WITCHES

4.3.19

Spellbinding Photos of Witches at Work in Romania

Witchcraft is big business in the Eastern European country, and photographer Lucia Sekerková​ has documented its magical rise for seven years.

2.15.19

A Witch's Guide to Cord Cutting, the Simple Ritual to Get Over Your Ex

Your step-by-step guide to a ritual that will help you let go of your ex, heal, and meet someone new.

11.12.18

Queimada, the Ancient Witchy Booze from Galicia, Is Literally Fire

The supernatural tradition descends from Druidic practices that sound like a Stevie Nicks fever dream.

10.31.18

The Ale-Soaked Medieval Origins of the Witch's Hat

The tall pointed hats we associate with witches in pop culture were first worn by women hawking homemade beer.

10.18.18

An Exorcist Is Now Trying to Protect Kavanaugh from Brooklyn Witches' Hex

An exorcist in California is holding a Mass to protect Brett Kavanaugh from the "evil" of a ritual hex set to curse him this weekend.

10.15.18

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!

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10.2.18

Inside the Lavish Arranged Marriage of a Powerful Witch Clan

In Romania, one of the world's most powerful witches arranged for her son to marry his witch cousin. Broadly attended the extravagant wedding to capture the rituals and ceremonies that go into planning a traditional occult wedding.

9.28.18

8 Creepy, Occult-Themed Things to Watch on Netflix This October

The most magical month of all needs a binge-watching list that follows suit.

2.13.18

New Zealand Witch Rockers Hex Are Here to Curse the Patriarchy

Stream the eldritch trio's new album, 'The Hill Temple,' which blends doom, psych, and riot grrrl into a divine manifestation of feminine rage.

12.22.17

Screw Santa Claus and Celebrate Befana, Italy's Kidnapping Christmas Witch

Say "ciao" to the Yuletide legend who rides a broom and brings naughty kids to her cannibal husband for dinner.

12.18.17

The Strange, Freakish Story of Britain's 'Last Convicted Witch'

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.

11.8.17

Trying to Escape Our Hellish Reality with Motherwort, a Very Chill Herb

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."

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