The Pont-Saint-Esprit mass poisoning of 1951 confounded scientists and doctors alike for decades. At first blamed on ergot mold poisoning, almost 300 people who ate bread from a local bakery in the French village of Pont-Saint-Esprit were affected by hallucinations, insomnia and psychosis, resulting in 7 deaths and 50 asylum internments.
CRASS were massively influential in 80s punk culture, specifically for pioneering the anarcho-punk movement. Noisey’s “Get Out of Your Own Way: Anarchy & Peace with Penny Rimbaud of Crass” documents the life and beliefs of CRASS member Penny Rimbaud. Penny talks about discovering the “real” world through his father’s military service,
subMedia.TV and their show The Stimulator is one of my favorite places to get information from the (far) left. More than ever, we all need a place where we can find news that hasn’t been bought and sold by big business! After ten years, The Stimulator has called it quits – check
Written by Gregory Hadley The Chicago Ripper Crew. Robin Gecht had worked for John Wayne Gacy, the Killer Clown. After Gacy was arrested and incarcerated, Robin formed his own cult, with Edward Spreitzer, Andrew Kokoraleis and Thomas Kokoraleis. Obsessed with Satanic rituals, Heavy Metal music and murder, the Crew engaged
Photographer Emily Harris has crossed over into a more more expansive medium of film to delve deeper into heavy metal subculture. Her studies first looked at the Atlanta Metal scene, and now find her looking the world over at some of the biggest festivals, from the Tuska Open Air Festival
I am fascinated by the crossroads where organized religion and the occult meet, and one of the most profound places this happens is during the rites of exorcism. A religion that tells you that there is only one way to look at the supernatural, and yet tacitly cosigns the most