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References to Freemasonry in popular culture range from the vitriolic to the innocuous. Far more often they are merely misinformed allusions from which Freemasonry faces a far more insidious threat; that of being marginalized, trivialized, and fictionalized. Most of the references noted on this site are harmless, simply pointing out that Freemasonry has played a role in our society; some are humorous, yet some are disturbing in their associations.
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"Manson on the cover of Metal Edge magazine, September 2001, wearing a red ring with the square & compass and a black ring with a pentacle star...." nachtkabarett.com/occult/occult.html 2006/01/16.
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Marilyn Manson
Heavy metal, goth rock performer Brian Warner (1969/01/05 - ) A.K.A. Marilyn Manson, is not known to be a freemason but his fans appear to believe he often uses masonic symbolism, confusing Freemasonry with such non-masonic symbols as the Egyptian obelisk, the Lorraine cross and the pentagram.
Contrary to his fans' beliefs, this photograph of Manson, which appeared in the September 2001 issue of Metal Edge magazine, is the only real masonic reference made by him. Other photos by William Hames also appeared in Metal Edge, July 2001.
Manson’s first album, Portrait Of An American Family (06/12/1994) included the lyrics "little g’s and big dicks" from "My Monkey". This might refer to the "G" placed inside the masonic square and compasses, and the obelisk, but since the obelisk is not a masonic symbol, it would only be a masonic reference if Manson believed it to be so. The title of the song "King Kill 33°" is less a reference to Freemasonry than it is to an obscure anti-masonic conspiracy theory.

Holy Wood (In the shadow of the valley of death) LP, Nothing/Interscope, 2000/11/14, track 18 "King Kill 33°" 2:18 min.. Cf.: James Shelby Downard (born c. 1909) "King Kill 33 degrees." in Parfrey, Adam, ed. Apocalypse Culture. New York: Amok Press, 1987.

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