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The only witchcraft and occult podcast recommended by both Cosmo and the AV Club, Modern Witch is an interview and discussion based show that is hosted by bestselling author and occult expert Devin Hunter. Now celebrating over 100 episodes and the debut of its ninth season. Find out more at www.ModernWitch.com.

January 29, 2013

ModernWitchS4E11: Wendy Rule

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Wendy Rule, Singer/songwriter and professional enchantress joins me from Australia to discuss her music and Living a life of Magic a global teaching project she and her partner Timothy have created. Don't miss this excellent interview and to find out more about her and this project visit www.WendyRule.com and www.Livingalifeofmagic.com .

Playlist

Love Spell- Fiona Horne

Rain Gods- Kan’nal

Wandering Star- Kid Beyond

Horses- Wendy Rule

Ishka- Angel Tears

Monarch- Delerium

Neptune- SJ Tucker

No Light, No Light- Florence and the Machine

Sirena- Faun

Elemental Chant- Wendy Rule

January 29, 2013

ModernWitchS4E10: Last Full Moon of 2012

I lay down a selection of tracks for the full moon.

S4E10: Last Full Moon of 2012

2 Faulken- Faun

What the water gave me- Florence and the machine

Theme from Harry’s Game

Stargazer- Delerium

Marine Beats- Essouria

Reappear- School of Seven Sisters

Small Town Witch- Sneaker Pimps

Ghost- Jes

Phase 3 (Arabic Mix)-  Terrase

Don’t leave me this way- Black Grass

Didg V Hang- Eat your Guru

Children- Robert Miles

January 29, 2013

ModernWitchS4E9: Lew Wirt from PRN

In this episode Lew Wirt, Station Owner/Manager/Boss Man of the Pagan Radio Network joins me to discuss pagan music past and present, what it takes to run a beast like PRN and he shares a few of his favorite tunes.

Solstice light- Celia

Of my light- Sully Erna

Greensleeves- Laureena McKinnet

For the love of all who gather here- SJ Tucker

Bells for her- Tori Amos

Cernunnos- Faith and the Muse

December 20, 2012

ModernWitchS4E8: Mental Health with Crystal Blanton

In this episode I talk with Crystal Blanton, Author, Blogger (Daughters of Eve), community leader, and social worker about the role of community in healing after tragedy. This in-depth discussion brings up questions about responsiveness, responsibility, and out-reach within the greater and pagan community, it's a don't want to miss!

Music: Home- The Engineers, Faith- Sharon Knight, Amba Amba- Larissa Stowe and the Shakti Tribe, I shall be free- Kid Beyond, Gaia- Faun. We were also serenaded by the lovely Celia, with her Yule Single: Solstice Night.

December 13, 2012

ModernWitchS4E7: Circle Time

In this episode I'm joined by Kick-ass warrior priestess Heather Killen ( Earth Warriors Festival, C.O.S., E.W.C., Prison Ministry, and Violet Flame Gifts) and blogger Teo Bishop for a tantalizing discussion on public ritual! For more info on Heather visit www.VioletFlameGifts.com, for Teo visit www.BishopintheGrove.com.

Music: Space Child- Kan'nal, Wolf Sky- Wendy Rule, We go on- Monicha Richards

For showtimes visit www.PaganRadio.Net and for more Modern Witch visit www.ModernWitchOnline.com

December 13, 2012

ModernWitchS4E6: New Orleans was AWESOME

I recap the visit to New Orleans and share with you some of my own magickal awakenings while there.

Music: The Spice- Random Rab

Judas Goat- Filastine

Pulse of the Earth- Hungry Lucy

Mission- Beats Antique

Wondering Star- Kid Beyond

We Swarm- Glitch Mob

For showtimes visit www.PaganRadio.Net, for more Modern Witch visit www.ModernWitchOnline.com

December 13, 2012

ModernWitchS4 SPECIAL: 2012 New Orleans Witches’ Ball

WOW! Join host Devin Hunter as he brings in the Witches' New Year from the 2012 New Orleans Witches' Ball! Special Guests Wendy Rule, Sharon Knight, and Kim Carrielle Periloux.

