BS-Free Witchcraft

BS-Free Witchcraft

A monthly podcast on the modern witchcraft movement… minus the usual BS.... Show More

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June 26, 2020 84 min
It’s strange to think that a 90s teenage horror/urban fantasy film would be massively culturally important to the modern witchcraft movement, but for a generation of witches that’s exactly what […]
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May 29, 2020 31 min
On this installment of the podcast we tackle probably one of the more controversial topics in the modern witchcraft movement: The Burning Times. What were the actual “Burning Times,” where […]
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April 24, 2020 34 min
So on last month’s episode we talked about would-be-gurus like Leah Steele. This month we’re instead going to look at her low-budget cousins though: Spell Farms. What’s a Spell Farm? […]
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March 27, 2020 35 min
So we don’t talk about a lot of new age gurus, life coaches, and other “spiritual leaders” on this show. But when a so called “Wealth Witch” reached out to […]
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February 29, 2020 30 min
We’ve talked before about how dabbling in witchcraft is not just perfectly acceptable, but should be encouraged. It leaves the question open though — just how does one dabble? With […]
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January 25, 2020 26 min
While reading a post on The Wild Hunt I got to thinking about the wild world of self publishing and Witchcraft books. How does a new Witch know if a […]
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December 28, 2019 26 min
On this episode of the podcast we are talking about something this show rarely covers — actual practical spellcraft advice. Specifically, we’re just going to talk about candles. Yep, you […]
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November 30, 2019 23 min
I got a question in my inbox from a listener asking if whether or not knowing a lot of Wicca was created less than a hundred years ago made it […]
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It’s that spooky time of year again. With Halloween and Samhain coming up in a few days, it’s time to talk about ghost stories again. This time around I’m joined […]
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September 28, 2019 22 min
On this episode of the podcast we’re digging into the differences between “Paganism” and “Witchcraft.” While there is clearly a lot of overlap between these two umbrella terms, there are […]
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August 31, 2019 23 min
There are a lot of regressive ideas built into some forms of witchcraft when it comes to gender, and it’s about time we sat down and talked about it. On […]
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July 27, 2019 28 min
On this episode of the podcast I’m answering questions sent in from listeners like you! I’m also doing it from a cabin in the Wisconsin Northwoods though, so there is […]
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June 29, 2019 33 min
Last year one of the biggest hub bubs in the Witch community was Pinrose introducing a “Starter Witch Set” which was intended to be sold at Sephora stores. There was […]
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It’s generally accepted that witchcraft is “just a phase” for some people — that they’ll dabble a bit and then move on from it. I guess my question then is… […]
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April 27, 2019 34 min
The Satanic Panic of the 70s, 80s, and 90s shaped the Modern Witchcraft Movement in a lot of unexpected ways. Its effects still ripple through a lot of our sources, […]
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March 30, 2019 25 min
The Wiccan Rede is the foundational moral principle of Wicca. As it’s one of the larger forms of Witchcraft practiced today, I thought we’d dig into it and understand where […]
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February 28, 2019 24 min
On this eighth episode of the podcast, we’re talking about good old Technopaganism. Well, “Technowitchcraft” is probably the better term, but I’m old and from the 90s. In any case, […]
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January 26, 2019 31 min
On this episode of the podcast, the topic is the importance of accepting that we’re all ridiculous human beings and that’s it’s a good thing. Witchcraft should be done with […]
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December 29, 2018 36 min
How witches are represented on television and media has always been a controversial topic in the modern witchcraft community, and 2018 has seen several high profile series launch with the […]
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November 24, 2018 24 min
On this episode of BS-Free Witchcraft, Trae attempts to cover a topic from one of the show’s listeners: How the heck do you get started in Witchcraft in the first […]
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