supernatural

Books

Hitler Used Werewolves, Vampires, and Astrology to Brainwash Germany

'Hitler’s Monsters' is a new book that examines the surprisingly deep connection between Nazis and the supernatural.
J. W. McCormack
6.30.17
monday insta illustrator

[NSFW] Nightmare Fashion Illustrations Reimagine Japanese Myths

Tina Jiang marries demons with bad dreams in her macabre drawings.
Beckett Mufson
5.1.17
Ghosts

Andrew W.K. on Believing in the Paranormal

The only thing to fear is how little we actually know.
Andrew W.K.
2.8.17
Stuff

We're Here, We're Queer, We're Ghosts

The surprisingly serious search for queer ghosts.
Matt Baume
12.15.16
Art

Chilling Oil Paintings Conjure Images From the "Other Side"

Artist Sam Wolfe Connelly depicts the strange and mysterious with an uncanny ability.
Tanja M. Laden
2.12.16
Art

SYNCHRODOGS Transforms the Southwest into a Supernatural Photo Series

We caught up with SYNCHRODOGS' Tania Shcheglova and Roman Noven to talk about their monthlong road trip and the dangers of shooting nudes in nature.
Sami Emory
9.8.15
The Make Believe Issue

New Research Suggests the Ancient Greeks Believed in Zombies

In a new paper in <i>Popular Archaeology</i>, one anthropologist claims the Greeks "imagined scenarios in which reanimated corpses rose from their graves, prowled the streets, and stalked unsuspecting victims."
Rory Tolan
8.3.15
Stuff

The Poltergeist That Plagued a North London House

We spoke to Guy Lyon Playfair, the investigative journalist who spent 14 months in Enfield's supposedly haunted house.
Mark Pickering
5.1.15
travel

The Scrapyard Where Gods Go to Die and Be Reborn

For the past 25 years, craftsman Ulhas Utkar has assembed and dissembled fiberglass figures for India's holy festivals.
Roc Morin
3.25.15
Stuff

Legendary Skeptic James Randi Talks About Magic and Fraud

He says the most paranormal thing he's witnessed is Sophia Loren: "For someone to look that good at that age, that's almost supernatural."
Jules Suzdaltsev
3.3.15
Stuff

Why Is Incest Porn So Popular?

There's been an increase in the consumption of porn in which the actors pretend to be related, but is incest really what the fans want, or do they just crave something more outrageous than the last thing they saw?
Gareth May
2.25.15
Photo

Members of Mexico's Angelito Negro Cult Believe the Devil Will Protect Them

A sculpture of Angelito Negro depicts him as a black angel with horns dressed in a mariachi outfit and holding tequila. His followers believe he will be the one to judge whether they get into heaven or hell.
Emma Do
11.25.14