Ben Affleck is not having a great week. As rumors fly that his marriage to Jennifer Garner is on the rocks, it appears he may’ve also gotten the PBS genealogy show Finding Your Roots cancelled by requesting that his slave-owning ancestors be omitted from the show.
What narratively disappointing bullshit is this: True Detective’s second season will apparently no longer be about “the secret occult history” of transportation. Pfffft. That sound is my dreams deflating.
For those of you who are interested in furthering your understanding of the occult beyond the realm of movies like Hocus Pocus and the Craft, have I got a little something for you.
British TV regulators are ruining psychic readings by decreeing that TV psychics may no longer actually predict anything. And there are separate rules about crystal balls.
Some scholars think that within in the half-century of active witch-hunting, as many as nine million people, mostly women, were executed, and countless more tortured. At the height of the craze, "witches" as young as seven were killed; in other cases they were forced to watch their mothers burned alive. The last…