Episode 109 – La-Bas

Episode 109 – La-Bas

In 1891, French popular author JK Huysmans scandalized the public with his novel La-Bas, a sultry and sleazy story surveying sex, shame, and Satanism. What inspired him to delve into such outrageous material — and why did so many people take him seriously?...
Episode 82 – History of Witchcraft

Episode 82 – History of Witchcraft

  The Witching Hour runs ‘round the clock this time of year, but although we have discussed witchcraft on Black Mass Appeal before we’ve never examined the true history of witchery and how it became associated with Satan. Also, Satanic Bay Area is treating itself...
Episode 81 – Satan Speaks!

Episode 81 – Satan Speaks!

Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey died in 1997, but that would not quite be the last we heard from him! The following year saw the publication of Satan Speaks!, a collection of LaVeyssays that had not previously appeared in book form, now comprising his final word...