Why Kids Need to Learn About Lynching
The new documentary 'An Outrage' visits lynching sites in six Southern states to explore one of the most brutal chapters in America's dirty past – and its connections to modern racism and police brutality.
The Long, Strange History of Women Wearing Deadly Clothing
In myths and fairytales, women poisoned their rivals with gaudy accessories; in the 19th century, they unknowingly wore dresses dyed with arsenic.
Krampus Is the Fucked-Up Santa we all Deserve This Year
We talked to Al Ridenour, the author of 'The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas Roots and Rebirth of the Folkloric Devil,' about the goat-hoofed punisher of misbehaving children.