Episodes

Episode 38 – Mr. Crowley

We finally find out what went on in Mr Crowley’s head, as we investigate the life, times, and yes, a few crimes of poet and occultist Aleister Crowley, the most famous non-Satanist to ever illuminate our Satanic ethos.

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Episode 37 – Satanism 105: Satanic Ritual How-To Guide

We’re turning Black Mass into a mass movement, because by popular request it’s time for our almost-definitive how-to guide on DIYing Satanic rituals. How do you write and perform a Black Mass? We give you tips on putting theory into practice to produce your own unique Black Mass.

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Episode 36 – Dialing for Devils

Dial 666 for the operator – it’s time for our first Black Mass Appeal call-in show! We switch it up and listen to the listeners this time around, answering all your burning questions.

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Episode 35 – A Merry Little Krampus

Have yourself a creepy little Christmas with the most Satanic of holiday spirits, Krampus! We discuss Krampus’s origins, how he evokes the darkness of the winter months, and why he’s surged in popularity in the United States in the past few years.

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Episode 34 – Which Craft: Witchcraft and Satanism

Maybe because back in Ye Olden Days witches were thought to have made pacts with the devil, witchcraft and Satanism are often conflated. We talk with Oakland’s Woke Witch to clear up the misconceptions about modern witchcraft to see how it differs from – and intersects with – modern Satanism.

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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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