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'90s Pop-Culture Witches, Ranked

Every generation gets the witches that they deserve, but the ’90s was a very special time for the witch (teen and otherwise) in pop culture. It was a time when even seamy little b-movies aimed at teens had a bunch of women talking to each other and accessing an ancient source of power. 935 more words


30 Day Movie Challenge - Day 17

Day 17: A movie you wish more people would have seen

Once again I couldn’t just pick one movie.¬† There are a few movies that I love that more people should see.¬† 677 more words


15th of October: Halloween in Just 16

October 15: Cole Porter, man with magic in his bones, left this earthly life Oct. 16, 1964. His song “That Old Black Magic” sings:

“That old black magic has me in its spell … 158 more words


Book Review: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Practical Magic is one of those books that lives on the border between fantasy and magical realism. On the one hand, it features magic and names it for what it is — the main characters’ aunts are well-known as witches within their Massachusetts town — but the way in which events unfold, with supernatural events unfolding fluidly, as if they were natural, gives it that surreal feeling that reminds me of Like Water for Chocolate or The Peculiar Sadness of Lemon Cake (both excellent books, by the way). 248 more words

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Autumnal winds blow and soothe this tired soul ~



Once broken wings
Now graceful soar
Quothed the Raven

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