Linkage: Witches, folklore, and fanfic

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Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 19 October 2018Occulture linkage

An interview with, Thea Wirsching, the developer behind the American Renaissance Tarot.

I don’t care if it was done by a corporation looking to sell time-shares in the UK, this map of folklore from around the world is kind of nifty. I’d love to see a version that goes into more detail and covers a broader range of topics. Any familiar with something like that? Let me know, and I’ll share it in next week’s linkage!

What is Netflix’s reboot of Sabrina, The Teenage Witch going to mean for a new generation?

As a secular holiday, Hallowe’en is all about fanficking your get up. What’s the best costume you’ve created, or have seen someone else sporting? Let us know in the comments. I’m always looking for awesome ideas!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer board game sounds like a fun addition to an October games night!

Anathema Publishing - Pillars

Witch documentaries sound fun. Also see Jenna Danchuk’s list of “Iconic occult documentaries of the ’70s.”

Magick linkage

Problems with past life regressions.

Sunflowers are just generally delightful flowers.

As anyone lucky enough to have a feline in their life knows, cats are magical creatures.

Money isn’t real. So what can we do about it?

Spirituality linkage

Medieval feminist history and the origins of the Christian understanding of consent.

Phil Hine on Kubera, a Hindu god of wealth.

A list of herbs that please Yemaya.

Gerald Gardner’s High Magic’s Aid doesn’t hold up terribly well.

Reviews linkage

Llewellyn’s Little Book of Halloween reviewed.

A review of The Tattoo Tarot.

The Carnival at the End of the World Tarot reviewed.

A review of Forbidden Mysteries of Faery Witchcraft.

Besom, Stang & Sword reviewed.

A review of The Book of Flower Spells.

Wild Harmonic Oracle Cards reviewed.

Calls for submission

Bonus linkage

Good Omens is finally coming to the small screen, and I’m looking forward to it. Your thoughts?

So, where does the legend about the scary stuff that happens when you say “Bloody Mary” three times into a mirror while in a darkened room come from, anyway?

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