In 1667, Paris was a filthy crime-ridden mess, and Nicolas de La Reynie was the man hired to clean it up.
As much as I despise Donald Trump and love to curse, I’m not terribly excited about Lana Del Rey deciding she’s an anti-Trump witch now.
TMZ uncovered some startling new information about former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and actor/writer/director Zach Braff that could explain both the 2012 presidential election and the 2004 film Garden State: they’re both related to the same witch. Or, accused witch.
It’s been reported for several months now that two of Angelina Jolie’s closest friends, Chloe Dalton and Aminka Helic, have been providing personal and professional guidance as she navigates the choppy waters of her post-Pitt life. Some claim they’ve been “fueling the actress’ aggressive approach against Pitt.” Others…
Historic England needs our help! The historical society has turned to the public on this very spooky day to ask them to keep an eye out for “witch marks,” symbols carved into wood and stone to protect houses from witches and their demonic crafts.
In an attempt to stop the spread of gentrification in Chicago’s Logan Square, a coven of outcast teenage girls who worship “Manon” will gather to join in the ancient rite of the Invocation of the Spirit.
Nineteen people were hanged in the course of the 1692 Salem witch trials. The site where they met their end now overlooks a Walgreens, according to researchers. And so the world turns!
The more you think about the Salem Witch Trials, the weirder and weirder they get.
Keeping with the spirit of the season, the Associated Press brings us the story witch priestess Lori Sforza and warlock Christian Day. Sforza who, in addition to her duties of a witch priestess at a “pagan church,” is the owner of a witchcraft shop in Salem, Massachusetts. She claims that Day, a warlock and owner of…
As if the presidential race hadn’t been interesting enough, witches have now entered the fold. Yeni Sleidi gathered her fellow brujas, asked them to perform a series of curses on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and recorded footage of the rituals. The end result is an energetic video titled, “Brujas Hex…
Down in Pensacola, Florida, police are trying to solve a triple murder and the sheriff believes local witches are to blame. But the witches are like ‘That’s not how this works! That’s not how any of this works.’
A woman in England has been issued a restraining order after the courts ruled that, just because her neighbor was a grand-high witch who might have cursed her, it didn’t mean she had any right to retaliate by knocking on said witch’s walls at night or throwing golf clubs at her.
On Thursday, Wiccan high priestess Deborah Maynard led the Iowa legislature in prayer. Invited by representative Liz Bennett (make your Pride and Prejudice jokes, please), Maynard was the first Wiccan to deliver the morning blessing.
The peacock flower (or flos pavonis) is an arresting plant, standing nine feet tall in full bloom, with brilliant red and yellow blossoms. But it's more than beautiful; it's an abortifacient, too. One of the most striking records of the plant comes from German-born botanical illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian who, in…
So you're a witch in 2014 and looking for love. It's a tale as old as time. Witches don't have it easy when it comes to the thrashing, genitalia-ragged dating pool. And don't get it twisted: I'm not talking about hip, harvest women like the witches of Bushwick or the menstrual ceremony partiers of Beachwood Canyon—I'm…
"You're gonna have a great time in Salem," the Boston rental car employee says as she hands me the keys to a weak-engined Chevy. "It's fun around Halloween, but do me a favor."
Katherine Howe is a New York Times bestselling author who recently edited The Penguin Book of Witches, a primary-source reader about witches and witch-hunting ranging from the medieval period into the early eighteenth century.
For its third episode, Salem accuses a third member of its Puritan town of witchcraft. But what happens when two of the most powerful local witches disagree on what should happen to the accused?
Eighteen years ago, on May 3, 1996, The Craft hit theaters. The teen witch genre never looked so fierce.
A community board that oversees Astor Park in New York City has decided they don't want witches to hold an event there.