Nothing New Under the Dumb

Nothing New Under the Dumb

“Belief in Satan is a very old conspiracy theory,” folklorist Bill Ellis says. There is no “new Satanic Panic”: The panic was old when religion was young.

Mounting Dis-Ease

Mounting Dis-Ease

Most of our Bay Area Satanists don’t need to hear this. Most of you would get the vaccine this second even if it meant biting into a cactus like an apple.

Easter Mess: Kosher Devils

Easter Mess: Kosher Devils

Many of the tropes we take for granted about Satanism have roots in anti-Jewish bigotry, although like the appeal of George Burns, they can be hard to place.