When Seeing Isn't Believing
A long as we've had screens, magicians have used them to share their work, and audiences have questioned what they're seeing.
'Residency,' Today's Comic by Mark Wang
After getting shipwrecked, a magical man questions his ability to create.
Utah Doom Duo Eagle Twin Are Apocalyptic Mythmakers
Stream the SLC doomsayers' new album, 'The Thundering Heard,' and dig into its naturalistic, literary-inspired mythos.
Carleton University Is Looking for a Magic Studies Professor
The school recently opened applications for a new chair of “conjuring arts.”
Is an Urban Legend About Meteors Causing People to Kill Themselves In Indonesia?
The myth of the pulung gantung still holds a powerful, and deadly, sway over the people of Gunung Kidul.
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David Copperfield Accused of Drugging and Sexually Assaulting Teen Model
Brittney Lewis said the magician invited her to a show when she was 17 and then slipped something in her drink before attacking her.
The Victorian Occultist Accused of Killing Men With Her Mind
Pioneering feminist and animal rights campaigner Anna Kingsford was one of the 19th century's most remarkable women. Then she was charged with using black magic to murder two vivisectionists.
You Can Buy the Spirits of Dead Children on eBay
Meet the people who sell "haunted dolls" on the platform.
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A Brief Timeline of Magic in Music
From Welsh witches to ambient incantations via David Bowie's goblin leggings.
The Film Shedding Light on the Modern-Day Witch Hunts in Zambia
Rungano Nyoni’s debut film, "I Am Not A Witch," was the talk of Cannes. She explains how she used satire to depict the struggles of a child accused of witchcraft.
The UN Will Hold Its First Meeting to Discuss Witchcraft-Related Violence
Every year, thousands of people are accused of witchcraft and face persecution, abuse, and even death. Now the United Nations is organizing to defend victims of witch hunts.
Magical Group Show Puts the "Art" in "Dark Arts"
'Season of the Witch' will make you believe.