Back to the Future: The Brilliant Witches in Bewitched
Witches are better than you and I. Well, popular culture witches, anyway. The “real” ones, the ones at local county fairs who are too thin with the inevitable red hair, and the ones in cities with their own tarot reading studio are, admittedly, a bit mystifying. But the television witches and the movie witches are amazing. When we are not busy being more than a little afraid of these powerful women—after all, who wishes to cross the Wicked Witch of the West in Oz, or the Blair Witch?—we want to be like them. Who would not want to control flying monkeys, command armies, terrify campers, alter time and space, materialize needed objects from thin air, and fly?
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