Music: Voodoo- Godsmack, Faith- Sharon Knight, Witch- The Bird and the Bee, Labrynth- SJ Tucker, Whispering behind the veil- Wendy Rule, Thriller- Michael Jackson, Somebodies Watching Me-, Bewitched- Raquy and the Caveman, Hacate- Wendy Rule, Dervish- The Changelings.

To check out Wendy visit www.WendyRule.com , for more on Sharon visit www.SharonKnight.com.

Check us out on the Pagan Radio Network by visiting www.PaganRadio.net. For more Modern Witch visit www.ModernWitchOnline.com!

December 13, 2012

ModernWitchS4E5: #PPSM3

A Recorded discussion from the #PPSM3! Join Devin Hunter and other amazing pagan podcasters as they answer questions on faith, interactivity, and more!

The podkin have invaded! Join Devin Hunter and other podcasters for this great discussion on the craft! Special thanks to all the podkin who made this such an awesome event! Music: Labrynth- SJ Tucker

Fire Lyte from Inciting a Riot (and Inciting a Brew HaHa)

Saturn Darkhope from Pennies in the Well

Kathleen Borealis from Borealis Meditation

Cory Hutcheson from New World Witchery

Scarlet McPage from Lakefront Pagan Voice

Mnemosyne Mars from Pagan by Nature

Velma Nightshade from WitchesBrewHaHa (and Inciting a Brew HaHa)

December 13, 2012

ModernWitchs4E4:Music For Reflection

A Very Musical Episode inspired by the Astro-Weather. Chill-out and kick-back, your'e listening to The Modern Witch with Devin Hunter.

For more information visit www.ModernWitchOnline.com and check out www.PaganRadio.Net for showtimes!

Music:

Dervish- The changelings

Everywhere- Bram 3000

Witch- The Bird and the Bee

All Souls Night- Loreena Mckinnet

Rosemary Lane- Espers

Willows Song- The Wicker Man

Night is coming soon- Unto Ashes

We go On- Monica Richards

Neptune- SJ Tucker

Ancient Ones- Kellianna

December 13, 2012

ModernWitchS4E3: The Magic of New Orleans prt 2

This episode features Modern Witch Contributor Matthew Venus as we dive further into the magic of America's city of the dead.

Visit Matthew online at www.spiritusarcanum.com

Music: 25 years- Blackmores Night, Csillagnasz- The Moon and the Night Spirit, Witches' Rede- SJ Tucker, Fell to Regret- Monica Richards, Silence must be heard- Enigma, The Witch- The Cult.

Check us out weekly on the Pagan Radio Network: www.PaganRadio.Net

For more show info visit: www.ModernWitchOnline.com

September 20, 2012

ModernWitchS4E2: The Magic of New Orleans prt1

Joining us for part one of our series is special guest Kim Carielle Periloux- creatrix of the New Orleans Witches'Ball. We discuss what it is like being a witch in Crescent City and what makes New Orleans stick out from the rest of the crowd.

Music by: The Witch- The Cult How soon is now?- Love Split Love Whoopin Blues- Treme Brass Band Witch- The Bird and the Bee Creator/Destroyer- Wendy Rule Sirena- Faun Witch Queen of New Orleans- Tom Jones

September 20, 2012

ModernWitchS4E1:Past Lives

In the Season 4 premier we are visited by Occult expert, writer, and modern mystic Ivo Dominguez Jr and discuss past-lives from all angels. Join Devin and Ivo for an unforgettable 90 minutes.

Music Includes:

Silence- Delerium Gaia- Faun Modern Crusaders- Enigma Goddess Chant 99'- Inkkubus/Sukkubus Space Child- Kan'nal Amma- Larisa Stowe and the Shakti Tribe Gypsy- Ronin Hardiman Reincarnation- Natti Nation

July 31, 2012

ModernWitchS3E21:Michael Lloyd & Jason Pitzl-Waters

Join me for the season three finale with special guests Michael Lloyd (Author of, The Bull of Heaven), and Jason Pitzl-Waters from A Darker Shade of Pagan, The Pagan Newswire Collective, and The Wild Hunt.

