The First Ladies Who Brought the Occult to the White House
Over the years, several presidents' wives—including Mary Todd Lincoln and Nancy Reagan—turned to spiritual practices like seances and astrology.
My Night with a Ghost-Hunting Teddy Bear
BooBuddy Jr. is a teddy bear whose paws light up when he detects a ghostly presence. He also acts as a "trigger object," something with emotional or psychic resonance that can entice ghosts to communicate.
These Short Films Will Self-Destruct After You Watch Them
We spoke to filmmaker Guy Maddin about his new project 'Séances'—a web-based, algorithm-driven assemblage made up of the world's lost films.
Guy Maddin’s 'Seances' Film Gets an Algorithmic Remix
This interactive film project explores the idea of ephemeral filmmaking with a machine as the director.
All in Your Head
The Skeptical Psychic
The magician Nicholas Wallace hosts a live show about séances, but doesn't believe in ghosts—and he doesn't think you should, either.
This Unreleased 15-Year-Old Low-Budget Horror Film Starring Adam West and Corey Feldman Is Truly Bizarre
It was just discovered on YouTube, so we watched the whole thing and talked to the special effects guy behind all the spooky ghost stuff.
Mike Pearl and Jamie Lee Curtis Taete