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Witchfinder General (1968 United Kingdom)

In 1645 the accusing word witch (or papist in England) was enough to have your human rights roundly violated. Today we have the politically powerful elite wielding a similar power with the use of the word… 746 more words


Book Review: Folk Horror by Adam Scovell

What is Folk Horror? When did a group of disparate texts become linked under the banner of a relatively new subgenre? Do the works of M.R. 401 more words


The Witch's Familiar

It is difficult to think of too many words in the English language with such differing perceptions than ‘witch’. Although they may be creations of mere fantasy, witches are commonly portrayed and depicted as evil villains with quirky, though sinister powers, while in some literary cases they are treated with a greater degree of warmth and reverence. 1,542 more words


Eight premieres this June for UK Horror Channel

Just like that May is almost over! So that means it’s time to look forward to the upcoming programming for UK Horror Channel. Our friends across the pond have a total of eight network weekend premieres along with some classic favorites for viewers to see. 805 more words

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Debut novel based on the true story of Witchfinder General Matthew Hopkins

The Witchfinder’s Sister by Beth Underdown

Once, I scarcely believed in the devil. I scorned the kind of folk who earnestly think he can put on a physical form, like a coat, whether that form be like a cat or a dog or some warped combining of the two; those who have it that the devil can enter a person in such a manner that he can be deftly taken out again, like a stone from a plum. 429 more words

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