July 31, 2012

ModernWitchS3E20: Teo Bishop & Gede Parma

In this episode I am joined by two amazing men, Gede Parma- author of his new book, Ecstatic Witchcraft, and Teo Bishop who discusses the nuances of coming out to the Pagan community as an actual semi-famous singer/songwriter.

July 31, 2012

ModernWitchs3E19

In this episode we discuss hot topics in the world today like technology and scientology.

June 14, 2012

Modern Witch S3E17

In this episode we talk Zombie attacks and Haunted objects.

June 4, 2012

Modern Witch S3E16: Full Moon

Modern Witch Season 3- Episode 16 ( Spirits Part 2)

In this episode we discuss cleansing spaces and working with those who feel they are haunted. Devin plays his Full Moon Playlist.

Show Play List

In the circle- Hungry Lucy

Raggletaggle Gypsy- Christy Moore

Seven Sisters Blues (prt 1)- Funny Papa Smith

Boudiccea- Faith and the Muse

Leave the Lights on- Meiko

Gaia- Faun ( Live at pagan folk festival)

Song of Sophia- Dead Can Dance

Called out in the Dark- Snow Patrol

Witchka- SJ Tucker

Rhiannon- Fleetwood Mac

Simple Truths of a Modern Witch- Fiona Horne

Offering- Teo Bishop

May 29, 2012

Modern Witch S3E15 : Ghosts prt1

Finally back from our two week break we discuss the AV Club, Modern Witch Magazine, and dive deep into Ghosts, Spirits, Hauntings, andhow to deal with them!

Episode 15 In the Circle- Hungry Lucy Szarvaslelek- The Moon and the Night Spirit Ancestor Chant- Thorn Coyle How Does it Feel- Royksopp Cast Ou (Spirit Ceremony)- Sully Erna Brynhilds Lied- Faun Kathy’s Song- Unto Ashes

May 29, 2012

Modern Witch S3E14

In this episode we discuss crystals and stones, how to use them, cleanse them, and what to do with them! We also make some interesting announcements about Modern Witch Online and Modern Witch Magazine!

Playlist for this episode.

In the Circle- Hungry Lucy Come Alive- Monica Richards Cast Out- Sully Erna Rosemary Lane- Espers Hindu Peace Prayer- Larisa Stowe and the Shakti Tribe Horned One- Sj Tucker Maksum Madness- Raquy and the Caveman

April 21, 2012

Modern Witch S3E13

On this week's show we chant 'We all come from the Goddess' and await the ancient Budapest curse! -no not really. We have Rowan's New-Moon Playlist and enjoy quite the interesting discussion regarding professional paganism.

This Week's Play-list

Show Theme: Within the Circle- Hungry Lucy Dark Goddess- Fiona Horne Sing Your Life- Morrissey Banishment Spell- Unto Ashes Astronaut- Amanda Palmer Voodoo- Godsmack What Else is there?- Royksopp When your evil- Voltaire Hecate- Wendy Rule

To check out Devin's survey on ex-christian pagans and their relationship to their former faith visit:

http://tinyurl.com/7s57sa5

April 14, 2012

Modern Witch S3E12:Kellianna “The Ancient Ones”

Episode 12: Season Three

Singer/Songwriter and Goddess Kellianna joins us to discuss her new album, “The Ancient Ones.” We talk magic for new beginnings, count down our top five Kellianna tunes, and after our interview with Kellianna we listen to her new single, “The Ancient Ones.”

Links: Matt Venus Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/SpiritusArcanum Kellianna: www.Kellianna.com

Playlist

Theme: In the Circle by Hungry Lucy Neptune- SJ Tucker Secret Voyage- Blackmore’s Night Ossforras- The Moon and the Night Spirit Old Dance- Rasputina Warrior Queen- Kellianna Pele- Kellianna Stonehenge- Kellianna Lady Moon- Kellianna Aphrodite and Pan- Kellianna The Ancient Ones- Kellianna

April 7, 2012

Modern Witch S3E11: Full Moon

Devin’s full moon play-list, 10 things you can do now to add ecstatic practices to your path, and Alister Crowley invades.

