Free Will, Witches, Murder, and Macbeth, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 409

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and today we’ll be discussing Macbeth. Some people… …call it the Scottish play or the Bard’s play because allegedly, back in the 17th century a coven of witches cursed the play to punish Shakespeare for including their spells. But that’s just not credible. So I’m going […]

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The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya’s Women-Only Village

The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya’s Women-Only Village

– I’m trying to do like, a 2-foot skank, and it is not dropping- woah! I’ve never felt so white in my life. Amongst the Samburu tribes of northern Kenya, where the desert merges with the foothills of Mount Kenya, women have been living under a harsh patriarchal system for as long as they can […]

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How Pop Culture Has Shaped The Definition of Witches

How Pop Culture Has Shaped The Definition of Witches

– Undeniably, the notion of witches has been tied to the celebration of Halloween since the very beginning. In fact, Halloween itself has its roots in the ancient Gaelic celebration of Samhain, a pagan holiday that marked the beginning of the darker half of the year. It was believed, by some, that this was a […]

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