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Three family members embroiled in wildly divergent traditions gather in one room to discuss, debate, and flat-out argue about their magical, mythical, and mundane lives. Also, there's a microphone.

Three family members embroiled in wildly divergent traditions gather in one room to discuss, debate, and flat-out argue about their magical, mythical, and mundane lives. Also, there's a microphone.


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Three family members embroiled in wildly divergent traditions gather in one room to discuss, debate, and flat-out argue about their magical, mythical, and mundane lives. Also, there's a microphone.




Episode 104: Kitten Trails

Car, Gwyn, and Ode vamp for an hour without a topic, touching on such subjects as the wildlife in their yard, Ode's newest tarot deck (https://imgur.com/a/doSdtkg), and cosmetics glamours.


Episode 103: Storytelling: Underworlds

Car, Gwyn, and Ode tell the tales of The Original Himbo, Thanks (Sarcastically), and The Return of the Murder Harp.


Episode 102: Cartomancy

Car, Gwyn, and Ode cover some of the basic card-based divination devices, go into some detail on how to learn and practice cartomancy, and share their favourite card reading spreads.


Episode 101: Beyond Blood: Non-Traditional Ancestors

Car, Gwyn, and Ode continue discussing ancestor veneration, and in the process ask several questions that they don't have answers to.


Episode 100: Drunk Divination Party

Car, Gwyn, and Ode celebrate our 100th episode with another Drunk Divination-- this time with guests! Sarenth Odinson is a Northern Tradition Spirit Worker, co-host of the Around Grandfather Fire podcast, and can be reached at sarenth @ gmail.com, or on his blog https://sarenth.wordpress.com/ or patreon https://www.patreon.com/sarenthodinsson Jackie Mercer is a professional bone reader and pagan clergy, and can be reached revjmercer @ gmail.com, or on their website...


Episode 099: Initiations

Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss secular and religious initiations, formal and solitary initiations, and what the psychological effects of an initiation are on the participant.


Episode 098: Our Community: Stan Nunn

Stan Nunn discusses with Car, Gwyn, and Ode what it means to be black in America, what steps must be taken for real change to occur, and how we in the Pagan community must take part in the conversation toward unity as humans. Pagan Pathways Temple (http://www.paganpathwaystemple.org/) We apologize for the delay in uploading this post due to illness and technical difficulties, and for the poor quality of the host's portion of the conversation with Stan Nunn. Thankfully, his voice is very...


Episode 097: Magical Art

Car, Gwyn, and Ode talk about different forms of art, the experience of art as magic and vice versa, and incorporating art more intentionally into one's practice. Also there's a whole digression about Buffy the Vampire Slayer in the middle.


Episode 096: Death and Rebirth

Gwyn and Ode (without Car, due to migraine) talk about modern Western death culture, the discomfort people experience about death, funerary rituals, reincarnation, and what qualifies as a rebirth.


Episode 095: Protest

Car, Gwyn, and Ode talk about George Floyd and other black people murdered by police in the United States, good protest practices, and magical protection for resistance. Anti-Racism Resources: https://tinyurl.com/yd63r2xd Resources for Accountability and Actions for Black Lives: bit.ly/BlackLivesAction Protest Safety Infographic: https://twitter.com/69Ddaeng/status/1266824828931026944 Learn from the Hong Kong Protestors:...


Episode 094: Our Community: Jason Mankey... 2!

Car, Gwyn, and Ode have a pretty directionless chat with Jason Mankey on a range of topics, including his recent and upcoming books, his truthful and satirical renderings of sabbat history, the need for more continuity of pagan history in general, and whatever else happens to come up.


Episode 093: Spiritualism and Theosophy

Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the origins of Spiritualism and Theosophy, as well as recounting Gwyn's experience in a Spiritualist church.


Episode 092: Glossary

Car, Gwyn, and Ode bicker about the definitions of common pagan terms in an attempt to be helpful, and also complain at length about words they don't like.


Episode 091: Spirit Guides and Familiars

Car, Gwyn, and Ode dicuss the nebulous origins of the modern spirit guide, the witch trial origins of familiar spirits, what the difference is, whether it matters, and if these are even useful categories to talk about.


Episode 090: Elements and Elementals

Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss various elemental systems, various elemental spirits, and lightly roast Paracelsus.


Episode 089: Our Community: Gwion Raven

Car, Gwyn, and Ode talk with Gwion Raven, author of The Magick of Food (https://www.amazon.com/Magick-Food-Rituals-Offerings-Together/dp/0738760854), about food history, the mythology of food, and the innate magic of food. You'll be very hungry at the end of this episode. Gwion Raven (https://www.gwionraven.com/) - Website The Witches Next Door (https://www.patheos.com/blogs/thewitchesnextdoor/) - Patheos Pagan Blog


Episode 088: Working With Dark Deities

Gwyn and Ode discuss dark deities and why that's a stupid category that we should get rid of. All deities have aspects of light and dark, so why should we limit them?


Episode 087: Our Community: Misha Magdalene

Car, Gwyn, and Ode have a socially distant interview with Misha Magdalene about... just kind of whatever we feel like talking about, to be honest. Topics include queer inclusion in pagan community, Chuck Tingle, and DnD. Bonus-- Misha and friends sing a song in honor of Chuck Tingle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThKJagAhyDc


Episode 086: Our Community: Lilith Dorsey

Car, Gwyn, and Ode have a (socially distant!) interview with Lilith Dorsey about her May 1st book Orishas, Goddesses, and Voodoo Queens. Also included is A COVID-19 Admonition (Explicit) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0-2XxgHIXk), with lyrics by Chris Franklin, composed and performed by Robert E. Kelly, and played in its entirety with permission. Episode Links 3 Pagans and a Cat | Discord (https://discordapp.com/invite/ENF867k) 3 Pagans and a Cat | Facebook...


Episode 085: Trancework

Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss different levels of trance, uses for trance states, and induction methods.