magic

3.11.19

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.

11.8.18

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.'

10.15.18

The True Story of Tituba, the Slave at the Center of the Salem Witch Trials

Rather than deny accusations of witchcraft, the enslaved woman spun a rich tale of sorcery that ultimately saved her life.

10.15.18

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!

8.24.18

'Residency,' Today's Comic by Mark Wang

After getting shipwrecked, a magical man questions his ability to create.

8.22.18

'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.

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4.5.18

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

A bunch of metalheads discover an enchanted record that transforms them into hipsters.

3.28.18

Utah Doom Duo Eagle Twin Are Apocalyptic Mythmakers

Stream the SLC doomsayers' new album, 'The Thundering Heard,' and dig into its naturalistic, literary-inspired mythos.

3.2.18

A Canadian University Is Looking for a Magic Studies Professor

The school recently opened applications for a new chair of "conjuring arts."

1.25.18

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.

1.3.18

Meet the People Selling Haunted Dolls on eBay

$50 for the soul of a dead child? What a steal!

12.22.17

Praise Gryla, a Terrifying Christmas Cannibal with 13 Deviant Sons

In Iceland, 54 percent of the population believe in elves and other paranormal beings. Grýla—who is believed to kidnap bad children and cook them into a soup—plagues them every year, as do her 13 Yule Lads.

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