Playlist

Intro- In the Circle- Hungry Lucy What Else is there?- Royksopp Howl- Florence and the Machine La Unica Excusa…- B-Tribe Ice- Sarah Maclachlin The Snake and the Moon- Faun Divine Twins- Thorn Coyle The End of Law- Bill Laswell Creator Destroyer- Wendy Rule Sinner’s Prayer- Sully Erna How Soon is Now?- The Smiths Alaric- Monica Richards Das Tor- Faun Space Child- Kan’nal Witchka- S.J. Tucker My Moon My Man- Feist The Silver Circle- Monica Richards This New Day- Kellianna

March 31, 2012

ModernWitchS3E10: Ecstatic Witchcraft prt2

In this episode we continue our discussion on Ecstatic Witchcraft and announce the release of Modern Witch Magazine Volume One.

Check us out on-line - www.modernwitchonline.com

March 24, 2012

ModernWitchS3E9: Ecstatic Witchcraft Prt1

In this episode we discuss Ecstatic Witchcraft- Entheogens and breathing techniques. Rowan does the play-list for this 2-parter.

March 21, 2012

ModernWitchS3E8

In this episode we discuss Crystals and child custody- yeah we went there.

1 Green Man- Magicfolk 3:18

2 Devon Dream- Emil Brynge 4:54

3 Within Hollows- Autumn Grieve 4:56

4 Dervish- The Changelings 8:43

5 Hypnos- (Beefcake Remix) Daemonia Nymphe 4:31

March 10, 2012

ModernWitchS3E7

In this episode Storm Faerywolf stops by to discuss the Iron Pentacle, we discuss the Bloodroot Honey Priestess tribe, Modern Witch Magazine, and Rowan gives us in site into studying with Laurie Cabot.

Devin’s Full Moon Play-list

In the Circle- Hungry Lucy

Rhiannon- Faun

Space Child- Kan’nal

Is this real?- Lisa Hall

The Maid and the Dragon- Kellianna

Desire Space (Remix)- Eat Your Guru

Chant of the Paladin- Dead Can Dance

Culture Clash- Indigo Spirit

Everyday Goddess- Celia

Everywhere- Bram Van 3000

Edge of the Ocean- Ivy

Bell, Book, and Candle- From The Motion Picture

Gypsy- Ronin Hardiman

We Go On- Monica Richards

Desire- Os Ovni

Witchcraft- Frank Sinatra

www.TheModernWitchPodcast.com

March 3, 2012

ModernWitchS3E6

In this episode we invite Reiki Master Teacher and High Priest Storm Faerywolf on to discuss the magick of Reiki and energy movement.

Play List

In the Circle- Hungry Lucy

Maksum Madness- Raquy and the Caveman

Were-Owl- SJ Tucker

Enter the Circle- Emerald Rose

Bell, books, and candles- Graeme Revell

Trouble in Shangrila- Stevie Nicks

Avalon- Sully Erna

Toncoyotica- Soriah

Muted Land- Monica Richards

Forgotten Worlds- Delerium

February 26, 2012

Modern Witch Panel @ Pantheacon 2012

At this year's Pantheacon in San Jose, Ca Devin hosted a panel on Politics,  Sexual discrimination, and Conflict management. The Panelists include: Jason Pitzl-Waters of The Wild Hunt, A Darker Shade of Pagan, and PNC, Yeshe Rabbit of CAYA coven and Way of the Rabbit Blog, Margot Adler - author of several books including Drawing Down the Moon and of NPR , and Storm Faerywolf of Witch-eye.

Special thanks to Sparrow of The Wigglian Way Podcast for recording the audio for us!

February 25, 2012

ModernWitchS3E5

We talk Pantheacon 2012, the Rite of the Bear Mother, and we discuss Totems and Spirit Animals.

This Episode’s Music

Larisa Stow & The Shakti tribe- Amma

Soriah- Borbak

The Moon and the Night spirit- Holdtanc

Kan’nal- Myth Magick

Wendy Rule- Wolf Sky

Blackmore’s Night- 25 years

Kellianna-Stonehenge

February 18, 2012

ModernWitchS3E4

In this episode we discuss what to do when you have a life changing event and you don't have a spiritual community to turn to. Join hosts Devin Hunter and Rowan Pendragon as they explore this intense topic.

