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Ali Kellog

Born in Los Angeles to a Buddhist musician and an Italian flight attendant, Ali is an archaeologist-in-training, musician, Holocaust museum tour guide, Chapter Head for The Satanic Temple's Los Angeles chapter, writer, illustrator, photographer, DJ, aquarium enthusiast and cat mom. She studied Anthropology at UCLA, and has had her writing and art published in magazines and academic journals around the world. Her research brought her to excavate at various Classic Maya sites in Belize, Guatemala and Mexico. Ali co-founded annual music festival LA Psych Fest, and has worked with various organizations including Playing For Change, ChangeFire and Cornerstone Orphanages in Central America, and Voice of Roma.

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As the Bubonic Plague rolled across China, the Middle East, Russia and Europe from the 14th to 17th centuries, it claimed an estimated 150 million lives, along with the title of deadliest epidemic in human history. Originating in China in the 1300s, it hitched a ride on the Silk Road

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One of the few male figures during the Salem Witch Trials of the 1600s was a man named Giles Corey. Born in England, Giles later immigrated to Massachusetts and became a prosperous farmer and a pious figure in the Salem church. By 1692, the trials had absorbed daily life in

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When Cortez and his conquistadors arrived on the coast of Mexico in 1519, never before having seen or heard of tattooing, they were horrified to discover that the Indigenous people not only “worshipped devils in the form of states and idols,” but had somehow managed to “imprint indelible images of

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