Countdown to Stevie Nicks! THIS WEDNESDAY!

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

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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American Horror Story: COVEN Reinvents the Witch Archetype

I know, as a media critic and practicing witch and activist, that I am supposed to be overtly critical of media portrayals that trumpet the “evil witch” stereotype, but honestly, isn’t the over-the-top witch narrative something many of us were raised on and that we secretly love, crave, even? [Read more…]

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