rituals

Science

This Scientist Is Letting an Insect Grow in Him as a Rite of Passage

"It's kind of weird. You can feel it moving around so I joke to my wife that 'it's kicking, it's kicking,' like it's a baby inside of me."
Mack Lamoureux
3.22.19
FEEL IT

How to Ritual

Rituals reorganize, affirm, and codify the emotional detritus that accumulates in adult life, and Kate Carraway has some advice on how to manage yours.
Kate Carraway
2.15.19
Sex

Queer Sex Magic: How to Do LGBTQ Witchcraft in Bed

According to professional witches, you can perform queer sex magic either with a partner or by yourself. I set a self-acceptance intention and tried it out.
Tracey Anne Duncan
10.19.18
Sleep

What It Takes for Night People to Become Morning People

A few small lifestyle tweaks can make the shift easier for aspiring early risers.
جيسيكا دوري
5.24.18
Noisey Hitlist

Rolo Tomassi's "Rituals" Oozes with Release and Relief

UK's finest are back with their first bit of new music since 2015's 'Grievances' and holy shit is it good.
Emma Garland
10.30.17
Photography

Mysticism Meets Ecology in Witchy Photos and Salt Block Sculptures

Desert dunes, abandoned parking lots, glacial lakes, and weathered wood cabins provide the backdrop for Mollie McKinley's new mystic traditions.
Maya-Roisin Slater
6.17.17
The 2016 Fiction Issue

A Deleted Scene from the Screenplay 'Hema Hema'

Masked guests assembled for an anonymous ritual attend a play within a play: the illustration of the death experience.
Khyentse Norbu
12.13.16
Art

[NSFW] Nude Occult Rituals Staged Against Norway’s Stark Landscape

“Cold, silent, and isolated” is how Norwegian artist Daria Endresen describes her photography.
Sami Emory
11.26.16
Photo

Salvia Velada: Experiencing a Traditional Mazatec Shaman Ceremony

Follow Hamilton Morris as he journeys through a Salvia divinorum ceremony in the forests of Oaxaca.
Danilo Parra
11.9.16
Art

Surreal Figure Paintings Illuminate Magical Sisterhoods

Observe the mysterious ceremonies and quiet performance of magical sisterhoods in Alison Blickle’s ‘Private Rituals’.
DJ Pangburn
11.1.16
Premieres

Watch Some Witches Dance About in Friend's Video for "The Evening Crowns the Day"

They dance in circles, they bathe a naked man, they eat in the company of a ghost.
Noisey Staff
10.26.16
Religion

Voodoo Puts the Skull in These Dark Sculptures

Haitian Vodou gets cast in a new light by London-based artist Pierre Santos.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
10.5.16
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