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Cotton Mather, the Salem Witch Trials, and Our Miserable Present  Cotton Mather, the Salem Witch Trials, and Our Miserable Present 

A few days after the election, I attended a panel on witch hunts. It felt appropriate—after all, this was the year of “Lock her up” and “Trump that bitch,” when a topless Hillary Clinton effigy was hung atop a crane in Oregon and individual members of the media were targeted and harassed. In the month following Donald…

JK Rowling Is Fictionalizing Native American History, and People Aren't Happy About It JK Rowling Is Fictionalizing Native American History, and People Aren't Happy About It

JK Rowling, the writer who has spent the past two decades shaping popular culture around the world with her Harry Potter universe, has recently revealed a new series of stories, A History of Magic in North America. The series is being published on the “digital heart of the Wizarding World,” Pottermore, and presents a…

The Site of the Salem Witch Trial Hangings Now Overlooks a Walgreens  The Site of the Salem Witch Trial Hangings Now Overlooks a Walgreens 

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!

Talking Puritan Tweens and Satanic Sabbaths With Stacy Schiff, Author of The Witches Talking Puritan Tweens and Satanic Sabbaths With Stacy Schiff, Author of The Witches

The more you think about the Salem Witch Trials, the weirder and weirder they get.

Jenji Kohan's Salem Witch Trial Show Is Shaping Up to Be Awesome Jenji Kohan's Salem Witch Trial Show Is Shaping Up to Be Awesome

The more details that come out about Jenji Kohan's witch drama The Devil You Know, the better it sounds. Among those cast so far are Eddie Izzard, Karen Gillan and, most recently, Zawe Ashton, best known as the charmingly slobbish Vod on Channel 4's Fresh Meat.

Searching For the Dead in Witch City: A Weekend in Salem, Mass. Searching For the Dead in Witch City: A Weekend in Salem, Mass.

"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."

Jenji Kohan's Next Project is About the Salem Witch Trials Jenji Kohan's Next Project is About the Salem Witch Trials

Because she wasn't done delighting fans of weed and...prison?, Jenji Kohan, the creator of Weeds and Orange is the New Black is now working on a "provocative period drama" for HBO about...Salem witches!

Those who loved The Crucible in high school may want to check out Kathleen Kent's debut novel The Heretic's Daughter, reviewed in USA Today. It tells the story of Kent's ancestors, mother and daughter Martha and Sarah Carrier, and their brutal imprisonment during the Salem witch trials. The USA Today review…

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