Music

Elaine Silver- Burning Times Gypsy- A Hym to Morrigan Jenna Greene- Wild Earth Child Michelle Mays- Persephone Spiral Rhythm- Dance, My Children, Dance Velvet Hammer- Blessed be Wendy Rule- Live at the Castle on- Vasalisa

February 11, 2012

Episode 3 S3: Love Magick & Barry White

In Episode 3/Season 3 we discuss Love Magick: it's the weekend before valentines day and well... we had to. We talk why it doesn't work and how to MAKE it work! Devin declares Barry White the Patron Saint of Love making, Rowan ditches her own wedding for Lobowski-fest, and play one of the creepiest versions of tainted love EVER!

You're  The  First  The  Last My Everything -Barry White

Bitter Ruin- Beware

Love Show- Sky

Love Spell- Fiona Horne

Love Lies- SJ Tucker

Tainted Love- Hannah Peel

You Don't own me- Lesley Gore

I will follow you into the dark- Death cab for cutie

Anything for love- Meatloaf

Not Unusual- Tom Jones

January 28, 2012

Episode2S3: Bibles in Schools- Again?

This week on The Modern Witch, Devin and Rowan talk about the story that’s been in the news of a mother who has challenged her son’s school after Bibles were supposedly handed out to students during school hours. This leads into a discussion about what happens when Pagan and mainstream culture clash, including dealing with feelings of being persecuted or discriminated against because of one’s Pagan faith.

We also have some great music this week. Be sure to check out the artist’s websites!

Circle Casting by Fiona Horne (website) Pulse of the Earth by Hungry Lucy (website) God Thinks by Voltaire (website) Ice by Sarah Mclachlan (website) The Cave by Mumford & Sons (website) Sirena by Faun (website) Sorcerer by Stevie Nicks & Sheryl Crow (website)

Other links for this show: www.paganblogproject.com Lady Liberty League Yes to Bibles, No to Spell Books (FOX News Article) http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20120121/NEWS/301210018/School-Bible-giveaway-protester-reports-threats?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Frontpage

January 21, 2012

S3E1: Welcome back!

Join hosts Devin Hunter and Rowan Pendragon as we premier the first episode of season 3. With the new season comes some changes like- Hey did we mention we are now on PaganRadio.net? Oh yeah big changes indeed. Join us for great pagan music, magickal discussion, and more!

Modern Witch is back from the evil depths of Season 2: The Blog Talk Nightmare with a fresh new episode!

September 5, 2011

Episode19: Alaric Albertsson & EWF

We talk witchin it up True Blood style, Singer/Songwriter Kellianna joins us for an exciting EWF update, and Alaric Albertsson joins us as we discuss Saxxon Witchcraft! Music by Algir.

July 31, 2011

Episode18:Jason Pitzl-Waters

Jason Pitzl-Waters of The Wild Hunt Blog, A Darker Shade of Pagan, and The Pagan Newswire Collective joins us in the studio for a special look at the pagan on-line media scene. We talk about the need for a Pagan news source, his inspiration behind The Wild Hunt Blog, the ins and outs of pagan blogging, PNC and the growth of community media. Jason is truly an inspiration in our community.

July 7, 2011

Episode17: Christian Day

Episode 17 features Host Devin Hunter, an interview with Christian Day, and Magic from OZ with Gede Parma. Music by Love Split Love, and Florence and The Machine.

May 11, 2011

Episode16: Sasha Graham

Wow, what an episode! We have Tarot Diva Sasha Graham on the show to talk about her new book Tarot Diva which hits stores this month, we talk spirits with Gede Parma, and as always your witchy astro forecast for May 2011! Featured music by Friday night at the movies, Damonia Nymphe, and Kan'nal.

Follow me on Twitter @ModernWitchPC

Links:

www.youtube.com/modernwitchpodcast

www.Facebook.com/modernwitchpodcast

www.DevinHunter.net

www.SashaGraham.com

www.TheMysticDream.com

April 2, 2011

Episode 15:Crystal Blanton

In this episode we discuss pagan unity, interview Crystal Blanton about her new book Bridging the Gap, introduce a new segment with Gede Parma, and get one hell of a witchy astro forecast by Paul Bogle! This episode you will hear the music of Espers and Kan'nal!Special thanks to our sponsors The Mystic Dream!

