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A manic capricorn telling you it's more fun if it's work.

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A manic capricorn telling you it's more fun if it's work.

    023 - Astrology with Corbin Dewitt & Claire Comstock-Gay (Madame Clairevoyant)

    023 - Astrology with Corbin Dewitt & Claire Comstock-Gay (Madame Clairevoyant)

    In a very special episode, astrologers Corbin Dewitt and Claire Comstock-Gay (Madame Clairevoyant) come on the program to talk about getting into astrology, the Sagittarian alter ego, pain points, and more.

    You can learn more about Claire Comstock-Gay at https://clairecomstockgay.com/ and you should definitely follow her on twitter (https://twitter.com/MmeClairevoyant) and instagram (https://www.instagram.com/clairecomstockgay/)

    You can learn more about Corbin Dewitt at https://corbindewitt.com/ and you should definitely follow her on twitter (https://twitter.com/corbin_dewitt) and instagram (https://www.instagram.com/corbindewitt/)


    Our theme music was performed by Sebastian Bäverstam and recorded by Edvard Lee.

    • 56 min
    022 - Brian Johnson

    022 - Brian Johnson

    Brian Johnson comes by to talk about his translation of excerpts of manuscript Plut. 89 sup. from the Medici library. We get into spirit conjuration, translation, necromancy, and more. We also have a plague magic minute from right here in New York City (Mets!).

    To learn more about Brian and his work go to https://twitter.com/JohBri and his website https://bjohnsonfreelance.com/

    and to preorder his book, Necromancy in the Medici Library: An Edition and Translation of Excerpts from Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, MS Plut. 89 sup. 38, go to https://www.hadeanpress.com/shop/necromancy-in-the-medici-library

    (also that essay of his about spirit possession that I bring up is available here: https://godsandradicals.org/2016/05/23/revolutionary-spirits-and-occult-strategies-of-resistance/)

    To support the show go to patreon.com/witchhassle

    to yell at me, go to twitter.com/cooperwilhelm

    Music for this episode was adapted from Monkey Warhol's Stolen Moments under the auspices of: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 54 min
    021 - Asa West and Green Witchcraft

    021 - Asa West and Green Witchcraft

    Asa West comes on to talk about her zine Five Principles of Green Witchcraft and I get excited about a kind of written charm called a deletio morbi.

    To learn more about Asa West, head over to:

    https://www.instagram.com/theredtailwitch
    https://tarotbyasa.com/
    https://www.etsy.com/shop/RedTailWitch
    https://twitter.com/TheRedTailWitch

    And Five Principles of Green Witchcraft is available here: https://abeautifulresistance.org/five-principles-of-green-witchcraft

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Teaser -The Tiddy Mun and Nature Spirits

    Teaser -The Tiddy Mun and Nature Spirits

    In a patreon-only addendum to my interview with Fez Inkwright, I dive deep into the legend of the Tiddy Mun and then spiral out into similarish case studies from Zambia, Japan, and Mexico. Subscribe to the patreon to hear the whole thing. https://www.patreon.com/witchhassle

    • 1 min
    020 - Fez Inkwright Talks Botanical Curses and Poisons

    020 - Fez Inkwright Talks Botanical Curses and Poisons

    Folklorist and illustrator Fez Inkwright comes to chat about her new book Botanical Curses and Poisons: The Shadow-Lives of Plants, which delves into dangerous plants and their lives in folklore. I also get into the ZENEXTON for a plague-magic minute.

    Preorder Fez's book here: https://liminal11.com/product/botanical-curses-and-poisons/

    Learn more about Fez:
    https://twitter.com/rosdottir
    https://rosdottir.carrd.co/
    https://www.instagram.com/rosdottir/

    And a link to our zenexton source for good measure: https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo2/A35064.0001.001/1:5.8.7.4?rgn=div4;view=fulltext

    • 58 min
    019 - Rain Mason Talks Therapy and Divination

    019 - Rain Mason Talks Therapy and Divination

    Dr. Rain Mason comes on to talk about divination and psychological therapy, as well as about their practice of theurgy.

    You can learn more about Rain at their site (https://www.rainmasonphd.com/) or on twitter (https://twitter.com/500livesasafox). Their dissertation, Divination practices: An empirical psychological investigation, is available here: (https://research.library.fordham.edu/dissertations/AAI10838562/).

    And here are some Amabie links:
    https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/04/22/838323775/in-japan-mythical-amabie-emerges-from-19th-century-folklore-to-fight-covid-19

    I couldn't track down the aggregator twitter account I mentioned again, but here's the Japanese-language hashtag which has some great stuff: https://twitter.com/hashtag/%E3%82%A2%E3%83%9E%E3%83%93%E3%82%A8?src=hashtag_click

    • 1 hr 20 min

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