggelation and self-immolation (specifically Thich Quang Duc) as an aspect of darker faith-based action which complicates our understanding of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ action.

Keep watching for information on the next Pagan Podkin Supermoot, hosted by Fire Lyte in Chicago (in conjunction with the Pagan Pride Day up there).

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Promos & Music
Title music:  “Homebound,” by Jag, from Cypress Grove Blues.  From Magnatune.
Promos:
1)      Inciting a Riot
2)      Betwixt and Between

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Podcast Special – The Visitor

October 25, 2013

SHOWNOTES FOR PODCAST SPECIAL – THE VISITOR

Summary
In this episode, we experience some witchy radio drama and NIGHT VALE NIGHT VALE. NIGHT VALE NIGHT VALE NIGHT VALE.

Sources
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NIGHT VALE.

WELCOME TO BLACKBIRD FALLS.

Play
Special Episode – The Visitor

Music
Intro: “Grifos Muertos” by Jeffery Luck Lucas, from his album What We Whisper, on Magnatune.com
All incidental music by Disparition.
Feature song: “Witchka,” by S.J. Tucker.

Podcast 46 – Monsters

December 14, 2012

Summary
Laine triumphantly returns in this show about all sorts of monsters and cryptids. We’ll be looking at creatures from folklore to netlore, and figuring out which beasties are our favorites along the way.

Play:
Download: Episode 46 – Monsters

 -Sources-

  • Only one book referenced tonight, Daniel Cohen’s Encyclopedia of Monsters
  • Here’s a link to the (now discredited) series of post-tsunami sea creature photos Cory mentioned. The critters are real, but the story associated with them is not.
  • If you’re fascinated by the netlore Laine shares, particularly that of the Slender Man, check out the “Marble Hornets” web series

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 Promos & Music
Title music:  “Homebound,” by Jag, from Cypress Grove Blues.  From Magnatune.
Promo 1-Celtic Myth Podshow
Promo 2-Transitioning Pagan


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