Thanksgiving is a strange expedition in our culture: Is it about genocide, New England cuisine, or political tensions in your family? That’s a lot of range.
How do you observe Halloween in the midst of an unprecedent public health crisis? In our case, very carefully.
Bay Area Satanists met on the shores of Golden Gate Park’s Lloyd Lake for a much-needed but still very cautious solstice ritual.
They tell us that the winners write history, but that’s a half-truth. Walpurgisnacht reminds that ALL OF US write history–we’re doing it every day.
As soon as I was old enough to understand this story I objected to it on moral grounds. The divine mass slaughter offended my ideas about personal agency.