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October 22, 2020  

Satanic Tarot with Shiva Honey

In this episode of Sacred Tension I'm joined once again by the incredible Shiva Honey to talk ritual, nontheistic mysticism, and Satanic Tarot. Find Shiva Honey at https://www.serpentinae.com/

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October 15, 2020  

Horror and Halloween with Simon Widdop

In this Episode of Sacred Tension I’m joined by Satanic horror poet Simon Widdop to celebrate October and talk about our mutual obsession with horror. We discuss the psychological underpinnings of enjoying horror, how horror makes us think deeply about ethics, the Christian propaganda of supernatural horror, his latest book The Poet From the Black Lagoon, and more. 

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October 7, 2020  

AMA: From Christianity to Satanism

This is the first ever solo Ask Me Anything episode of Sacred Tension. In this episode I take questions from my audience about my personal journey from Christianity to Satanism, how to handle an aversion to Christians, my take on protests and riots, my favorite pop culture representations of Satan,  my thoughts on Satanists using Tarot, and much more.

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September 30, 2020  

A Satanic Defense of Free Speech with Lucien Greaves, Part 2

I continue my conversation with Lucien Greaves of The Satanic Temple. We talk about Black Lives Matter, effective protest, LGBT rights, and we take questions from my audience.

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September 16, 2020  

A Satanic Defense of Free Speech with Lucien Greaves

In this episode of Sacred Tension I'm joined by Lucien Greaves, co-founder and spokesperson for The Satanic Temple. We discuss conspiracy theories, Qanon, the destructive nature social media platforms, and why we must all be ardent defenders of free speech. This is part one of a two-part conversation.

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September 11, 2020  

The Process Church of the Final Judgement feat. William Morrison

In this episode of Sacred Tension I talk to William Morrison -- longtime Satanic Temple leader and member of legendary industrial band Skinny Puppy -- about the "deviant psychotherapy cult" Process Church of the Final Judgement, and how it laid the philosophical groundwork for The Satanic Temple. Watch Sympathy for the Devil -- the documentary about The Process -- here: https://thesatanictemple.tv/media/sympathy-for-the-devil/ and don't forget to use my promo code SACREDTENSION at checkout to receive one month free.

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September 2, 2020  

Uncrucifying Sex with Dr. Eric Sprankle

In this episode of Sacred Tension I speak with defacto Satanist and sex researcher Dr. Eric Sprankle about sexual shame, overcoming oppressive Christian sexual norms, and his research on Satanists. 

Dr. Eric Sprankle is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology and Co-Director of the Sexuality Studies program at Minnesota State University, Mankato. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and an AASECT-certified sex therapist affiliated with the Minnesota Sexual Health Institute. He is also the Director of the Secular Therapy Project, a subsidiary of Recovering from Religion.

 

Dr. Sprankle received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Xavier University in 2009, completed a postdoctoral fellowship in sexual health at the University of Minnesota Medical School in 2011, and was awarded tenure in the Department of Psychology at Minnesota State University in 2017.

 

He currently leads the Sexual Health Research Team at Minnesota State examining sexuality, stigma, and secularism, and has published articles on the effects of sexually explicit material, older adult sexuality, and sex worker affirmative therapy.

 

When not engaged in scholarly pursuits, Dr. Sprankle religiously reads Edgar Allan Poe, watches horror movies, listens to Marilyn Manson, and tries to telepathically communicate with his three tabby cats, Lucy, Mina, and Miss Ives.

 

Find Dr. Sprankle on twitter at https://twitter.com/drsprankle

Check out his website at https://www.drsprankle.com/

 

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August 27, 2020  

Aria DeSatanas’s Path To Satanism

In this episode of Sacred Tension I'm joined by Satanic community leader and Baphonet co-founder Aria DeSatanas. We discuss her escape from evangelicalism, her exorcism, her path to Satan, the danger of social media, and much more.

 

Watch Satanic Temple Teenage Bounty Hunter clip here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Enn54-hscCY

 

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August 19, 2020  

Getting Canceled with Katie Herzog

In this episode of Sacred Tension I talk to controversial journalist and podcaster Katie Herzog about online cancel culture. We discuss online queer communities, the helpfulness of the term "cancel culture," resiliency, how big social media companies are destroying local news outlets, and the article that got her canceled in the first place.

Find Katie Herzog on twitter: https://twitter.com/kittypurrzog

Listen to Blocked and Reported: https://open.spotify.com/show/4vgbwrNPxor56PDfRMPzhE?si=sEO4HcHFTQGo-0xJIaYpbg

Read her article The Detransitioners: https://www.thestranger.com/features/2017/06/28/25252342/the-detransitioners-they-were-transgender-until-they-werent

Read the Harper's Letter: https://harpers.org/a-letter-on-justice-and-open-debate/

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August 12, 2020  

Satanic Abortion Ritual, feat. Jane Essex of The Satanic Temple

In this episode of Sacred Tension I'm joined by Jane Essex, spokesperson for the Reproductive Rights Campaign of The Satanic Temple, to discuss TST's controversial new abortion ritual. Learn more about the abortion ritual at https://announcement.thesatanictemple.com/rrr-campaign41280784

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