EP 76 WF: MOON MAGIC w/Sarah Faith Gottesdiener aka GOTTESS

“Lunar living is in direct opposition to capitalism and linear time.” In this episode, Risa chats with Sarah Faith Gottesdiener aka GOTTESS about her authorship of the beautiful ‘The Moon Book’ and how she came to moon magic – we begin to put ideas in the cauldron of the big question: What is the role…

YULETIDE SPECIAL 2020 with Jinkx Monsoon and Kenneth Friend!!!

This this year we had the honour and pleasure of spending our solstice with Jinkx Monsoon and Kenneth Friend. We talked about the Jinkx and BenDeLaCreme holiday special “THE JINKX & DELA HOLIDAY SPECIAL” (stream it NOW) and learning to love the shadows, our own and those that winter brings. Together we dismantle a number…

EP 74 Full Moon with Saleema Nawaz: Songs For The End Of The World

Risa talks with Saleema Nawaz, author of the weirdly prophetic and deeply lovely and hopeful Songs for the End of the World about coming out as a witch in our teens, tapping into the vast ocean of inspiration, living in a world you spent years imagining, and writing (and magic) as an encounter with fear….

Samhain 2020 w Loretta Ledesma and Angela Alberto: A Good Death

In our 2020 Samhain special, Amy and Risa are joined by two of our favourite witches to talk about death and spirits and the politics of dying – also ghosts. Plus Loretta solves for us the ancient mystery of what happens when we die.Loretta, aka The Death Witch, considers Ancestor Veneration to be a key…

WF Kristen Sollée: Witch Hunt

In this episode Amy chats with Witch, Educator and Author Kristen Sollée about her books Cat Call, Witches Sluts Feminists AND her latest, a travelogue called Witch Hunt. They discuss capitalism, the witchy Vatican, Rock n Roll and the Occult, tattoos and what it means to be a Witch in the 21st century. Find ALL…

EP 70 WF Kenya Coviak: Conjuring Detroit

In this episode Risa talks to Detroit Witch and organizer Kenya Coviak. As helicopters fly overhead and the pandemic rages outside her doors, Kenya takes us on a magical memory tour of Detroit in all its diverse powers. Founder of the Detroit Conjure and Folk Magic Festival (as well as organizer of many other Witch…

EP 69 MW Margaret Murray: What Science Calls Nature and Religion Calls God

An archeologist before there were any.  The point of origin for the idea that witches gather in covens. The mother of all subsequent covens, in a way. The first woman to unwrap a mummy. Author of ”The Witch-Cult in Western Europe”. Criticized for her cognitive leaps, discredited for the way she pieced through sources choosing…

EP 68 WF Cedar Eve Peters: Shape-shifting

In this episode, Amy chats with artist and artisan Cedar Eve Peters about tiny beads, giant murals and everything in between. Find Cedar Eve on instagram Find Cedar Eve Creations on Facebook email cedareve@gmail.com for purchase Or on ETSY Select jewellery can also be found at the McCord Museum Boutique & Casa Del Popolo in…

EP 67 MW Buffy Sainte Marie: This Is My Path. Discover Your Own.

Buffy Sainte Marie is another magical being who doesn’t show her witchiness through occult study, cauldrons, crystals or tarot cards, but rather, through a devotion to change, a reverence for nature, a recognition of the power of ceremony. The nerve to go her own way. She sang, “Magic is Alive” and claims that the core…