Links to have:

e-mail me! Devin@devinhunter.net

www.modern-witch.com

www.unnamedpath.com

www.crystalblanton.com

www.themysticdream.com

March 9, 2011

Episode 14: Sharon Knight

Hey there witches! Episode 14 features singer/songwriter/Goddess of muse Sharon Knight, and a round table discussion on recent Dianic Tradition snafoos at the 2011 Pantheacon, Transgender people in the craft, pagan leadership, and community collaboration with special guest correspondent Ms. Rabbit Matthews of CAYA! Music by Sharon Knight and Pandemonaeon, Show Theme by Hungary Lucy.

February 2, 2011

Episode 13: Minisode

We talk the new astrological signs and lucid dreaming with Paul Bogle, Love spells, and Pantheacon! Music by Fiona Horne and The Wicker Man!

January 4, 2011

Episode 12: Alex Mar (Director of American Mystic)

Episode 12 is live with an amazing interview with Alex Mar, director of the featured independent film  American Mystic. American Mystic is the first film of its kind in that it depicts real pagan practices in a positive light. We have a round-table discussion with Storm Faerywolf, and S.J. Tucker's Were-owl off her latest album- Mischief!

December 1, 2010

Episode 11: Judika Illes

What's up Wyatches? Episode 11 with Judika Illes is live! We talk about evangelical extremism and the "green dragon", the big bang, witch burnings in Ghana, interview Judika Illes, and catch up on this months Witchy astro forecast by Paul Bogle!   Music provided by S.J. Tucker - Fire Birds Child, and Hungry Lucy - In the circle. This is a can't miss episode!

November 3, 2010

Episode 10: Gede Parma

Gede Parma stops by for an interview and we talk about being a young pagan author, we discuss the new show website, Christine O'donnell, beer, and twelve days of give-a-ways!

September 2, 2010

Episode 9: James Jacob Pierri

Hello Modern Witches!

In this Episode we talk spiritual households with Storm Faerywolf, and Chas Bogan, Discuss Goddess worship and Rockstardom with James Jacob Pierri, have a magical money minute, and we unveil the information for the 2010 Earth Warriors Festival! Such a great show!

August 2, 2010

Episode 8: Celia

Hey all you Modern Witches! Episode 8 is jam packed full of all your hopes and needs! We have a witchy round table with Storm Faerywolf and Chas Bogan where we discuss taking money for magical services and terms of the trade! I interview Celia about her involvement in pagan rights, and her new album Carry me home, and as always Paul Bogle dishes up a healthy portion of your witchy-astrology forecast! Baten down those hatches, find your brooms, and light your glade no flame candles.... You're about to listen to The Modern Witch Podcast!

LINKS

www.Celiaonline.com

www.Astro-counselor.com

www.Devinhunter.net

www.Faerywolf.com

www.themysticdream.com

July 2, 2010

Episode 7: Hyperion

We interview Rev. Hyperion of the Unnamed Path, discuss about the crazy in paganism, and devliver this months witchy horoscopes!

May 27, 2010

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May 1, 2010

Episode 6: Christopher Penczak

HAPPY BELTANE!

Hey guys! Hope you enjoy this episode - this is the first episode with the new format! In this episode we talk Beltane in relation to modern witches, Devin interviews author, priest, and teacher Christopher Pencak, and James Jacob Pierri of Auset Gypsy.com delivers your May witchy horoscopes! Stick around: lots of May Day music, and plenty to talk about around the water cooler at the next circle!

Love, Light, and ALL THAT JAZZ!

Your host,

Devin Hunter

April 27, 2010

Episode 5: David Wood

Episode 5

Hello dear listeners! In episode 5 we discuss Mercury retrograde and its influence on us, and what we can do to avoid catastrophe during a retrograde, and later in the hour we sit down with singer/songwriter/producer and priest David Wood about his music and his new project!

We have an AWESOME show so stay tuned!

www.DavidWoodMusic.com

www.TheMysticDream.com

www.DevinHunter.net

April 20, 2010

Episode 4: Heather Killen & Kenny Klein

Hey all you modern witch listeners! Here is episode4! We interview Heather Killen and Kenny Klein!