Episodes

Episode 33 – Satan in the Bible

With the amount of hand-wringing done about his power and influence, you’d think that Satan had a lead role in the Bible. Turns out, he’s more of a guest star. In this show, we read the actual passages of the Bible that feature Satan as a character… and there aren’t that many.

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Episode 32 – Apocalypse How?

Despite Satanists not having any interest in the apocalypse, other religions – and pop culture – always try to rope Satan into their doomsday plans. We contemplate the really freaky American obsession with the apocalypse, and look at the many weird ways society insists we Satanists are the ones who are beginning the end times.

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Episode 31 – Sinema Studies: Satanism In Horror

To borrow a phrase from another podcast: You’re in a Satanic cult, call your dad. Or… watch a movie! We showcase four vintage horror movies featuring Satanic cults and the panic they create. With Rachel of the Zombie Grrlz Horror Podcast to join us, we discuss the weird, the campy, and the legitimately disturbing films we were forced to watch.

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Black Mass Appeal on Bizarre States

Last summer, Simone and Daniel appeared on the podcast Bizarre States to talk about modern Satanism with hosts Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser at the ID10T Festival in Mountain View – an appearance that set in motion the idea for Black Mass Appeal.

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Episode 28 – How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love Lovecraft

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all that it knows about H.P. Lovecraft: the 20th century horror writer whose tentacles keep creeping into Satanic philosophy. We look at the life and writings of good ol’ Howard Phillips, and the weird effect he’s had on Satanism and pop culture.

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Episode 27 – BMA AMA

One year ago, we released our very first episode of Black Mass Appeal, “Satanism 101,” and it’s been a hell of a year ever since. As our birthday present to you, we’re having a “BMA AMA” – you asked whatever burning questions were on your mind, and we answered!

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Episode 26 – Jex Blackmore

Jex Blackmore is a Satanic artist, activist, and former spokesperson for the Satanic Temple. We chat with her about her new work, the state of the country, and the future of Satanism in American public life.

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Episode 25 – The Omening

In the beginning, acclaimed authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett teamed up for the most British version of Armageddon ever. We discuss the story of demon Crowley and angel Aziraphale doing their damnedest (and blessedest) stop the end of the world.

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