Satanic Sacrifice

There are a lot of misconceptions about Satanism and the rite of sacrifice. Thanks to Christian propaganda and its pervasiveness throughout popular culture, there is an alarmingly prevalent belief in satanic sacrifice. The Satanic Panic of the ’80s only intensified that fear. There are still people who believe that Satanists are evil people who sacrifice […]

Halloween Traditions – Jack-o-Lanterns

Jack-o-lanterns are a key symbol of modern Halloween. You know it’s spooky season when you start seeing orange pumpkins with wide grins carved into them sitting next to people’s doors. Like Halloween costumes, Jack-o-lanterns are another Halloween tradition that finds its origins in Samhain. Since the pumpkins we use today are not native to Europe, […]

Halloween Traditions – Costumes

Costume parties are an integral aspect of the Halloween tradition in the US. There is an entire industry dedicated to mass producing and selling Halloween costumes, though the best ones are homemade. I’ve said before that Halloween is a creative holiday, and costumes are a part of that creativity. Even adults participate in the activity, […]

Demons and Sh*t – Moloch

Name: MolochType: Canaanite DeityOrigin: Biblical My first encounter with Moloch comes from a silly parody of “Jesus Loves the Little Children”: “Moloch loves the little children / All the children of the world / Black and black and black and black / Stick their ashes in a sack / Moloch loves the little children of […]

Help Yourself

This may seem somewhat hypocritical coming from a blogger whose unsolicited advice is sometimes reminiscent of that coming from a motivational speaker, but the self-help industry is a total scam. I and many of my friends have held that belief for quite a while now, and the reason I’m bringing it up is that the […]