“Don’t”: Video Premiere From Occult Pop Duo A Place Both Wonderful And Strange

Slutist is pleased to present the video premiere of “Don’t,” the bewitching first single off A Place Both Wonderful And Strange‘s forthcoming album, Sorry For Your Loss. To delve into the neo-pagan symbology of this haunting artifact, we communed with Russ Marshalek and Niabi Aquena about its creation and their creative process. Catch the Brooklyn-based occult pop duo live at Eraserhood […]

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A Star is a Star: Tribute to Candida Royalle

One of the worst things about death, aside from the obvious innate primal grief we feel and the bone-sick reminder that our time has its own expiration date, are the generalizations. A life is such a complex layer cake of history, heartbreak, and stories, so when someone dies, especially someone as one-of-a-kind as Candida Royalle, […]

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Poisonous Nostalgia: A Pagan Witch’s Guide to Burying ‘The Craft’ Cult

Nostalgia is a powerful thing. It’s a thing that makes you answer the phone when you see an ex-love’s name pop up, and you meet that person again remembering all the reasons why you stopped talking in the first place. It makes you long for certain fashions or styles that you remember being so attractive and […]

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Pure Magical Love: The Work Of Heather Lynn

Heather Lynn is a multidisciplinary artist and gallery owner based in Chicago. A woman who mixes witch craft, pop sensibilities, costume design, dance, tapestry making, playwriting, electronic music, business owning, and sculpture work (to name a few), she also manages to maintain powerful, beautiful friendships and long-term partnerships with other local creatives. Though I can’t […]

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Hot Tub Whore Machine: Finally, A Porn Parody For Metal Sluts

I’m a sucker for a good porn parody. From Pulp Friction and Edward Penishands to Dawn of the Head, a good X-rated spoof can simultaneously skewer mainstream Hollywood, mock pornographic tropes, and (hopefully) have you dripping in under 30 minutes. Enter Hot Tub Whore Machine, a metal slut’s liquid dream and the latest release from the OG punk rock purveyors of porn, Burning Angel. Picture this: you’re […]

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Emily Lindin On Confronting Sexual Bullying And Creating Slut: A Documentary Film

Emily Lindin has battled slut-shaming for decades — first in her personal life, and now in her career as a feminist advocate and founder of The UnSlut Project. In 2013, Lindin published her middle school diaries online, revealing her own intimate and painful experiences with slut-shaming to raise awareness about sexual bullying. Since then, Lindin has become a vocal anti-slut-shaming activist, spreading her message around […]

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Free the Nipple: Tits and Activism

You’ve probably encountered the viral campaign for #freethenipple that’s been percolating over the past year. In anticipation of the new film inspired by real events, celebrities from Cara Delevingne and Lena Dunham to Miley Cyrus have come out in support of the movie and the movement to de-stigmatize women’s bodies. Slutist was at the IFC preview with the filmmakers […]

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