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An Occult History of the Television Set

The origin of the television set was heavily shrouded in both spiritualism and the occult, writes author Stefan Andriopoulos in his new book Ghostly Apparitions. In fact, as its very name implies, the television was first conceived as a technical device for seeing at a distance: like the telephone (speaking at a… » 2/13/14 1:07pm 2/13/14 1:07pm

Suburban Satanists chagrined that somebody stole their "VOTE FOR SATAN" yard sign

And now, a news report that out-Satans that Christmas light fiasco that ignited the Eastern Tennessee media market last December in a geyser of hellfire. Obviously, we're not thrilled that anybody's lawn ornaments were stolen, but seriously, this is the apotheosis of regional news. » 7/03/12 10:25am 7/03/12 10:25am

When Geraldo Rivera took on Satanism (and a very confused Ozzy Osbourne)

Back in 1988, mustachioed talk-show gadfly Geraldo Rivera aired a very special two-hour exposé on America's foremost seducer of innocents: Satanism! The host somehow managed to spin heavy metal album covers and disparate crimes into a sensationalist yarn about a million-strong Satanic conspiracy overtaking the nation. » 8/09/11 12:00pm 8/09/11 12:00pm