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CvltureHistoryUncategorized

Thirty years before madness consumed the sleepy New England village of Salem, Satan’s hold had already crept into the New World. Colonial America was barely a century in age when demons from the old world crawled into the colonies. From 1647 to 1663, panic, fear, and accusations flew through the

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BizarreCvltureHistory

The film Hereditary, which was recently released on video, is scary as shit. I don’t need to quote a well-established critic to back me up here, I’m a horror connoisseur and I spent the last the last ten minutes of the film with my mouth literally agape. When the reveal

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Even with the collected knowledge of generations literally at our fingertips, there’s something to be said for the printed word. It’s undeniably exciting to page through a 600-year-old vellum-bound manuscript, knowing it will outlive you and everyone you know. And while it doesn’t really matter if wisdom comes from the

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DocumentariesFilmMovies

By now any conspiracy weirdo worth his salt – I’m looking at you – has seen Room 237 – the Rodney Ascher documentary about interpretations of Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 stone cold classic The Shining. Its true meaning is tied in with the genocide of Native Americans, because of the imagery

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When you hear someone mention “The Satanic Panic”, your mind is probably flooded with all sorts of images, like vintage Iron Maiden tees with Eddie prominently displayed in some nightmarish incarnation. Or Dungeons & Dragons and a twelve-sided die. Or perhaps Anton LaVey sporting his signature Fu Manchu mustache and

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Uncompromisingly visceral in its uniquely transcendent vision, Cloister Recordings has quickly cemented itself as a stalwart in the underground, multi-genred musical landscape in the span of 4 short, busy years. Acts as diverse as Trepaneringsritualen, Amalthea, Hell, Korouva, Grok, Den Arkaiska Rösten and now Leila Abdul-Rauf (solo work from the

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