Halloween

Culture

15 People Who Won Halloween

The internet gave us treats this Halloween —with these epic costumes.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
11.1.18
Myth Understood

How Female Vampires Sucked the Patriarchy Out of Pop Culture

From 19th century Irish literature to "Buffy," the vampiress has been redefining "acceptable womanhood" for centuries.
Christobel Hastings
10.31.18
witchcraft

This Halloween, the Greatest Treat of All Is 'It's Britney, Witch!'

We stan our Supreme.
Sara David
10.31.18
Photos

Stop Stereotyping Arab Women With Your Halloween Costumes

Photographer Yumna Al-Arashi wants you to trash your sexy Jasmine costume and dress up as her heroes instead.
Yumna Al-Arashi
Zing Tsjeng
10.31.18
Hocus Pocus

I Watched 'Hocus Pocus' for the First Time As a Gay Adult

This movie needs way more evil girl group bops and way less boring, virgin-centric hijinks.
Jill Gutowitz
10.30.18
occult

The Real Legend of Mongfind, the Witch-Queen Who Inspired Halloween

A direct descendent of Samhain is the spooky reason for the season.
Mary McGill
10.30.18
Myth Understood

The True Story of Tituba, the Slave at the Center of the Salem Witch Trials

Rather than deny accusations of witchcraft, the enslaved woman spun a rich tale of sorcery that ultimately saved her life.
Christobel Hastings
10.15.18
NETFLIX

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.
Leila Ettachfini
9.28.18
Halloween

Let These Hocus Pocus Drag Queens Transport You to 1993

In honor of Halloween, a trio of drag queens embodied the Sanderson sisters and put a spell on everyone in the club.
Leila Ettachfini
11.2.17
Scream

The Weinstein-Esque Character You Missed in the Weinstein-Produced 'Scream 3'

Even for a cheeky, self-referential cult franchise, this depiction of a sleazy film exec is bizarrely on-the-nose.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
10.31.17
The Craft

Boring Sarah Is the True Villain of 'The Craft'

"The Craft" is a story about a trio of chill and fun witches who are minding their own business and casting spells, only to have their fun ruined by an anti-feminist wet blanket.
Alana Massey
10.31.17
Photos

Donald Trump Mutants Congregate on Halloween in New York City

Terrifying photos of the most horrible demons to slither out on All Hallow's Eve: Donald Trumps, pussy grabbers, and the election cycle itself.
Darragh Dandurand
11.1.16
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