'Don't Wake the Night' Tackles Morality Better Than Any AAA Game
Inspired by Paraguayan folklore, it's a game about the intersection of community and consequences.
The Real Legend of Mongfind, the Witch-Queen Who Inspired Halloween
A direct descendent of Samhain is the spooky reason for the season.
Screw Santa Claus and Celebrate Befana, Italy's Kidnapping Christmas Witch
Say "ciao" to the Yuletide legend who rides a broom and brings naughty kids to her cannibal husband for dinner.
The Enduring Allure of Baba Yaga, an Ancient Swamp Witch Who Loves to Eat People
Baba Yaga is a fearsome character from Russian folklore who lives in a hut that walks on chicken legs, and either cannibalizes her visitors or offers them help. In recent years, she's become a sort of aspirational figure on the Internet.
A VFX Artist Couple Shot an Amazing DIY Fantasy Film in Their Own Home
Visual effects artists Tran Ma and Miguel Ortega’s fantasy film ‘The Ningyo’ is a cinematic feat of digital and practical effects imagination.
Illustrator Jose Mertz Revives Monsters from Japanese Mythology
Japanese mythological creatures get a second life in Jose Mertz’s artworks.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
Hauntingly Beautiful Ophelia Paintings Seduce You From Beneath the Water’s Surface
Kari-Lise Alexander’s immaculately-painted ladies succumb to their watery fate.
Become One With Nature in These Flora and Fauna Paintings
A Spanish artist lead us through a tour of the natural splendor.
[Premiere] Animated Short Explores Modern Day Xenophobia Through Japanese Folklore
The Mixtape Club collaborated with an acclaimed children’s book author to bring you ‘The Snow Girl.’
Meet the Illustrator Who Puts Algae on Paper
Using algae and gouache, artist Katharine Rutter explores the self and fairy tales through imaginative illustrations.
Classic Fables Get a Colorful Twist in Caitlin McDonagh’s Illustrations
These gilded illustrations tell us about a playful and surreal world.
Immersive Scottish Theater Teleports People to Hell
'The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart' combines Celtic folklore and Kylie Minogue.