Authors Posts by Sarah Lyons

Sarah Lyons

Sarah is a writer of strange fiction, practitioner of the occult, proud New Englander, and werewolf apologist. When not summoning ancient forces, she can be found hunting for the best ramen restaurants around.

Occult Documentaries of the ’70s and ’80s

In the '70s and '80s, public perception of the occult went from an amusing novelty to a full-blown panic. The occult documentaries became sinister.

Dirge Goes to The Movies: A Look at Three Vintage Occult Documentaries

Three vintage occult documentaries as part of a series exploring the public perception of the occult.

The Devil’s Den, A Look Inside The Salem Art Gallery

The Salem Art Gallery isn't just any art gallery; it's also home to The Satanic Temple and cultural home for a new branch of an old religion.

The Devil You Know: Satanic Activism in Trump’s America

A lot of Americans might think Donald Trump is the devil, but a rising tide of Satanic activism seems to suggest he's giving the devil a bad name.

How Does ‘The Craft’ Hold Up as a Witchy Institution 20 Years Later?

It's been 20 years since The Craft hit theaters. Finish vomiting, and take a look at what it got right, wrong, and how it compared to other witchy films