Archives for 2012

Pagan Media News, Samhain Edition! (Part Two)

Pagan Media News for the Samhain season: Chris Carter, Gus Van Sant, American Horror Story, Hunger Games, and more. [Read more…]

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Pagan Media News, Samhain Edition! (Part One)

There’s plenty of interesting and exciting media news this Samhain season. Perhaps most interesting is that Samhain itself, or Hallowe’en, is not being covered quite so fervishly in the news as it has been in recent years. Why? Are we finally become part of the culture and no longer “special”? Was our brief tournee as [Read More…]

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Pagan Pride Day NYC

Hello readers! I’ve been remiss in posting for a while, owing to starting a new job on top of my already full schedule of teaching and my cottage industries. I hope to be able to post more regularly once my landscaping business goes dormant for the season. It’s great to be busy though! Just wanted [Read More…]

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Witchy Media Notes (Blue Moon Edition)

As we get ready to leave August and enter September, that “back to school” feeling is of course being enhanced by all of the hype around the coming presidential election, as well as some powerful astrological activity that’s been brewing for weeks. Today is also a Blue Moon, or the second full moon in a [Read More…]

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PARANORMAN Review (We Have Met the Bully, and She is Us)

Norman is a lonely small town kid who seems normal in every way, except for the fact that he sees dead people. Oh, wait that was another movie. No, this one is about a kid who is bullied and has no real friends but ends up becoming a hero to his whole town. No, wait, [Read More…]

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Trailers for Paranorman

I’ve been loving all the trailers for Paranorman. Most of them try to give the classic “go see this quirky coming of age movie that will be great for kids and grown ups alike” kind of vibe. Then there’s this Olympic themed one. I particularly like this one with the mumbling zombie (with subtitles), known [Read More…]

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New Releases and Premieres: PL3, Kill List and Paranorman

This week sees the release of a number of DVDs that many pagans and pagan-friendly folks will want to have in their collection. Most significant is the release of the Oscar-nominated documentary film Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory. This third film in a trilogy ties up the story of the West Memphis Three, although it did [Read More…]

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BACK TO THE GARDEN

This documentary film completed in 2011 will be shown on PBS tomorrow at 7 pm (Check your local PBS affiliate website for times or screening dates in your area). Back to the Garden is a film project that began in 1968, chronicling the “back to the earth” movement that was such closely related to the [Read More…]

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Crazy World…Just Add Religious Confusion

I am back from a lengthy hiatus, hope you’re still with me! I was away camping for two weeks at festivals (Sirius Rising and Summerfest at the Brushwood Folklore Center) and have been getting caught up, and caught up in, all kinds of new and exciting things in my life. Festival season was very relaxing [Read More…]

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