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The Nightmarish History of “Lost” Underground Film WHERE EVIL DWELLS

[WARNING: Disturbing content ahead] In one of our true-crime features, we detailed the gruesome case of teenage murderer Ricky Kasso — a violent sociopathic drug dealer whose brutal, sadistic crime was swept up in the tide of ‘80s “Satanic Panic,” including mostly baseless rumors that Kasso was part of a secret occult society that conducted […]

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This Graphic Horror Short GOAT WITCH Will Melt Your Mind [NSFW]

If you think recent films like THE WITCH and A DARK SONG were the most intense depictions of occult horror in recent years, we suggest you consider the video below… but be warned, it’s definitely not suitable for work viewing. Granted, mentioning the aforementioned slow-burn titles alongside today’s short is one hell of an apples-to-oranges […]

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The Mystery Of The Jersey Devil!

Cryptozoology is the pseudoscience that is set out to determine whether or not mythological and folkloric creatures are real as well as discovering and identifying unknown creatures and shedding light on animals once thought extinct. It is well known for its attempted discovery of Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster and even the goat-suckers of Mexico, […]

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Were America’s Public Schools Started By… SATAN?

Regardless of your thoughts on the public school system, it is an important, necessary function of a thriving democracy. Public schools ensure that all children, no matter their gender or class, get an education that will provide kids literacy, basic math skills, and a general understanding of the way the world works. But did you […]

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The “Satanic” Story of Infamous Murderer Ricky Kasso

One of the oldest bromides in American society, perhaps in the world at large, is that the young people of any given time period are always awful, and so much worse than the generation before them. We’re seeing it right now with all the trendy hatred for millennials — who are apparently the worst generation […]

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The “Digital Drug” SATAN’S SONG Allegedly Opens a Gateway to Hell [VIDEO]

Today’s story will likely send chills through anyone who might have explored the new, uncharted territory known as “Binaural Beats,” “Digital Drugs” or “I-Dosing.” These terms refer to an auditory phenomenon that, when properly synchronized and sometimes combined with specific visuals, triggers a hallucinatory reaction in some listeners. Here’s some backstory if you’re new to […]

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What’s It Like to Be a Christian Who’s Obsessed With Horror?

If you know me, even just a little bit, it’s apparent that I’m incredibly passionate about the horror genre. At any given time, you can either find me writing about horror, watching horror movies, attending horror events and/or going to haunted attractions and immersive experiences. However, what a lot of people may not realize is […]

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Five Chilling Creepypastas Involving Deadly Occult Rituals

We’ve previously examined a particularly disturbing viral legend reported by a user known as InfernalNightmare333, who broke down a specific set of rules for an extremely spooky party game, through which the player(s) could allegedly summon Satan himself. But it’s been a while since we visited other nightmarish so-called “games” and similar arcane rituals circulating […]

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The Fascinating Urban Legend of Proctor & Gamble & the Church of Satan

It’s easy to see how some urban legends get their start. The story of razor blades in Halloween candy, for example, was blown out of proportion after a father killed his son with poison-laced Halloween candy. But some urban legends seem to come out of nowhere, with no basis in anything. Such is the urban […]

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Did DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Kill James Dallas Egbert III?

In the early 1980s, the United States went straight up goofy. Coming off of a gas shortage, still dealing with the Cold War, and a shrinking economy were all blamed on, essentially, one thing, Satan. Savings and Loan Scandal? Satan. Iran Contra? Satan. Bon Jovi? Satan. The Bon Jovi one is true, but the others […]

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Hail Satan! Celebrities Who Joined the Church of Satan

When Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey published THE SATANIC BIBLE in 1969, he not only caused an uproar in the Christian community, he attracted the attention of individuals looking for a new direction that veered away from the stodginess and strict dogma of Christianity. Although the church’s beliefs are vast and broad, its core […]

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Five People Who Sold Their Souls To The Devil (Allegedly)

Maybe it’s a leftover of my Catholic childhood, but there’s little I find scarier than the idea of a pact with the devil. Logically, I don’t know why the Source of All Evil would respect a contractual obligation in the first place, but I still don’t even joke about selling my soul to the devil… […]

Sex, Drugs, and…Satan!: The Rise and Fall of the 80s Satanic Panic

In 1980, Canadian psychiatrist Lawrence Pazder and his patient Michelle Smith released a memoir called MICHELLE REMEMBERS. The book describes Michelle’s recovered memories of supposed Satanic ritual abuse as a child. The first such book to be released on the subject, MICHELLE REMEMBERS alleged that Michelle’s mother was part of a Satanic cult and forced her […]

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5 Ridiculous Things that were Considered Satanic in the 1980s

“The Satanic Panic” was the Red Scare of the 1980s. Communists lurking around every corner were replaced by devil worshipers living amongst us in the suburbs. Shows like 20/20 and 60 Minutes were frightening folks into believing Satanists weren’t only living next door, but they were probably also hiding in the attic. There was nowhere […]

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The Beast of Jersey: This Real-Life Monster is the Stuff of Nightmares

This is the mask of unbridled terror — the heinous masquerade of the depraved individual known as “The Beast of Jersey,” who perpetrated a decade-long reign of loathsome terror upon unsuspecting innocents. Clad in a woman’s black wig atop a chillingly disfigured rubber mask — an inhuman visage that would give even Leatherface nightmares — […]