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witchcraft
witchcraft

Sometimes Pop Culture Really Is the Gateway to the Occult

For decades, Christian groups have warned that beloved fantasy franchises like Dungeons & Dragons and Harry Potter can lead impressionable youths astray. We spoke to some witches who can confirm this is true, though by no means a bad thing.
Sarah Lyons
7.7.17
occult
occult

Hexes vs. Prayers: Christians and Witches Are Waging Spiritual War Over Trump

As witches around the world perform rituals to bind the President of the United States, Christians and other religious organizations have retaliated with prayers of protection.
Diana Tourjée
6.23.17
occult
occult

Double Double Trudeau and Trouble: Canada Legalizes Witchcraft

The Canadian government is updating its Criminal Code to remove archaic provisions, including bans on dueling and telling fortunes.
Gabby Bess
6.15.17
dear annabel
dear annabel

How to Deal With the Dramatic, Life-Changing Eclipses This Summer

In this month's astrological advice column, we discuss the dramatic planetary shifts that will take place in the second half of the year, and how to prepare yourself for the drama they bring.
Annabel Gat
6.5.17
witchcraft
witchcraft

Actually, Trump Is a Witch Hunter, Says Male Witch Community

Donald Trump has complained that investigations into him constitute "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" Male witches say otherwise.
Diana Tourjée
5.19.17
politics
politics

Is It OK to Hex a Nazi? How Anti-Fascist Witches Are Mobilizing Under Trump

As Trump supporters and antifa clash throughout the country, witches are turning their magical attention towards the new administration—and their spells are not all about love and light.
Callie Beusman
5.4.17
Weed
Weed

Dank Magic: How Witches Use Weed in Their Craft

Happy 4/20! For millennia, witches have been getting high to access the spirit realm and/or have orgies with the devil.
Sarah Lyons
4.20.17
WITCHES
WITCHES

Professional Witches Explain How to Use Magic to Make Money

As capitalism crumbles, why not turn to witchcraft to make money? After all, anything’s worth a shot.
Sirin Kale
4.4.17
Trump
Trump

Anti-Trump Witches and 4Chan Magicians Are Battling Over the Future of America

While witches gather nationwide to cast a binding spell upon our new president, a mysterious 4chan cult claims to have gotten Trump elected through the power of Pepe the Frog and his connection to an ancient Egyptian god.
Callie Beusman
3.2.17
Culture
Culture

The Artists Recreating the Tarot Deck for the 21st Century

A team of four female curators brought over 70 artists together to create a new, more diverse tarot deck for an upcoming London exhibition. See exclusive images from the deck.
Sirin Kale
1.5.17
WITCHES
WITCHES

Hexes, Penis Thievery, and a Stonehenge Rave: The Year in Witchcraft

As we prepare to cast a binding spell on Donald Trump's entire transition team, we look back on some of our best witch-related stories from 2016.
Callie Beusman
12.29.16
Sex
Sex

Sex Magic: How to Cast Spells with Your Orgasms

Since time immemorial, witches have been harnessing their sexual energy to do magic. We spoke to some modern-day practitioners about their craft.
Sophie Saint Thomas
12.16.16