VICE heads to Cape Town to meet Cecil Begbie, a Methodist priest and exorcist, who believes he can expel demons from a murderer who claims he was possessed when he carried out the crime.
The New England town has come to nurture a culture that is far more inclusive and tolerant of fringe religions than its reputation might suggest.
For over 20 years, Pokémon has been a scapegoat for crises social, political, and even spiritual.
It's hard to imagine the delegates for Donald Trump sleeping in this decrepit, "haunted" funeral home that has a bloody statue of Jesus fucking Mary Magdalene.
"In order to get people to listen to you around here, you actually have to tell them you're the damn devil."
Satanism is basically atheism but with a pinch of devil worship. We asked a satanic reverend to explain why it's more than just teenage angst.
Turns out it's pretty much the same thing as everyone else.
After shooting 47-year-old Nickcole Dykema with a beanbag to no effect—twice—police eventually took her down with a Taser.
This isn't the only recent example of Russian groups destroying art in the name of religion.
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No one is sacrificing innocent children to the Dark Overlord.
The satanic panic of the 80s and early 90s gave birth to a squad dedicated to hunting satanic crimes, and today the status of the unit remains shrouded in mystery.
To beat a nasty nitrous addiction, Harvard and Stanford grad Lilith Starr turned to Satan.
Also this week: A woman freaked out because she thought she saw a pentagram in a school bus brake light.
Sitting among the cow skulls in his spooky bungalow, Phil Mawson told me about his conversion from the evil "cult" of Jehovah's Witnesses to the humane world of Satanism.
I recently started thinking and writing about the infamous LA serial killer. Not because I sympathized with him, or wanted to humanize what he had done, but because there was something in his extreme behavior that was fascinating.
On the evening of July 18, 2013, Kathy Barlas returned to her home in Mason City, Iowa, to find her adult son waiting in the garage in his underwear, dripping with blood. "Mom, I killed Satan," he told her.
Following Catholic uproar, a proposed satanic mass at Harvard has been canceled. This is not a victory for religious tolerance but a case of a small religion getting bullied into submission because it offended a big religion.
April Fools' Day is traditionally a peaceful time of eating mayonnaised ham and tricking your spouse with fake gum, but many young people are using the holiday as an excuse to "rage" and "get turnt up," consuming a dangerous drink called "Foolio."
We spoke to this shadowy Atlanta producer, who just dropped a mixtape of hardcore rap so demoniac it makes Odd Future's satanic tourism look like a charity Easter egg hunt. With performances from Future, Alley Boy, Big Bank Black, and the Real Rick Ross,
Shane Bugbee has been pissing people off since the early 90s with his obscene zines and satanic pornos. Shane and his wife Amy's most recent book and movie is the result of a year spent living on the road. They set out to make a scathing indictment of Ame…
Norway has been linked to grandiose notions of evil for centuries. Soltun, a school Norwegians attend for one year after secondary school in the town of Harstad, announced that it will be offering a new course devoted to a yearlong study of the evil that
Beneath the park's quaint exterior is a subculture of anonymous gay sex and satanism. I haven't seen any dead bodies, but there's always something going on in the wilds—beyond the road, out where the sex addicts and scary monsters lurk. That's where I spe…
If nobody else is willing to say this out loud, I'll step up to the plate. Barack Obama is totally ripping off Sammy Davis Jr.
This is an excerpt from the book Nasjonalsatanisten (The National Satanist) by Erlend Erichsen, translated for Vice.