New show on WGN “Salem” is a love story, with witch hunters…

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Is AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN to blame for this latest media craze, just as the film THE CRAFT set off a flurry of witchy media in the late 1990s? Every day, lately, it seems that witches continue to acquire more attention, more media engagement, more religious scrutiny, more social intrigue. [Read more...]

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Countdown to Stevie Nicks! THIS WEDNESDAY!

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We here at The Media Witch’s magical headquarters, opium den and Dionysian Emporium have been very excited about the forthcoming appearance of the great STEVIE NICKS on American Horror Story: Coven. This Wednesday night the Welsh White Witch herself, the goddess of breakup rock, the twirling-in-shawl-and-boots-babe of our wildest dreams will be on FX’s witchy show that is among the hottest series of the season. Be there or be square! [Read more...]

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2013: The Year of the Witch?

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What fictional witches did you like this past year? Do you prefer the sappy Hallmark Channel ones or the edgy, naughty FX ones? What about any new witch-themed fictional works? Tell me what you think! [Read more...]

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Yuletide Movies? Maybe not, but…

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Here are some holiday films I’d recommend that you may not have seen before, or may not have considered as having a “winter holiday” theme. Also known as “A list of Peg’s Favorite Christmas/Yuletide/Winter Solstice Movies!” [Read more...]

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2013′s Top Ten Movies for Pagans

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In no particular order, I present the year’s ten best movies for you witchy, tree-hugging, candle-burning, goddess-worshipping, animal-loving, mead-drinking, bonfire-dancing types! [Read more...]

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Aaaaand it’s ANOTHER TV series about witches on the way!

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Jenji Kohan, creator of the popular Showtimes series WEEDS and the red-hot Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK is now said to be working on a show for HBO about the Salem Witch Trials. (Shout out to Wren Walker, Witches’ Voice co-founder, for sharing this story with me!) There’s not much information out there [Read More...]

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The Stevie Selfies Contest…now with prizes!

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We are pleased to announce some of the prizes for the Stevie Selfies contest! That’s where you take a photo of yourself channeling your inner Stevie Nicks and post on Twitter or Facebook. You could win a 3-card tarot reading, or a love spell charm necklace, or a jar of prosperity incense! [Read more...]

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Neil Gaiman interviewed on NPR about his new comic series “The Sandman: Overture”

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The undisputed master of darkness and light in American letters is ready to share his prequel to the best-selling and widely-loved graphic novel series “The Sandman.” This prequel series, entitled “The Sandman: Overture” has been long awaited and, amid rumors that the original series may or may not become a mini-series, fans are most likely [Read More...]

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Help Us, Stevie Nicks. You’re Our Only Hope

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Hey, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN, Who Are You to Keep Us Down? Five episodes in, I think it’s safe to say the show’s creators are not terribly interested in portraying modern witchcraft or Voodoo as life-affirming spiritual paths. [Read more...]

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