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The Witches

How I Escaped Puritanism's Creepy Side By Embracing Its Noble Side

Jim Sleeper | Posted 11.16.2015 | Religion
Jim Sleeper

Do we now nervously satirize, demonize, and commercialize the Puritans in order make them take the blame for our own, much darker side? Would it disorient us to imagine, as I did this fall, that some of them knew more than many of us do about looking into the human heart?

Halloween Favorites for LGBT Movie Nights

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

By all means, go out and party. But what if you're a grumpy loner like me and all you want is a nice quiet spooky evening at home? Well, there's no better way to spend a dark and stormy night than with a creepy, scary, or generally disturbing movie.

The Witches: What Really Happened In Salem In 1692

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 10.28.2015 | Religion

Over nine months in the year 1692, 14 women and five men were executed in the colony of Massachusetts for the crime of witchcraft. The Salem Witch tri...

11 Reasons Why 'The Witches' Is The Only Movie You Need To Watch This Halloween

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment

In 1990, Anjelica Huston went on a mission to terrify children with her purple eyes, square toes and horrifying witch convention. Twenty-three years l...

Roald Dahl Stories To Be On Millions Of Cereal Boxes

Telegraph | Harry Wallop, Consumer Affairs Editor | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books

The publisher has realised that children, from even before the age they can read, pick up cereal boxes from the breakfast table and scan the back for ...

'Willy Wonka's' Charlie Was Originally Black

washingtonpost.com | Michael Dirda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sturrock's "Storyteller" is so packed with intimate details, sharply intelligent commentary and surprising revelations -- in an early draft of "Charli...