WITCHES

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Dozens of Brooklyn 'Antifa Witches' Are Planning to Put a 'Hex' on Kavanaugh

Armed with coffin nails, effigies, and dirt from a graveyard, they'll be casting a spell "all about causing suffering"—just in time for Halloween!
Drew Schwartz
10.15.18
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
witch hunts

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

"I get distressed because I think people don’t understand the history"
Manisha Krishnan
8.2.17
magic

Witches Tell Us How They’re Making Magic Political

On feminism, environmentalism, and anti-Trump spells.
Mica Lemiski
3.15.17
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
Comics!

'Cosy Corner,' Today's Comic by Dame Darcy

Dame Darcy draws a comic in which her characters throw a wild Addams Family-type party! Hilarity and gothic hi-jinks ensue!
DAME DARCY
12.8.16
Stuff

'The Love Witch' Is Campy Horror That Feminist Cinema Needs

We spoke to director Anna Biller about killing off men and keeping aesthetics kitsch.
Kate Loftus O'Brien
11.12.16
Op-Ed

Season of the Witch: Why Music Needs Magical Women Like Stevie Nicks

From witch matriarch Stevie Nicks to Grimes, Florence, and HAIM, these women all use magical, feminine imagery to reassert their confidence.
Jill Krajewski
10.27.16
Stuff

The Satanic Temple Opened Its New Headquarters in Salem

The New England town has come to nurture a culture that is far more inclusive and tolerant of fringe religions than its reputation might suggest.
Leyland DeVito
9.24.16
Comics!

'Ancient Flames,' Today's Comic by Michel Esselbrügge

Two men find love at a witch burning/slave auction that turns chaotic.
Michel Esselbrügge
8.14.16
megg mogg and owl

'We Built This Kitty on Rock 'n' Roll,' Today's Comic by Simon Hanselmann

Megg is in a playful mood, but Mogg just wants to sleep.
Simon Hanselmann
7.6.16
Film

How 'The Craft' Realized the Power of Teen Girls and Made Witchcraft Cool

On its 20th anniversary, we look back at the 1996 cult classic that helped make witchcraft mainstream and inundated covens with curious teenage girls.
Hannah Ewens
5.3.16
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