The Witches Are Coming: Witchcraft, Misogyny, Politics, Gurnin’ & NI…

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By Dr Victoria McCollum, Researcher & Educator: Cinematic Arts, Ulster University, Magee (Derry)  Widespread social interest in the supernatural, mystical, and magical is alive and well today. In fact, the COVID-19 pandemic has served as a booster for supernatural belief, especially witchcraft and magic. A challenging and uncertain present, coupled to an unknown, scary future has sent us in droves to seek the divinatory prowess of mediums and fortune-tellers. And easier than ever before, one can book a fall-equinox ritual …

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