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The Black Flame Society Podcast

Gather 'round and join two of the world's biggest Hocus Pocus fans as we discuss all things Halloween and HP, including news, merchandise, behind the scenes info, those pesky deleted scenes and much, much more!

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The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 28: Our Thanksgiving Special
Join Ally and Wil as they kick off season 2 and celebrate Thanksgiving! We discuss Hocus Pocus 2 deleted scenes and some newly released merchandise, including the HP2 soundtrack. Hear Ally quiz Wil on his Thanksgiving side dish knowledge, discuss traditions in the US and the UK, and hear us pay tribute to an honorary member of The Black Flame Society who we lost earlier this fall. Happy Thanksgiving!
41:14 11/19/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 27: Season One Finale!
Join Wil and Ally for their season one finale of The Black Flame Society! We discuss Wil’s trip to America, his surprise wedding, and all of our adventures running amuck in Salem and Connecticut. Make sure to stay through the end to hear some Hocus Pocus news, plans for season two and the rest of 2022 for the podcast, and a blooper reel of some of our best mess ups from season one. Thank you all for an incredible first season!
43:21 11/04/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 26: An Interview with Taylor Paige Henderson
Join Wil And Ally for a special Sunday episode of The Black Flame Society where they sit down and chat with Taylor Paige Henderson who portrayed Young Winifred in Hocus Pocus 2. Hear Taylor share some of her favorite memories from set, how she got the gig of Young Winnie, and more about this young rising star.
14:06 10/30/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 25: The Halloween Special!
Join Wil and Ally who recorded together in person for the first time to celebrate Halloween 2022! Tune in to hear spooky stories, fall snack taste tests, some of our favorite traditions and memories, and Happy Halloween messages and wishes from past guests and Hocus Pocus cast members. Happy Halloween from The Black Flame Society!
40:02 10/26/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 24: An Interview with Doug Jones
Join Wil and Ally for an interview with Doug Jones, the one and only Billy Butcherson. We discuss Doug's favorite parts of playing Billy, his memories of filming Hocus Pocus and Hocus Pocus 2, his other projects, and a bunch of other fun stories.
39:49 10/19/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 23: Hocus Pocus 2 Review!
Join Wil and Ally as they breakdown the long awaited Hocus Pocus 2. We discuss our thoughts and opinions, answer questions about the movie, and discuss where we believe the HP universe will go from here – Sequel? Prequel? Will we ever see the Sanderson Sisters again? Hear our answers to that and more in this week's extended episode!
65:24 10/12/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 22: A Sit Down with Heath McNease
Join Ally for a sit down with musician Heath McNease who created the album Sad Songs Inspired by the Film Hocus Pocus. Heath discusses his love for Salem, Hocus Pocus, and performs an on the spot Halloween and HoPo inspired freestyle with words provided by all of you!
30:22 10/09/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 21: The Black Flame Society Runs Amuck in NYC
Join Wil and Ally as they recap their amazing experience attending the Hocus Pocus 2 premiere in New York City! Hear us meet for the first time, coverage of the big day, and a bunch more.
41:37 10/05/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 20: Hocus Pocus 2 Speculation
Join Wil & Ally for their last episode prior to Hocus Pocus 2 being released! They discuss their theories, potential sequels and spinoffs, and hopes for the release. Also, HP2 news and Halloween news!
28:08 09/28/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 19: An Interview with Derek “DBone” Reckley of DBone and The Remains.
Join Wil & Ally for a special episode of The Black Flame Society featuring an interview with Derek “DBone” Reckley of DBone and The Remains. You may know their hit song “Happy Halloween” from the Netflix movie Hubie Halloween, but you will be even more excited to hear what they’re up to next and how it is directly related to Hocus Pocus 2!
18:30 09/25/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 18: An Interview With Tony Gardner
Join Wil & Ally as they sit down with special guest, Tony Gardner. As a makeup effects designer, special effects makeup artist, and animatronic cat effects artist for Hocus Pocus, Tony has plenty of fun stories to share. Hear about how Hocus Pocus was originally much darker, how Binx came to life, stories of Doug Jones as Billy Butcherson, and how excited Tony is to be returning to Hocus Pocus 2 as the makeup effects department head and designer.
65:29 09/21/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 17: Hocus Pocus 2 Full Trailer Breakdown
Join Wil and Ally for this emergency episode of The Black Flame Society where they discuss and breakdown the newly released full length trailer for Hocus Pocus 2! We also discuss the new HP2 posters, some new merchandise, and your weekly Halloween news.
44:28 09/11/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 16: An Interview With Steve Voboril aka Elijah!
Join Wil and Ally as they chat with special guest Steve Voboril, who played the one and only Elijah in Hocus Pocus. Hear some of Steve’s fun behind the scenes stories, how he was cast in the movie, and his attempt at redeeming his character. Will he succeed at making us Team Elijah?
40:40 08/31/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 15: Hocus Pocus And The All New Sequel Book
Join Ally and Wil as we discuss the Hocus Pocus and the All New Sequel book. We also talk about new Hocus Pocus products coming soon, Hocus Pocus 2 updates, Halloween news and more!
37:03 08/24/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 14: Taste Testing Trivia!
Join Ally and Wil for a fun competitive episode where we try different British and American snacks and test each other on our knowledge of Hocus Pocus! We also have our usual Hocus Pocus 2 and Halloween updates too.
46:16 08/17/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 13: Merchandise Part 2
Join Ally and Wil in the second part of our ongoing series of merchandise episodes. In this episode we discuss all of the recently released official Hocus Pocus merchandise, which includes our first sequel product finds. We also have our weekly updates on Hocus Pocus 2 and Halloween news too!
46:05 08/10/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 12: Salem, Witch Trials and Hocus Pocus!
Join Ally and Wil as they discuss locations in Salem that are also featured in Hocus Pocus, The Salem Witch Trials and more. We also have Hocus Pocus 2 and Halloween news too!
43:52 08/03/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 11: 29 Years of Hocus Pocus!
Join Wil and Ally as they celebrate 29 years of Hocus Pocus! We discuss a brief history of Hocus Pocus, it's upcoming 30th anniversary, answer listener questions and more! We've also got Hocus Pocus and Halloween news too!
45:09 07/20/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 10: An Interview with David Kirschner Part 2
Join Wil and Ally in Episode 10 for the conclusion of their chat with Hocus Pocus creator David Kirschner. Hear David discuss his ideas for Hocus Pocus 3, where Max, Allison & Dani are now, and learn if Jay and Ice escaped from their cages. Also hear about how David landed his first movie deal with Steven Spielberg and his upcoming projects, including one he started with Michael Jackson.
71:48 07/13/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 9: The Music of Hocus Pocus
Join Ally and Wil in Episode 9 where we talk all about the music of Hocus Pocus! We discuss James Horner's involvement, John Debney's incredible work on the original film and its upcoming sequel, the cancelled song by Roxette and more. We also have Hocus Pocus product and Midsummer Scream news too!
40:18 07/06/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 8.5: David Kirschner Update and Hocus Pocus 2 Teaser Trailer
Join Ally and Wil in Episode 8.5 where we give an update on David Kirschner and when you can expect part two of their interview with him. For HP2 news, the official teaser trailer has dropped from Disney! Listen as they give their reaction to the trailer and their initial thoughts to seeing the Sanderson Sisters back on screen together!
29:57 06/29/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 8: An Interview with David Kirschner Part 1
Join Ally and Wil in Episode 8 where we are also joined by our first guest! We had the pleasure of sitting down with Hocus Pocus creator, producer, writer and all around extraordinary human being, David Kirschner. We discuss Hocus Pocus, it’s sequel and some of his other projects too!
54:47 06/22/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 7: Rumours, Sequels and Hocus Pocus 2
Join Ally and Wil in Episode 7 where they discuss all of the rumoured Hocus Pocus projects over the years. This includes the rumoured tv remake, Hocus Pocus Rise of the Elderwitch and more. They also share this years Hocus Pocus 2 updates and Halloween news too!
48:48 06/08/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 6: The Original Novel
Join Ally and Wil in Episode 6 where they discuss the original 1993 Hocus Pocus teen novel by Todd Strasser. The novel contains some of the deleted scenes that were filmed, along with scenes that were in the original script but never made it to screen and more. They also share Hocus Pocus 2 details and updates on the upcoming Spirit Halloween movie too!
56:36 06/01/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 5: Specials and Fan Projects
Join Ally and Wil in Episode 5 where they discuss special events that have happened over the last 29 years. These include the 20th and 25th Anniversary celebrations, In Search of The Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover and the short but sweet online series, The Brew! We also share some of our favourite fan projects, discuss the newly announced Hocus Pocus 2 release date and share some of our favourite reveals from this years Funkoween.
51:03 05/25/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 4: Deleted Scenes
Join Ally and Wil in Episode 4 where we discuss heaps of deleted scenes that were shown in original trailers and tv spots, included on the 25th Anniversary Blu Ray and even those that were in the original 1992 shooting script! We also discuss a potentially leaked Hocus Pocus 2 release date and updates on new Halloween products from Spirit Halloween and Home Depot!
51:28 05/18/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 3: History
Join Ally and Wil as they discuss the history of their favourite film, from the very early development when it was under a different name, right through to casting, filming and the Summer release. They'll also be discussing more Hocus Pocus 2 details, along with news on the return of Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, the new Haunted Mansion movie from Disney and more.
51:48 05/04/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 2: Merchandise
Join Wil and Ally as they discuss their favourite pieces of Hocus Pocus merchandise, scheduled 2022 releases, and memorabilia. Also, HP2 cast and release date speculation, coverage of the recently announced Spirit Halloween movie coming this fall, how we leaked our own first episode, and a giveaway!
52:22 04/27/2022
The Black Flame Society Podcast Episode 1: Meet Your Hosts!
In the inaugural episode of The Black Flame Society, meet your hosts Ally and Wil! Learn about their love for Halloween and Hocus Pocus, some of their favorite fall memories, and their hopes for TBFSP.
44:37 04/15/2022