The New England town has come to nurture a culture that is far more inclusive and tolerant of fringe religions than its reputation might suggest.
Sue de Beer's work is infused with a sense of the occult, something she attributes to growing up in Salem, Massachusetts.
On its 20th anniversary, we look back at the 1996 cult classic which helped make witchcraft mainstream and inundated covens with curious teenage girls.
We spoke with the award-winning director about his gloriously scary new movie set in 1630s Puritan New England.
The eagerly awaited, terrifying movie about Puritans and the occult is also a story about empowerment.
Satanism and the occult have been been found responsible for some of history's grizzliest murders.
"Without pointy hats, we’re just old men with beards," says Oberon Zell-Ravenheart.
Before Haiti was catapulted into the news following the catastrophic earthquake in January that killed 230,000 people, it was mainly known for two things: Wyclef Jean from the Fugees and Voodoo.
Most performers have to span a gap between their public image and their private life, but Glenn Danzig has to jump between two distinct public versions of himself. Think of the disconnect between the cheesy camp of his Mother video and the lurid power...
In South Africa, they are balls deep in sangomas, or healers. For the most part these sangomas are legit herbalists. There are however a number of bad sangomas, known as baloyi, which are more like dark wizards.
Maggie is an artist and student in New York City.
Photos by Noah Sheldon, Styling by Jaclyn Hodes