Episode 62: Pre-Islamic Paganism with Walida

Welcome to the 62nd episode of the Science Witch Podcast!

Walida in London

 

In this episode, Ruby and Anjel have a vivid and rich conversation with Walida about Pre-Islamic Paganism, Astrology and how this period of history is important to learn about for all those interested in the Occult. Enku joined us for the Intro/Outro to show our support of Palestine and end the Genocide.

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A History of Magic, Witchcraft, and the Occult  by DK 

Lindsey Stirling 

All BTS members have officially started their military service. Everything we know

Dark History with Bailey Sarian

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Ep 60: Black Queer Witchcraft with Samuel

Welcome to the 60th episode of the Science Witch Podcast!

Samuel

Hey y’all, 

In this episode to honor Black History month, Anjel and Ruby interview a fellow comrade and witch locally to them, Samuel. In this episode we talk about Samuel’s experience of being a BIPOC queer person in the PNW, with its legacy of white supremacy, and how he still finds strength and great purpose from his ancestors. Stay tuned for a surprise announcement at the end of the outro!

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Salem DSA

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Episode 56: Psilocybin Therapy with Dr. Dug Wingate

Welcome to the 56th episode of the Science Witch Podcast!

Dr. Dug Wingate, Photo enhanced using LunaPic

In this episode, Anjel speaks with Dr. Dug Wingate about the therapeutic use of psilocybin and developing the psilocybin industry in Oregon. In this discussion, we talk about micro-dosing, set, setting and dose philosophy and how psilocybin has the potential to help so many people struggling with mental health issues. 

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Roland Griffiths Is Dead at 77; Led a Renaissance in Psychedelics Research

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence –by Michael Pollan

Oregon Psilocybin Services

Legal status of psilocybin mushrooms

Gorge concert shooting suspect told police he was high on mushrooms, believed world was ending

Psilocybin therapy for females with anorexia nervosa: a phase 1, open-label feasibility study

Psychedelic drug helped people with alcohol use disorder reduce drinking, study shows

Acuneuromodulation.com

Portland Microdose Center

Journal class at By Candlelight and Conjure in Salem, OR, Saturday December 30, 2023

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Episode 55: Talk to Mushrooms, not cops with Jesse Lee

Welcome to the 55th episode of the Science Witch Podcast!

Talk to mushrooms not cops by Jesse Lee

In this episode, Ruby and Anjel talk with Jesse Lee Art about their art, mushrooms, politics, and how creatives need to model fungal networks of care to help resource one another.

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Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake

Entangled Life by Cosmo Sheldrake 

Come along Now by Cosmo Sheldrake

Song for Gathering Mushrooms 

Neanderthals made music 

Gretchen Schuette Art Gallery

Jesse Lee Art

God Save the Zine

The Art of Jesse Lee

Jesse Lee on Twitter

TJ’s on Broadway’s Night Market

Patreon Early Access link

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Episode 53: Samhain Special with J Allen Cross

Welcome to the 53rd episode of the Science Witch Podcast!

J Allen Cross in a Corn Maze

In this special Samhain Episode, J Allen Cross returns to talk with Anjel about trauma informed paranormal resolution and how having a trauma informed background can be valuable for those investigating paranormal activity.

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The Witch’s Guide to the Paranormal: How to Investigate, Communicate, and Clear Spirits

It Didn’t Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle by Mark Wolynn

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Episode 52: Witchcraft is adaptive with Vincent Higginbotham

Welcome to the 52nd episode of the Science Witch Podcast!

Cover of How Witchcraft saved my life

In this episode, Anjel interviews Vincent Higginbotham about his book How Witchcraft Saved My Life and discusses the ways in which witchcraft is adaptive and helps us survive late stage capitalism. Content Warning for some discussions about sexual abuse, homelessness and suicide. Vini is one of the featured guests for So Mote That Con happening Oct 14-15, 2023, the online witch convention hosted by That Witch Life. Get your tickets for the event on sale now, or if you miss it you can have the recording sent to you. 

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Mystic South 

The Artist’s Way: 30th Anniversary Edition by Julia Cameron

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Episode 26: Hoodoo Science and Magick with That Hoodoo Lady

Episode 26: Hoodoo Science and Magick with That Hoodoo Lady

Welcome to the 26th episode of the Science Witch Podcast!

Enku and Anjel interview That Hoodoo Lady about Hoodoo, how it is for everyone, what Hoodoo entails in her practice, and how the Bible was used in Hoodoo practice.

Before we get to the interview, we talk about new additions and updates to our Patreon page.

