Why We Love Witches: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

By | 2017-07-12T00:12:22+00:00 January 13th, 2010|Categories: Origins Of The Witch|Tags: , |

Witches are a permanent part of pop culture. They pop up in everything from fairy tales to horror movies. Witches can be good or bad, but usually, they are bad. And the uglier they are, the more we love them.  Witches come in many different types of ugly but, they need to have at least

Why Witches Are Associated with Halloween

By | 2017-07-12T00:17:36+00:00 September 11th, 2009|Categories: Origins Of The Witch|Tags: , , , |

The image of a witch dressed in black with a big pointy hat riding a broomstick is an iconic Halloween image.  But why are witches so closely associated with Halloween? There are a lot of reasons why the image of the evil witch became associated with Halloween, and most of them are rooted in Middle