Amanda Yates Garcia is a writer, artist, professional witch, who is also known as the Oracle of Los Angeles. Her book INITIATED: MEMOIR OF A WITCH has gotten glowing, starred accolades from places like Publisher’s Weekly and Kirkus Review, and she and her work have been featured in The New York Times, The LA Times, The Believer, CNN, and via a viral appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight. She has led classes and workshops on magic and witchcraft at institutions including UCLA, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, The Hammer Museum, and The Getty, and she’s also the Co-host of the beloved Strange Magic podcast.
On this episode, Amanda discusses her own magical initiations, how she navigates the media as a public witch, and the ways she uses witchcraft to help transform creative blocks, personal struggles, and global challenges.
Pam also discusses underworld journeys, and answers a listener question about feeling stuck in a spiritually draining job.
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