Our topic this week is Satanism, as in Church of Satan. Folks often confuse them with the Satanic Temple, and while both have “Satan” in the name, that is where the similarities end.
While gathering background information concerning our recent review of Mazes and Monsters, there seemed to be many misconceptions within the atheist/skeptic world of what exactly Satanism and the CoS is. Corvis Nocturnum, aka E.R Vernor, is an author, publisher and lecturer who has written over a dozen books on popular culture. The content ranges from vampires and zombies to the Devil and the occult. He has also been a consultant for A&E, has appeared as a guest speaker at Dragon Con, Scarefest, Parafest and interviewed on the BET Channel’s The Lexi Show episode “The Church of Satan”.
An artist who lectures, at conventions and universities, on other subjects such as secret societies, Goth culture and does his best to debunk the many myths and stereotypes prevalent about dark subcultures. He has been a staff writer for American Gothique e-zine, the founder of Dark Moon Press publishing, and owner of Dark Moon Productions. Teaming up with Sunset Studios as the executive producer of Eerie America: Travel Guide of the Macabre, based off the book from Schiffer Publishing.
As a Reverend within the Church, Corvis hopes to dispel any misinformation we may have concerning the CoS.
Links for Corvis and the CoS: