Why does popular culture portray a witch’s favorite mode of transport as a broom?
I always thought the very idea of riding on a broomstick was utterly bizarre and it looked incredibly uncomfortable. Plus, it did not help my perception much that modern culture tends to “Sexualize” this iconic symbol of Halloween. So, I turned to the almighty internet to do some research. Well, it turns out that there might be a reason for the overt sexualization of witches riding broomsticks. Click on the link below to read a NSFW explanation. I am still chuckling as I type this up. Enjoy!
“Why Do Witches Ride Brooms? (NSFW) – You’re never going to look at sweeping the same way again.” By Megan Garber on October 31, 2013
True or False? No idea, but I am still chuckling. *SIGH*
More on the subject of brooms and their witches: “A Bewitching History: Why Witches Ride Broomsticks” By Megan Gannon October 30, 2013