In 2005, for the Guardian, he named a top 10 list of books on cults and religious extremists. One book on the list:
The Satanic Bible by Anton S LaVeyRead about all ten books on Jordison's list.
So impressive was Anton LaVey's shaven-headed appearance as the leader of the Church Of Satan that Roman Polanski employed him to play the devil himself in the film Rosemary's Baby. He was a smart writer too. Skip all the strange stuff in the bizarre Enochian language and concentrate on LaVey's startling and lucid essays. They're surprisingly funny and diabolically clever.