Anton LaVey, founder of the Church of Satan, died in 1997, two days before Halloween. In his black and smoky purple San Francisco house were a shrunken head, a human coffin, a stuffed wolf, a bed of nails, a Byzantine phallus, a rocking chair that allegedly belonged to Rasputin and a calendar autographed by Marilyn Monroe, with whom LaVey claimed to have copulated. His more recent consort, High Priestess Blanche Barton, fought his daughters for possession of the house, claiming "its roots went all... More >>>