COMIC: Satanic Panic: The Perpetual Return
Y’all, the vast majority of us carry tiny computers now. How are we still here?
Just as people were finally starting to quiet the fuck down about how Lil Nas X was Destroying Our Children with blood shoes and lap dances in Hell or whatever wacky supervillain shit they love to put on LGBTQ+ people, here comes some new nonsense from the ever dependable Bible fandom.
Satan pops up once again here the Year Of Our(/their) Lord 2021, when eight people met an unfortunate end) at a Travis Scott concert. People all across social media logged in to boldly claim this was part of some demonic blood sacrifice.
I swear. Some Catholic douche in Austria got annoyed with white women in the 1400’s and now anyone who doesn’t clutch a cross when a black cat walks by has to suffer about it centuries later. Y’all, the vast majority of us carry tiny computers now. How are we still here?
Satan truly is the curse that will never go away. After all, folks have been falling for anti-Pagan fear mongering mostly unchecked since the rise of the European werewolf. It’s like every generation or so someone is purposefully suggesting increasingly ridiculous shit to pin on Satan. And folks buy it every time.
Trust me when I say it hasn’t exactly been harmless. We’ve racked up quite the body count over this dude. I think The Crusades in the 11th century alone put us in the millions?
The Satanic Panic™ has been comin’ and goin’ ever since. From various non-secular music genres, Dungeons and Dragons in the 80’s, Pokemon in the 90’s, even Halloween. And that was just the shit my tired ancient ass was alive to witness.
If Satan exists, he must be a Capricorn because he stays BUSY.
Gamer, geek, and social activist. JeCorey Holder has been weaving tapestries of shade and fury since the early 2000’s. Pro-LGBTQ, pro-black, and pro intersectional feminism, he is full of feelings and opinions that try to call out and tear down the oppressive status quo.