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
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
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
FOOD

Meet the 'Water Witcher' Who Is Helping California Farmers Deal with Drought

California's severe drought is making desperate farmers creative. Many are seeking help from water witches or "dowsers"—people who use tree branches to tap into energy fields below the surface of the land—to locate groundwater. I spoke with one to see...
Lauren Rothman
3.26.14
The Photo Issue 2008

Slumber Séance

Maggie is an artist and student in New York City.
Maggie Lee
Maggie Lee
7.1.08
The Fashion Issue 2008

Vice Fashion - Usually It Began Like This

Photos by Noah Sheldon, Styling by Jaclyn Hodes
Collage & Design: Tara Sinn; Photos: Noah Sheldon; St
4.2.08