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Mitch Horowitz: Good, Clean Satanism  Occult writer and lecturer Mitch Horowitz reflects on his early impressions of Satanism and rediscovering the writings and philosophy of Anton LaVey. I had once written off Anton as a showman and gifted musician with a instinct for the (virtual) kill. I saw his theology as little more than a secularized bastardization of British occultist Aleister Crowley, with a side of Ayn Rand’s Objectivist ethics and will-to-self thrown in. I was wrong. As I recently discovered in cultural critic and occult explorer Carl Abrahamsson’s stunningly insightful forthcoming study Occulture, Anton had a more fully developed […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Occulture 2017 Lecture/Webinar:  Anton LaVey – Magical Innovator  Already in The Satanic Bible, Anton LaVey had shown considerable creativity. Concepts like ”Psychic Vampire” and ”The Balance Factor” soon became household terms in America and the rest of the world. His description of the ritual space as an ”Intellectual Decompression Chamber” also hit home outside the strictly Satanic perimeters. As did the slightly later term ”Occultnik”, signifying a person who is lost within old structures of occultism without being able to see what’s really of use on a practical, material level. LaVey’s initial key works, The Satanic Bible and The Satanic Rituals, are great examples […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

The Den of Iniquity – Blade Runner: Satanic Future Noir (Video) Reverend Raul Antony is joined by Magus Peter H. Gilmore, Magistra Peggy Nadramia, and Magistra Ruth Waytz to discuss the world of Blade Runner, artificial human companions, the ethics of self-aware AI, Anton LaVey on “Future Noir”, critical response to Blade Runner 2049, and more. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD. We discuss the two Blade Runner films in detail, including the 3 recent short films.

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Stephen Romano Gallery Presents: "DE DOMO DIABOLI", Opening Reception Oct 30 NYC (William Mortensen, LaVey) Stephen Romano Gallery is thrilled to announce the exhibition “DE DOMO DIABOLI” (The Devil’s House) in association with The Living Gallery Outpost in New York City’s East Village. The exhibition celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) 2017 and All Hallows’ Eve (Halloween) 2017 by curating together some of the most celebrated contemporary and historical artists whose subject is the art of the esoteric, the old ways and folkloristic magic. The exhibition will feature a selection of newly discovered and never seen before photographic works […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

The Forest Passage Podcast: Carl Abrahamsson Magister Carl Abrahamsson joins Reverend Raul A. to discuss his work on the Jayne Mansfield and Anton LaVey photo book CALIFORNIA INFERNAL, his occult & outsider culture journal THE FENRIS WOLF, the art of Austin Osman Spare & John Balance, the photos of Tom Benson, the work of JOE COLEMAN, working with Vanessa Sinclair on CUT TO FIT THE MOUTH, the AN ART APART bio film series, his upcoming book OCCULTURE to be released by Inner Traditions, and much more. Listen now at Heathen Harvest Subscribe via iTunesSubscribe via Stitcher RadioCALIFORNIA INFERNAL: Jayne Mansfield […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

The Occult Technology of Power Audio Book Now Available  New for 2017: books on tape! 1980s media nostalgia + 70s conspiracy theory + current year misanthropy. Michaelanthony Mitchell reads The Occult Technology of Power The Initiation of the Son of a Finance Capitalist into the Arcane Secrets of Economic and Political Power Limited* numbered edition of 66 cassette tapes for $6.66. Casssette tape is a Yersinia Pestis + Underworld Amusements co-release. *Unlimited digital edition available through Audible.com and iTunes This is the programme of the one percent! First surfacing in 1974 from underground sources, The Occult Technology of Power is […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Magister Carl Abrahamsson’s “Occulture: The Unseen Forces That Drive Culture Forward” Pre-Order Available Explores the role of magic and the occult in art and culture from ancient times to today  • Examines key figures behind esoteric cultural developments, such as Carl Jung, Anton LaVey, Paul Bowles, Aleister Crowley, and Rudolf Steiner • Explores the history of magic as a source of genuine counter culture and compares it with our contemporary soulless, digital monoculture • Reveals how the magic of art can be restored if art is employed as a means rather than an end and offers strategies to rekindle intuitive […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

California Infernal: Free Shipping Worldwide July 15 to August 15 Movie star Jayne Mansfield and notorious Satanist Anton LaVey met in 1966. Both were publicity conscious and made the most of the meetings, which evolved into friendship. Almost always present was German paparazzo Walter Fischer, stationed in Hollywood and catering to image- and scandal-hungry photo magazines all over the world.Fischer’s unique collection of photos takes us straight into the ritual chamber of the Church of Satan in LaVey’s infamous “black house” in San Francisco, as well as into Mansfield’s Hollywood “pink palace”. We also get to follow LaVey on excursions […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

California Infernal is Back! 15% Discount at TRAPART Books Movie star Jayne Mansfield and notorious Satanist Anton LaVey met in 1966. Both were publicity conscious and made the most of the meetings, which evolved into friendship. Almost always present was German paparazzo Walter Fischer, stationed in Hollywood and catering to image- and scandal-hungry photo magazines all over the world. Fischer’s unique collection of photos takes us straight into the ritual chamber of the Church of Satan in LaVey’s infamous “black house” in San Francisco, as well as into Mansfield’s Hollywood “pink palace”. We also get to follow LaVey on excursions […]