• 9 Witchy Films To Make Your Hallowe’en Magical

    9 Witchy Films To Make Your Hallowe’en Magical0

    • October 14, 2017

    Hallowe’en is a time of year often associated with magic, spirituality, and witchcraft. In many religions and cultures, it’s a time to remember and celebrate the dead. For witches, it signals greater access to (and from!) the spiritual world. For some, the idea of spirits and fairy-folk entering the human world can seem pretty spooky,

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  • “It’s better to be lonely together” – Isolation in Courtney Crumrin

    “It’s better to be lonely together” – Isolation in Courtney Crumrin4

    Courtney Crumrin Written, Drawn, and Lettered by Ted Naifeh Colored by Warren Wucinich Collected Hardcovers, Oni Press, 2012-2015 Courtney Crumrin is, in a lot of ways, a typical protagonist for YA literature. She’s an outcast who hates the “phonies” who populate her school, and while not quite an archetypal Chosen One, her magic seems more powerful

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  • The Calling of Witchcraft: Witch Movies and Teenage Girls

    The Calling of Witchcraft: Witch Movies and Teenage Girls0

    If you ever hang out with 30-something pagans, you will quickly learn that The Craft (1996) was a lightbulb moment for many of them. When The Craft came out, it had a significant impact on the witch community, because it based the practices in the movie in real life practices. Pat Devin, a Dianic High

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  • Knit Your Comics: Magical Scarlet Witch Shawl

    Knit Your Comics: Magical Scarlet Witch Shawl5

    • October 26, 2016

    This is probably the most personal KYC I’ve ever written, and it came at a time when I was feeling stuck and very discouraged about my life. I’d recently been rejected for a full-time job I’d really wanted and was wondering if I would be consigned to juggling multiple part-time jobs forever. When I’d visited

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