occult

goddess guide

Meet Parvati, the Hindu Goddess of Love, Power, and Renewal

Parvati can embody many forms, each of which is worshipped as an individual goddess in her own right.
Nadya Agrawal
4.23.19
lore

How to Use Tarot to Find Out What 2019 Will Deal You

Try this tarot spread to see what the future has in store for you next year.
Sabrina Scott
12.26.18
Broadly

Meet Christmas Goddess Perchta, a Belly-Slitting, Half-Woman Demon

If you were naughty, Perchta would enter your home while you slept, disembowel you, and stuff the cavity with rocks.
Mary McGill
12.20.18
Photos

31 Photographers Capture Ghosts, Witches and Other Occult Phenomena

Curator Jon Feinstein compiles some of his favorite contemporary occult images.
Jon Feinstein
10.30.18
occult

The Real Legend of Mongfind, the Witch-Queen Who Inspired Halloween

A direct descendent of Samhain is the spooky reason for the season.
Mary McGill
10.30.18
Comics!

'Other People's Showers,' Today's Comic by Stephen Maurice Graham

Your friend's showers will always be harder to use than your own.
Stephen Maurice Graham
10.26.18
Books

3 Witchy New Poems That Find Art in the Occult

Some magic words from poets Jen Calleja, Dorothea Lasky, and Amy Key, courtesy of the new collection "Spells: 21st Century Occult Poetry."
Dorothea Lasky
Amy Key
Jen Calleja
10.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Canadian Woman Was Just Arrested and Charged with Witchcraft

Yes, Canada still has witchcraft laws, but they’re probably not what you think.
Mack Lamoureux
10.22.18
tv

Witchcraft in TV and Movies Has Always Been Gay as Hell

From Willow and Tara in "Buffy" to Sabrina the Teenage Witch's co-parenting aunts, pop culture has always had a magical queer streak.
Sophie Wilkinson
10.18.18
Myth Understood

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.
Christobel Hastings
10.15.18
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
NETFLIX

8 Creepy, Occult-Themed Things to Watch on Netflix This October

The most magical month of all needs a binge-watching list that follows suit.
Leila Ettachfini
9.28.18
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