A look at Satanic Rules of the Earth numbers 1 and 10. Also, Bill celebrates 20 years of The Devil’s Mischief, and shares some thoughts on a recent Satanic baptism performed, his returning appearance on Reaper’s Underground, and answering questions on criminal records, Satansplain’s theme music, and a hair-raising Satanecdote.
A look at the Church of Satan suggested film list, plus Bill’s Satanic salute to the late, great Paul Reubens. Also Bill responds to mail on various topics, including finding better Satanism internet forums, and why adding to the word “LaVeyan” before the word “Satanism” is not only redundant but just adds to the confusion.
In a 1971 letter, Anton LaVey declared “Satanism is Americanism”. Hear the full meaning of this, as Magister Bill celebrates July 4th and answers some listener mail himself.
While some people love to state “I’m spiritual, not religious”, Satanists are instead religious, not spiritual. Hear a long lost essay on the topic, and answers to listener mail regarding the trans movement, social darwinism, collectivism, and other topics.
Bill answers some listener mail about Satanic essays, Satanic sigils, the strange phenomenon of Christian TikTok users “respecting” Satanism, and the absurdity of an “After School Satan” club.
Satansplain celebrates its first anniversary with “Spotlights, Dimbulbs, and Shine”, a special talk that was presented only at the Church of Satan’s 50th anniversary gathering in 2016. Magister Bill shares his own observations concerning members who’ve come in and out of the spotlight over the years, the dimbulbs who don’t get Satanism, and how Satanists might maximize their potential.
00:00 – Intro
05:13 – Overview
11:22 – Spotlights
20:53 – Dimbulbs
42:38 – Shine
Bill answers listener questions about Satanic weddings, advice for young Satanists, and other topics.
Before The Satanic Bible, before heavy metal, there was “The Satanic Mass”. Explore the history and content of this infamous 1968 album, recorded and released by the Church of Satan.
Download the album & liner notes for free:
Hymn of the Satanic Empire (includes sheet music & tablature):
Satanic Mass essay:
In 1980, Anton LaVey was brought to the FBI’s attention on completely fabricated accusations against him. Some idiots today still make a big to-do out of this obscure absurdity. Bill addresses this and answers listener mail, with some questions on pseudo-satanism, comments on some of the more recent episodes, a crazy Satanic anecdote, and more.
Back in the early 1970s, the Church of Satan experimented with different hierarchy standards, from color-coded medallions to multiple ceremonial titles, eventually scrapping what didn’t work and keeping what did. Internal newsletters from the day share some insight into what that was like.