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All 12 Stories from Witch Week, Gathered
This Halloween season, we looked at pop culture’s most wicked depiction of female power.
Why Can’t Black Witches Get Some Respect in Popular Culture?
While their practices are appropriated to add a flash of exoticism, they are pushed to the margins of their respective stories.
What Pop Culture Gets Right and Wrong About Witches, According to a Real Coven
, an actual coven judges the best and worst depictions of witchcraft in movies and TV.
The Witches of Eastwick
Is a Fascinating Movie to Watch Post-Weinstein
Thirty years later, its take on gender politics is just as messy as the current conversation.
The Secret Feminist History of Witches, As Told by a Practicing Witch
The patriarchy loves to spread cautionary tales about powerful women.
Why It’s Time to Reconsider Witch House
The electronic music subgenre was mocked to death before it had a chance to grow.
The Profound, Enduring Legacy of
All four girls are calling out for something women learn early and often is hard to attain: the power to control your own life.
Became an Enduring Halloween Hit
The 1993 Disney comedy has had a shockingly successful afterlife.
The Best Thing to Watch at the Gym Is Silent Reruns of
It’s way better than the rictus grins and CGI weather patterns of morning TV.
Examining the Silly, Emotional Legacy of ‘Defying Gravity’
The silliest, most inspiring, most enduring song in recent Broadway history.
Got Cursed by an Actual Witch. Is That Why It Bombed?
Director Griffin Dunne explains what happened after a real witch turned against the 1998 cult hit.
The 15 Greatest Witch Movies of All Time
The Wizard of Oz
Why the Witch Is the Pop-Culture Heroine We Need Right Now
Stories about witches are stories about women, power, and harm.