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Oct 23, 2019

For Julia, nothing says Halloween quite like Hocus Pocus. For Amanda... she’s never seen it. Shocker. We dive into the Salem-inspired Disney Halloween classic, fall in love with Binx, question how a musical number could happen, and dream of a New England Halloween. 

This week, Julia recommends Folk Magic and Healing by Fez Inkwright.

Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about kidnapping, child endangerment/death, hanging, burning, animal death, sexual harassment, and mind control. 



- Skillshare is an online learning community where you can learn—and teach—just about anything. Visit to get two months of Skillshare Premium for free! This week Julia recommends “Writing for Online Engagement: Fiction in a Digital World”

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- Angel Mage, the newest standalone fantasy novel from Garth Nix. 


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Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, a production collective of indie audio professionals. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.