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Salem Witch Trials

Selling Your Soul in Salem

Greig Lamont | Posted 12.31.2013 | Travel
Greig Lamont

Despite this glorious genealogy, this historical pedigree, its cultural lineage, its tradition, and its heritage, today Salem has been reduced to prostituting itself to oddballs in costumes who gawk at gravestones and hanker for "museums" filled with broomsticks and bric-a-brac.

Church and Chocolate in Tough Times

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

Tight finances and challenging personal situations have sent many of us to the sweets and chocolate shelves for comfort. This was true as well during the Colonial Period when pastoral habits and ministrations included drinking chocolate.

Top Secret: How Might I. F. Stone View the Snowden Situation

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics
Alison Winfield Burns

Resurrecting the mighty I. F. Stone into the fray with Snowden, the NSA, and Washington: First, as to the facts.

Faith-Based Horror: The Conjuring Is a Misogynistic Cauldron of Toil and Trouble

W. Scott Poole | Posted 09.28.2013 | Entertainment
W. Scott Poole

The Conjuring fails utterly to rise above its reactionary politics. The brothers Hayes wield their faith message like a truncheon.

Rob Zombie Answers Reddit's Questions On Lords of Salem, Childhood and His Next Non-Horror Film

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Reddit asked for a Rob Zombie AMA (Ask Me Anything), and while he has yet to jump on the bandwagon, we've got those redditors covered in this segment where we ask the man himself those hard-hitting questions about his past work and Lords of Salem movie.

Did This 'American Horror Story' Star Reveal The Season 3 Theme?

Posted 03.01.2013 | TV

Is "American Horror Story" heading to Salem for Season 3? Season 1 and Season 2 star Dylan McDermott hinted to E! that "American Horror Story" will...

The Salem Witches Are Missing

Pat LaMarche | Posted 11.22.2012 | Weird News
Pat LaMarche

See, for generations after the "witches" were hanged and buried, the community -- at least the politically powerful -- thought they were well rid of these troublesome characters and neither preserved their execution site nor where their bodies were interred.

John Celock

Republican: Voter ID Hysteria Same As Salem Witch Trials

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- A Republican election attorney who accused the Department of Justice of being biased against whites, on Tuesday compared "myths" surroundin...

What IS 'The Sisterhood Of Night'? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.17.2012 | Teen

Vampires are so last year -- and with the new movie "The Sisterhood of Night" stirring up some major social buzz, we're thinking that mysterious secre...

Weather May Have Spurred Famous Historical Event

Posted 04.21.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 04/20/2012 01:12 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries Historical records indicate that, worldwide, witch hunts occur ...

Is This Writer the Next Amanda Hocking?

Nina Lassam | Posted 03.25.2012 | Books
Nina Lassam

Rather than post one of her already completed works, Geragotelis opted to write a brand new story that appealed to what her target audience was currently reading: paranormal dramas with young woman protagonists.

Salem Witch Trials Get A Second Look

Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald Religion News Service SALEM, Mass. (RNS) For centuries, scholars have wondered how a farming village in 1692 could have be...

VIDEO: Witchy Women

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 12.27.2011 | Women

"Sparks fly from her fingertips ... She's a restless spirit on an endless flight" -- so goes the song "Witchy Woman" released in 1972 by rock band, th...

PHOTOS: Visiting The Classic Horror Story Locales

JustLuxe | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel
JustLuxe

As the spookiest holiday of the year draws near, enjoy a photo tour of real-life sites famously featured in classic horror stories, folklore and film. Some look surprisingly sweet, some flaunt their history, and some will chill your bones.

Singles Bonding Over Food and Friendship: Cooking Club, Year 39

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Bella DePaulo

If you love food, friends, and camaraderie, and if you would like to hear the story of a club for singles that has nothing to do with dating and has l...