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A Real 'Suffragette City' Is Taking Over Los Angeles This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.14.2016 | Arts

Calling all women, girls, butches, femmes, witches, mothers, daughters, grandmothers, lesbians, queers, and feminists of every age and gender. It’s ...

Salem Witch Explains Why Feminism Drew Her To The Craft

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.18.2016 | Religion

With Halloween just around the corner, Newsy’s Noor Tagouri took a trip to Salem, Massachusetts ― home of America’s 17th century witch trials ...

Judges Disqualify 'Witch' From World Record For A Wicked Reason

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.01.2016 | Weird News

Breaking a world record isn't easy, but having one taken away from you? That's a whole lot harder. Nicola Nuttall of Lancashire, England, decided to r...

Will A Mass Witch Hex Really Make Brock Turner Impotent?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.10.2016 | Weird News

Many people are cursing the light sentence given to convicted Stanford rapist Brock Turner. Some people are also hexing him. On Tuesday night, witches...

Why Porn Is The Perfect Weapon To Fight Hatred, Fear, And Trump

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.14.2016 | Arts

Warning: This piece contains NSFW content and may be inappropriate for work environments. Rebecca Towne Nurse was one of 20 people executed by the go...

Religious Freedom (to Burn Our Own Wtches) - Song of the Week

Roy Zimmerman | Posted 04.05.2016 | Comedy
Roy Zimmerman

I wrote a eulogy song for Jesse Helms (sixteen years before he died) which contained the lyric, "He carefully separated Church and State / One at seve...

A Witch Looks at Easter

Courtney Weber | Posted 03.25.2016 | Religion
Courtney Weber

"A Witch guest during Holy Week? Getting worried about this show..." tweeted a regular listener. It was a British radio show and I, a Wiccan Priestess, was the special guest this past Tuesday.

This Lisa Frank Tarot Deck Will Bring Out Your Inner Fifth-Grade Mystic

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.17.2016 | Arts

The ancient tradition of Tarot dates back to 15th century Italy, when the 22 Major Arcana cards, originally intended for card games, began to be used ...

Scene Of Salem 'Witch' Hangings Found... Behind A Walgreens

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.15.2016 | Weird News

A team of scholars in Salem, Massachusetts, has uncovered the scene of one of the darkest chapters in the history of New England: The site where 19 in...

Why Italian Children Await Gifts From 'The Good Witch'

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.05.2016 | Religion

Pope Francis and Catholics around the world will celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany on Wednesday (Jan. 6), marking the date the three kings are belie...

How To Be A Surrealist Queen, According To Near-Forgotten Artist Leonor Fini

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.13.2015 | Arts

"I strike it, stalk it, try to make it obey me. Then in its disobedience, it forms things I like." This is how Argentine painter Leonor Fini described...

They Burn Witches Here

HuffPost Highline | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.29.2015 | World

The men pack the witch’s mouth with rags. The time for confessions has come and gone. Neighbors crowd into a circle around her, here on this hill of...

Debunking The Biggest Misconceptions About The Salem Witch Trials

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts

If you read "The Crucible" in high school, you probably think you have a pretty solid understanding of the Salem Witch Trials. Author Stacy Schiff wan...

Salem Witch Sues 'World's Best-Known Warlock' For Harassment

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.28.2015 | Weird News

A Salem witch in Massachusetts is suing a warlock, claiming he harassed her with late night phone calls and disparaging online comments over the cours...

There's A Coven Of Witches In Brooklyn And We Want To Be Their Friends

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.27.2015 | Arts

"What is the definition of a witch? If it's just a person who is trying to find this cognizance between themselves and the earth and their role in the...

The Magical Lessons We Can Learn From These Pop Culture Witches

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.13.2015 | Religion

At its best, popular culture can reflect certain truths about society and offer clarity on some of life's challenges. These iconic, fictional witches ...

We're Not All Witches: An Introduction to Neo-Paganism

John Halstead | Posted 10.01.2016 | Religion
John Halstead

A lot of the coverage of Paganism tends to be sensationalist and tends to focus on Witchcraft and Wicca. But not all Pagans are Witches or Wiccans.

How To Bring Out Your Inner Witch, According To Our Favorite Feminist Occult Artist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.28.2015 | Arts

Marjorie Cameron was born in Belle Plaine, Iowa in 1922. At the age of 18, she joined the Navy as a cartographer, where she honed her childhood intere...

11 Witches From Fiction Who Embody What Feminism Really Means

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 10.31.2014 | Books

Of all the spooky beings spotlighted on Halloween, none is more truly badass than the witch. Sure, they may seem a little square in the age of sex...

13 Songs to Get Witchy to on Halloween

Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.28.2014 | Religion
Antonia Blumberg

For me, experiencing the richness of this season entails brewing spicy teas, gathering with other nature spirituality practitioners, meditating and listening to lots of witchy music.

Which Witch Is Which? The Blurred Lines Of Halloween Reappropriation

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.28.2014 | Religion

A black cape, a pointed hat and a broom. There is perhaps no Halloween costume more iconic than a witch. But does it cross a cultural sensitivity line...

Mysterious 'Witch Girl' Found Buried Face Down

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.09.2014 | Science

Archaeologists in northern Italy have unearthed the skeleton of a teenage girl who lived there hundreds of years ago. The skeleton itself is unremarka...

The Real, Shocking History Of Witch Hunts (EXCERPT)

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.30.2014 | Books

The word "witches" may cause modern minds to leap to Harry Potter and the fantastical world of Hogwarts, but witches and witchcraft have a real and tr...

Meet Cameron, The Countercultural Icon Who Bewitched Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

Marjorie Cameron Parsons Kimmel, known simply as Cameron, was born in 1923 in Belle Plaine, Iowa. Not far into her life, she established the reputatio...

Lara Parker Still Captivates 'Dark Shadows' Fans Everywhere

Peter Mac | Posted 08.03.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

She is still going strong and keeping the legacy of Dark Shadows alive. Arguably, and perhaps more aptly in this context, she is keeping it undead.