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When Seeing Isn't Believing

As long as we've had screens, magicians have used them to share their work, and audiences have questioned what they're seeing.
Eric Thurm
3.11.19
entertainment

Lakeith Stanfield and Flying Lotus Are Making a Bonkers Netflix Anime

The streaming service just announced 'Yasuke,' a magic samurai robot anime, along with four other titles including 'Pacific Rim' and 'Altered Carbon.'
Beckett Mufson
11.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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
Comics!

'Residency,' Today's Comic by Mark Wang

After getting shipwrecked, a magical man questions his ability to create.
Mark Wang
8.24.18
Comics!

'Enlightened Metalheads,' Today's Comic by Pedro D'Apremont's

A bunch of metalheads discover an enchanted record that transforms them into hipsters.
Pedro D'Apremont
4.5.18
University

A Canadian University Is Looking for a Magic Studies Professor

The school recently opened applications for a new chair of "conjuring arts."
Neil McArthur
3.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
Drew Schwartz
1.25.18
CAPITALISM

Meet the People Selling Haunted Dolls on eBay

$50 for the soul of a dead child? What a steal!
Luke Winkie
1.3.18
Comics!

'Coconut,' Today's Comic by Leslie Stein

One of the patrons at Leslie's bar tells her about some of the things he sees while working behind the scenes of a kids show.
Leslie Stein
8.14.17
occult art

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

'Season of the Witch' will make you believe.
Beverly Bryan
8.3.17
Comics!

'Magic Symbol,' Today's Comic by Robin Vehrs

When two friends disagree over what a magic symbol really is, one goes in search for the true meaning.
Robin Vehrs
7.28.17
City of the Seekers

About the Selfie That Destroyed $200,000 Worth of Art...

What began as a one-month-long art installation has become a viral backdrop for thousands of selfie-lovers, culminating in a cautionary tale and a hefty dose of schadenfreude.
Tanja M. Laden
7.24.17
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