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.
'Cursed Coconuts' Are Yet Again Implicated in Maldivian Election Tampering
Four men were arrested this week under allegations that they had used black magic to influence the election process.
Doom Metal 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.”
I Moved to the Jungle to Become a 'Contemporary Witch'
We spoke to Sarah Wu, who set up the Village Witches area at Costa Rica's spiritual four-day music event, Envision Festival.
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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.
You Can Buy the Spirits of Dead Children on eBay
Meet the people who sell "haunted dolls" on the platform.
Objectively Correct Lists
A Brief Timeline of Magic in Music
From Welsh witches to ambient incantations via David Bowie's goblin leggings.
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"
The Tory-DUP Deal Proves the Magic Money Tree Is Real
Money has always been based on the dark arts.
That Time the CIA Investigated a Magician to See if Magic Was Real
A video with illusionist Uri Geller spawned dozens of pages of follow-up reports in the CIA about whether magic was real, and if so, how to harness it for espionage.
Inside China’s First Magic Bar
At Blackstone Magic Bar in Shanghai, visitors drink Houdini-inspired cocktails while watching world-renowned magicians perform close-up magic tricks.