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When you think of the country of Belgium, you might think of waffles, fries and the European Union, or you might even think of the horrors the Belgians committed in the Congo. Most minds would not immediately jump to child murders and pedophile networks that have connections to the Royal

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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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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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The other day I went down a Youtube k-hole where I discovered that the Satanic Panic is alive and well. Yeah yeah, “Stairway to Heaven” contains Satanic messages when you play it backwards. That was the modus operandi of rock n roll bands a few decades ago. But I guess

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Pinched from Dazed Digital Four women, known as the ‘San Antonio Four’, spent 15 years behind bars, convicted for gang-raping two young girls in 1998. Now, Elizabeth Ramirez, Cassandra Rivera, Anna Vasquez and Kristie Mayhugh have been exonerated in a case that was steeped in homophobia and the Satanic Panic.

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In part one of this series, we saw how the French Revolution not only toppled the monarchy, but greatly diminished the power of the Catholic Church in France as well. We also examined how Satan became the conquering hero of artists and writers following the revolution, as a figure spreading

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