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Satansplain with Magister Bill M.

Satansplain #063 – The Balance Factor and Satanic Magic

The Balance Factor! Hear how this concept relates to the more broader concept of “magic” in Satanism, which of course means first addressing some misconceptions about Satanic magic itself. Also, answering some listener mail about the “LaVeyan Satanism” misnomer, a history-confused Wiccan, and other questions.

Wicked Walpurgisnacht! from the Church of Satan


Tonight, during hours of darkness traditionally noted for legendary excesses of diabolism, we celebrate the 58th anniversary of the founding of the Church of Satan. Magus Anton Sandor LaVey’s well-wrought philosophy continues to inspire our global cabal of discerning individuals. They craft fulfillment as self-realization, via myriad means, fueled by the world’s premiere carnal religion. While we properly fête our accomplishments over the decades, we note that the Church of Satan is given meaning and reality through the accomplishments of its members. With solemnity, we take this night to mark the recent passing of two of our most esteemed comrades, […]

Hail Anton Szandor LaVey!

Celebrating Anton Szandor LaVey

Today, those who have embraced the title Satanist might recall that it is the anniversary of the birth of Magus Anton Szandor LaVey. We owe him a debt for crafting a rational, skeptical, pragmatic philosophy which embraces the human animal for all the glories and ghastliness of which our species is capable. He properly named it after Satan, that grand, mythical adversary of all stultifying spiritual conventions, inspiring the like-minded with such apt symbolism. He called for responsible individuals to hold themselves as their own highest value, and thus, he pioneered a carnal religion like none before. As he said […]

The Demented1: A Moment with Gavin Baddeley

The Demented1: A Moment with Gavin Baddeley

Join your host Blake as he interviews Gavin Baddeley. They discuss Gavin’s book called Lucifer Rising, he’s time with Anton LaVey, Satanism, and much more! Apple Podcast / Spotify

Church of Satan wishes you a Happy New Year!

To a Discerning New Year!

Tomorrow begins year LIX, Anno Satanas. For the new year, we of the Church of Satan have something fine to celebrate. Director Scott Cummings, of BUFFALO JUGGALOS fame, approached us before the pandemic struck with the concept of doing an artistic portrait of the contemporary Church of Satan. Not a didactic documentary, rather it is an effort to visually present our vital members engaging in their passions and their arts, woven together with the ritual traditions established by our founder, Anton Szandor LaVey. Cummings filmed over the course of several years, criss-crossing the USA, and also shooting in Canada and […]

The Devil in the Details

Michelle Misremembers: How a Psychiatrist and His Patient Created the Blueprint for Satanic Ritual Abuse

In his latest The Devil in the Details article for Skeptical Inquirer, Warlock JD Sword reviews Michelle Remembers, the book which provided the blueprint for claims of Satanic Ritual Abuse and arguably helped kickstart the Satanic Panic (which you can read more about here), prompting Anton LaVey to file a defamation suit against the author and publisher (read more about that here), as well as a recent documentary about the book, Satan Wants You, which features Magistra Blanche Barton. Michelle Misremembers: How a Psychiatrist and His Patient Created the Blueprint for Satanic Ritual Abuse

The Phantasy Series

Art Prints from Satanme: The Great Szandor, The Black House

Happy Halloween!!! As the veil of darkness thins ever so greatly tonight, the Devil’s Night, we respectfully celebrate life and death with new vigor and remembrance! On this day of Tricks and Treats, we do have a Treat for you! A Treat, 18 years in the making! I can finally officially announce the Release of the new Phantasy Series of Fine Art Prints and to start I am releasing two works I commissioned 18 years ago, the first is “The Great Szandor,” a dedication piece that allowed my imagination to run wild! The second is “The Black House,” another dedication […]

The Devil in the Details

The Devil in the Details: Anton LaVey, CSICOP and Pseudo Science

In the latest episode of his podcast The Devil in the Details, Warlock Sword, the Satanic Skeptic, dives into a long out-of-print essay of Anton LaVey’s, “Backlash”, and examines LaVey’s opinions of pseudoscience and the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. Spotify / Apple Podcasts