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BizarreCvltureFeaturedHistory

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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ArtCvltureFeaturedTattoo

If blood were black, it would have been touched by the ink of one of the most talented artists of the dark art of tattoo. Hidden in his little room in the back of Seven Doors Tattoo in London, Rafel Delalande is surrounded by skulls, amulets, stones, small sculptures and

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When I was a kid, I dreaded every Sunday being dragged to church to sit there bored out of my tree for three hours. If I was lucky, I would get shuffled out to Sunday School, and then I would have to listen to the holier than thou suck ups

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BizarreCvltureDocumentariesFeaturedFilmHistory

I am fascinated by the crossroads where organized religion and the occult meet, and one of the most profound places this happens is during the rites of exorcism. A religion that tells you that there is only one way to look at the supernatural, and yet tacitly cosigns the most

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CvltureDIYFeaturedSocial Justice

What do you seek? What do you see in the darkness? And what kingdom do you pledge yourself to? These sound like the questions one might read at the beginning of a bodice ripper, or the introduction to a video game. But when taken deeply inside, when grasped tightly and

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CvltureFeaturedHistory

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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