Ep 349 Brandon Weston - A Chat About Ozark Folk Magic


This week Roe flies solo with no co-host and welcomes Brandon Weston to about his book Ozark Folk Magic: Plants, Prayers &Healing. We take a deep dive into the practices, history, and traditions of the dying art of Appalachian magic. We discuss Brandon's journey to becoming a practitioner, The different types of folk magic, What is a Yarb Doctor? What is a Witch Master? How did these traditions evolve? Why are they making a comeback with the younger generations, Are you born with the "gift" or can it be learned? Redneck wizard battles!?!, Magical illness and physical Illness, The rules to practicing this magic, And sooooo much more. Closing music for the show: All Them Witches- Hares On The Mountain.

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