EP 82 MW – Diane di Prima: The War Is The War For The Human Imagination

In this episode Risa falls in love with Diane di Prima and explores a “secret history of intellectual and spiritual evolution as essentially aimed at human liberation” with “anarchism, gender equality, communal property and sexual freedom” interlinked and nestled at the heart of this project. (Calonne 639) And she reads a lot of Diane’s poetry…

EP 80 MW Audre Lorde – Moon Marked And Touched By Sun

In this first episode of Season 5, Amy shares the story of patron saint of inter-sectional feminism, Audre Lorde.Moon marked and touched by sun, HER magic is unwritten but when the sea turns back it will leave HER shape behind.When Self described “Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” Audre Lorde wrote those words in the first…

Missing Witches Solstice Carols

These Solstice Carols were written and performed for this Coven by Amy Torok. Find the chords and lyrics in our book!!! Alternate versions of these songs appear in the audio book: Missing Witches. Litha (Summer Solstice) Yule (Winter Solstice)

EP 78 – Hunger Moon w Amy & Risa: Please Expand

In this episode, Amy and Risa discuss Moon Rituals, Faith, Patience, and take a look back at three years of Missing Witches – from idea to podcast to book (Missing Witches THE BOOK available for pre-order now, in stores March 23rd). PLUS we almost entirely forget to mention that a new season of Missing Witches…

EP 77 Imbolc 2021: Astrology w/ Monefa Walker + Eliza Robertson

For this year’s Imbolc Special, we reached for the stars and invited astrologers Monefa Walker from Sekhmet’s Visions and Eliza Robertson from Kosmic Tonic to help us understand how the movements of the planets inform our lives. Monefa revisits her predictions for 2020, gives us some new ones for 2021, shares some Imbolc Shadow Work…

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…

EP 75 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….