witchcraft

Comics!

'Vase Snake,' Today's Comic by Paige Mehrer

A witch banishes her pet snake after it betrays her.
Paige Mehrer
2.20.19
Culture

So Maybe Twitter's CEO Did Ask Azaelia Banks for a Magical Amulet?

Some old tweets from the rapper seem to align with a mention in a Vanity Fair piece on Jack Dorsey, and witchcraft is afoot.
Taylor Hosking
12.18.18
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
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
Photos

Canada's Notorious 'Witch House' Is Full of Dead Bodies

They're mostly taxidermied animals, but there's also a human skeleton named Cecilia.
Sarah Berman
10.24.17
thump news

Blink-182's Matt Skiba Said He Used Witchcraft to Sabotage Fyre Fest

"I consider myself a pagan and a witch. With every inch of my energy I wanted Fyre not to happen."
Alexander Iadarola
7.11.17
Stuff

'The Love Witch' Is Campy Horror That Feminist Cinema Needs

We spoke to director Anna Biller about killing off men and keeping aesthetics kitsch.
Kate Loftus O'Brien
11.11.16
Film

How 'The Craft' Realized the Power of Teen Girls and Made Witchcraft Cool

On its 20th anniversary, we look back at the 1996 cult classic that helped make witchcraft mainstream and inundated covens with curious teenage girls.
Hannah Ewens
5.3.16
Film

How Director Robert Eggers Made ‘The Witch’ into a Genuinely Creepy Feminist Fable

We spoke with the award-winning director about his gloriously scary new movie set in 1630s Puritan New England.
Aaron Hillis
2.24.16
Film

'The Witch' Is a Kick in the Balls of Patriarchy

The eagerly awaited, terrifying movie about Puritans and the occult is also a story about empowerment.
Jenni Miller
2.18.16
Film

This Porn-y 70s Film Is a Mind-Melting Head Trip About a Witch and a Tiny Talking Penis

'Belladonna of Sadness' is an eye-popping hentai lost classic featuring depravity, the occult, and a long, strange trip with a disembodied member from hell.
J. W. McCormack
2.18.16
Stuff

Vlach Magic, Murder, and Misunderstanding: Shedding Light on an Ancient Culture in Eastern Serbia

Vlach magic rituals are infamous throughout modern Serbia and the practice is often sensationalized in the country's media with particular emphasis on its dark side.
Will Cathcart
2.17.16
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