Pioneering feminist and animal rights campaigner Anna Kingsford was one of the 19th century's most remarkable women. Then she was charged with using black magic to murder two vivisectionists.
Say "ciao" to the Yuletide legend who rides a broom and brings naughty kids to her cannibal husband for dinner.
Helen Duncan was one of the last people convicted under the archaic Witchcraft Act of 1735. She was also a renowned medium known for spewing ectoplasm out of her nose.
Two women came out about their sexual experiences with ghosts, but they're not the first to claim they've gotten intimate with the paranormal.
I have been drinking Susun Weed's calming herbal tinctures for months in an attempt to stave off my impending mental breakdown. But I knew it was not enough; I needed to meet the wood witch to receive her blessings directly.
It's hard to ignore the fact that everything is awful. Recently, though, a group of witches told me about an herb that would make me feel like I'm "being embraced by Mother Earth."
Baba Yaga is a fearsome character from Russian folklore who lives in a hut that walks on chicken legs, and either cannibalizes her visitors or offers them help. In recent years, she's become a sort of aspirational figure on the Internet.
Mihaela Minca is one of the most powerful—and feared—witches in Eastern Europe. In 2017, she relocated to California to work with some clients. We spoke to her about living out her American dream, which of course included hexing Donald Trump.
They're mostly taxidermied animals, but there's also a human skeleton named Cecilia.
The first incarnation of WITCH performed their inaugural action—a hex on Wall Street—on Halloween in 1968. Now a new generation of witches is taking up the mantle from the infamous provocateurs.
On Thursday it was announced that the iconic 90s film is being remade with a new cast. But not everyone is casting spells of celebration: Though "Hocus Pocus" is widely celebrated as a Halloween favorite, many practicing witches find it disturbing.