Satanism









satanic templeOnce signs are erected signifying that that highway is under the care of the Satanic Temple, will the religiously devout steer clear? The New York group has unveiled a surreal video as part of their Indiegogo campaign to raise the $15,000 needed to “promote a message of Satanic civic pride and social responsibility”:

Help The Satanic Temple spread their message as they enter the adopt-a-highway program in New York City where they will maintain voluntary beautification of a stretch of public highway for at least 2 years by way of litter cleanup and landscaping.

Once approved, the New York Department of Transportation will erect a blue-and-white sign acknowledging The Satanic Temple as the adopters of the designated piece of highway.






Back in the day I worked in an office at 666 Fifth Avenue in New York. I had a couple of people refuse to meet there because of the “satanic” address. This story from ABC News reminded me that some people really take the Bible much too literally:

Walter Slonopas received his W-2 tax form and found the number 666 stamped on it. Calling it a satanic omen, he quit his job.

Slonopas, 52, was a maintenance worker at a metal manufacturing company in Clarksville, Tenn. called Contech Casting LLC.

“I cannot accept this number. If you accept that number, you sell your soul to the devil,” Slonopas told ABC News…





Witness the spirit of Mars summoned three weeks ago in Los Angeles in haunting and beautiful fashion, as Butler invokes forces I would be scared to tamper with:

L&M Arts presents The Bartzabel Working, a performance by filmmaker and artist Brian Butler, on December 4th, 2012. Based on a ceremonial evocation of the spirit of Mars, first written and performed in London in 1910 by the famed British occultist Aleister Crowley, the ritual later became part of Los Angeles history in 1946 when Jack Parsons conducted his own version of this rite with the intention of placing a Martial curse on a pre-scientology L. Ron Hubbard.