This episode is sponsored by That Witch Life Mini Con

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Science Witch Podcast Redbubble

Science Witch Podcast on Etsy

Science Witch on Kofi

Enku and Anjel interviewed on The Southern Fried Witch Podcast

Hound dog in a tree episode of The Southern Fried Witch Podcast

The Herbal Alchemist’s Handbook: A Complete Guide to Magickal Herbs and How to Use Them by Karen Harrison

The Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden Paperback – December 1, 1974

Lucky Mojo

That Hoodoo Lady Instagram

That Hoodoo Lady on Twitter

The Hoodoo Guide to the Bible

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Episode 23: The Science and Magick of Crystals with Nicolas Pearson

Episode 23: The Science and Magick of Crystals with Nicolas Pearson

Welcome to the 23rd episode of the Science Witch Podcast!

Nicolas Pearson

In this episode, Enku and Anjel have a lovely conversation with author and healing crystal expert, Nicolas Pearson about the scientific theories behind crystal healing and also some ideas for increasing the potency of your crystal magick practice.

Before the interview, we talk briefly about the latest updates to the Patreon page.

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Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation by Daniel J. Siegel

Reiki: A Comprehensive Guide by Pamela Miles

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn

Time Crystals, related to quantum computing, and Crystal Clay as a precursor to DNA

The Crystal Connection: A Guidebook for Personal and Planetary Ascension by Randall N. Baer and Vicki Vittitow Baer

The Stromatolites of Hamelin Pool at Hamelin Station Reserve

Observing The Universe Really Does Change The Outcome, And This Experiment Shows How

Borealis Meditation Podcast

Crystal Ethics – Extraction

Being an Ethical Crystal Consumer

The Luminous Pearl (Nicolas Pearson) on FB

The Luminous Pearl on Instagram

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Episode 13 : Interview with Oz; Intersections of Paganism and Science Fiction

Episode 13: Interview with Oz; Intersections of Paganism and Science Fiction

Welcome to the 13th episode of the Science Witch Podcast!

In this episode, Anjel interviews Oberon Zel Ravenhart, Pagan elder and professional wizard about the intersections of science fiction and the Neo-Pagan Movement.

Before the interview, I talk about new additions and updates to our Patreon page.

Special thanks to our first official episode sponsors, As Above, LLC.

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Documentary about Oz

Drawing down the Moon by Margot Adler, 2005 edition

Occult America: White House Seances, Ouija Circles, Masons, and the Secret Mystic History of Our Nation
Stranger in a Strange Land

Grey School of Wizardry

Altered Carbon

American Gods

The Expanse

Strange Angel

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It is important that we acknowledge the fact that Portland, Oregon is located in the traditional homelands of the Multnomah, Wasco, Cowlitz, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Watlala Bands of Chinook, Tualatin Kalapuya, Molalla, and many other indigenous nations who made their homes along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. It is our intention in recognizing these communities to honor their lives, their legacies, their elders, their descendants, and the vibrancy and importance of their ongoing work—and to stand in solidarity with them at every opportunity.

Episode 11: Frankincense, Myrrh, and other resins for your sacred smoke practice with Amy Blackthorn

Episode 11: Interview with Amy Blackthorn

Welcome to the eleventh episode of the Science Witch Podcast!

In this episode, Anjel interviews Amy Blackthorn of Blackthorn’s Botanicals and they talk about how to respectfully and thoughtfully develop your own smoke cleansing practice, as well as information about the history of two resins that have important significance to the ancient word and modern witchcraft: frankincense and myrrh. Amy also talks about her upcoming new book project and shares some wisdom and insight in working with these plant allies in a myriad of ways beyond just smoke cleansing.

At the end of the episode Anjel shares a remembrance of their friend, Richard Stratton, who passed away early in December, and reads a brief poem that he had written.

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Show Notes

Sacred Smoke: Clear Away Negative Energies and Purify Body, Mind, and Spirit

Blackthorn’s Botanical Magic: The Green Witch’s Guide to Essential Oils for Spellcraft, Ritual & Healing

Blackthorn’s Botanical Brews: Herbal Potions, Magical Teas, and Spirited Libations

Fred Soll Incense

It is important that we acknowledge the fact that Portland, Oregon is located in the traditional homelands of the Multnomah, Wasco, Cowlitz, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Watlala Bands of Chinook, Tualatin Kalapuya, Molalla, and many other indigenous nations who made their homes along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. It is our intention in recognizing these communities to honor their lives, their legacies, their elders, their descendants, and the vibrancy and importance of their ongoing work—and to stand in solidarity with them at every opportunity.