I recently had the pleasure of appearing on one of my favorite podcasts: Black Mass Appeal, which is one of the largest (if not the largest) Satanic podcasts on the internet. Rarely do I get the jitters before an interview, but I did with them, because I’m a fan.
We talked about that most perennial and obnoxious of questions from non-Satanists: Why Satan? Why do we find Satan — a villain in our culture — so sympathetic and appealing? How do we, as individual Satanists, answer this question? We explore how Satanism is not a troll but an earnest religious identity (it takes too much effort to be a troll) and how Satanism is an act of radical solidarity with the demonized. We also discuss my unique journey as a queer Satanist, and why queerness and Satan are, for me, deeply linked.
Find the full episode here, and let me know what you think.
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