William Mortensen: American Grotesque and The Command To Look

from Wikipedia: His arguments defending romanticism photography led him to be “ostracized from most authoritative canons of photographic history.” In an essay, Larry Lytle wrote “Due to his approach—both technically and philosophically in opposition to straight or purist adherents — he is amongst the most problematic figures in photography in the twentieth-century… historians and critics […]

Iconic: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation

Iconic uses vivid color and detail to document Apple’s journey in design, form and function — and looks back at over 35 years of Apple innovation. Four years in the making, the author captured over 150,000 photos of nearly every product Apple has made, including rare prototypes and even packaging. Complementing the photography are forewords […]

9Sense Interview with CoS Magistra Blanche Barton

Walpurgisnacht XLVIII A.S. – Warlock Adam P. Campbell sits down with Magistra Templi Rex of the Church of Satan, Blanche Barton, for an intimate and informative conversation about her early family life, exposure to Satanism, meeting her future husband Magus Anton Szandor LaVey, and motherhood. More on Adam’s fine program can be found here.

Too Much Horror Business: Kirk Hammett

First heard about this book last year when Hammett was a guest at Chiller Theatre, which I missed attending. The book has received some great reviews at Amazon (take that as you will) as well as kudos from FearNet, an interview/plug with Fangoria and a better look at the inside, courtesy of Rolling Stone. Looks […]

Books: New Acquisitions

A few notes: The Satanic Scriptures is the paperback edition. I also have two of the slipcase editions from their initial (and limited) release. Rapid Eye Movement was gotten for $5. Usually goes for considerably more. Shit Magnet, signed by the author. The Victor Book of the Opera — got it half-price, and it’s incredibly […]

TalkingStickTV – Adam Parfrey Interview

As some of you might know, Feral House has published such official Church of Satan books as The Satanic Witch, The Devil’s Notebook, The Secret Life of a Satanist and Satan Speaks. In this interview, Adam Parfrey largely discusses his company’s more recent release, Ritual America, a book traversing the influence of secret societies.

Las Escrituras Satánicas – The Satanic Scriptures in Spanish

Five years ago, The Satanic Scriptures, a fundamental book on modern-day Satanism, was published. Today the co-publisher and designer is preparing for the release of Las Escrituras Satánicas, the Spanish language edition to be released on Halloween of this year. A team of 6 translators and proofreaders from just as many different Spanish speaking countries have been […]