A Fine Day to Celebrate Your Carnality! Perhaps you might be aroused and evoke that ancient Roman fertility festival of Lupercalia? Or mayhap find heated inspiration via the traditional date to share tokens of romantic love with those who have fired your passions? As if one needed a special day to responsibly partake of the sensual joys that nature offers. Yet, here we are, so joyously indulge! Despite the vicissitudes plaguing human societies on a global level, Lust has not been banished. Its pursuit has always required inventive means for expression. It is well known that many of our technological advances have […]
News on the new film “Realm of Satan”! Also, addressing false claims about serial killer Richard Ramirez and the Church of Satan (no, he was never a member, nor practiced what we believe), and answering listener questions about the Universal Life Church and Satanic weddings, membership privacy, and other topics.
Magistra Barton, Maga Nadramia, and I were honored to attend and support Scott Cummings’ masterful first feature—a project first proposed to us 9 years ago. All good things to those who wait! It is a challenging film, not at all a typical didactic documentary, and its approach clearly goes over the heads of some viewers. GIZMODO reviewed it and got the entire point of this fascinating work, essentially conceived to function as a visual ritual. Please read Cheryl Eddy’s succinct and perceptive review: Realm of Satan Brings Dark Glamour to a Misunderstood Culture The film’s distribution is currently being negotiated, […]
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 […]
On the final #SinisterScuttlebutt episode of 2023, we discuss winter holidays, branch birthdays, mass officer promotions, an increase to family separation pay, and a Naval Reservist’s destruction of a statue followed by calls to outlaw Satanism. On THE TOWER, Magister Adam Campbell talks recruiting and retention of military spouses and increasing servicemember base pay. Stream Infernal Legion Podcast #041. Download Infernal Legion Podcast #041.