Some call it "Backwoods Magic". Others say, "Hillfolk Hoodoo," "Mountain Conjure", or just "the Work."
Whatever you call it, it is the enduring folk magic that haunts the hollers and lingers within the misty slopes of the Appalachian mountains.
Join us as we explore the wonder and rich tradition of practiced Appalachian folk Magic, as well as the fascinating (yet often overlooked) folklore and history of the region.
Also.. Jeremy survives the break, Jon ruins the Sixth Sense, and Chris tries trivia!
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BOOK SOURCE: Backwoods Witchcraft – Conjure and Folklore From Appalachia – Jake Richards
TIMESTAMPS: 05:30 | Folkloric magic of different regions 06:17 | Where is Appalachia exactly? 08:28 | Mixing of cultural magic, New Orleans VS Appalachia 11:52 | Moon-Eyed People of the Cherokee - Inner Earth People? 13:08 | Diving into the Backwoods Witchcraft and Magic of Appalachia 14:34 | Devilry in Appalachia - Devil Monkeys, Devil's Run, Devil's Looking Glass 15:00 | Listing various monsters, creatures and cryptids of Appalachia 15:48 | What is Appalachian Folk Magic? Where does it come from (READING) 17:57 | Roots of the Craft and it's regional branching out 18:21 | Biblical magic - structural spell structure of "the Work" 20:22 | Light VS dark: balance and justice in Appalachian magic 22:13 | Jake Richards (Author) - Magic in the family and tradition (READING) 24:35 | Magical gifts of Appalachia - The Sight, Dreams True 26:26 | Origins of American folk magic (READING) 28:27 | Hot Foot Powder | Magic to get people to leave you alone 30:25 | How to Protect Haints: Lost souls, spirits and demons 35:02 | Let's play "Name that Appalachian Folk Magic!!" 49:44 | Terms of the Hollar 55:00 | Working with the Dead (Reading) 57:17 | Broken-hearted Spirits cause illness in the living 1:01:03 | The lone Rider of Devils run 1:05:15 | Happy Birthday, Jacob! 🎂 1:06:10 | Stinger for Brianna 1:08:00 | More to Explore! 1:09:13 | New Patron Thank You's! 1:12:00 | A positive message from the Hole