WITCHES

Sex

Witches Allegedly Stole Penises and Kept Them as Pets in the Middle Ages

According to a 15th century guide to detecting and eradicating witchcraft, witches were capable of making penises vanish—and some even kept them in nests and fed them oats.
Callie Beusman
7.16.19
Photos

Spellbinding Photos of Witches at Work in Romania

Witchcraft is big business in the Eastern European country, and photographer Lucia Sekerková​ has documented its magical rise for seven years.
Isaine Blatry
4.3.19
Love Bites

A Witch's Guide to Cord Cutting, the Simple Ritual to Get Over Your Ex

Your step-by-step guide to a ritual that will help you let go of your ex, heal, and meet someone new.
Sophie Saint Thomas
2.24.19
Premieres

New Zealand Witch Rockers Hex Are Here to Curse the Patriarchy

Stream the eldritch trio's new album, 'The Hill Temple,' which blends doom, psych, and riot grrrl into a divine manifestation of feminine rage.
Kim Kelly
2.13.18
occult

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.
Dee Cunning
1.7.18
witchcraft

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.
Sirin Kale
10.20.17
occult art

Magical Group Show Puts the "Art" in "Dark Arts"

'Season of the Witch' will make you believe.
Beverly Bryan
8.4.17
witch hunts

We Asked Witches How They Feel About People Using the Term ‘Witch Hunt’

"I get distressed because I think people don’t understand the history"
Manisha Krishnan
8.3.17
exhibitions

London's Royal Academy of Arts Gets Witchy for Summer

One of Britain’s oldest arts institutions embraces pagan traditions in celebration of its Summer Exhibition.
Catherine Chapman
6.21.17
occult art

Enter the Dark Scandinavian Wilderness with "Witch in the Woods" Artist Darby Lahger

Lahger’s mystical work conjures images of isolation, tragedy, freedom, and escape.
Kelsey Lannin
3.8.17
Photos

Photos of Drunk Witches Racing Each Other Down A Snowy Alpine Slope

People will come up with anything to attract tourism to their town.
Philippe Stalder
1.27.17
Art

Sick of Censorship, Artists Launch a "Witchsy" Online Market

Meet the merchants freeing e-commerce, one NSFW enamel pin at a time.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
12.27.16
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