Screamin Jay Hawkins : Put A Voodoo Spell On You !

Screamin Jay Hawkins uses entertainment to bring about some powerful Voodoo truths. We can see in the lyrics of the Voodoo song above how he mocks the religion, but also reveals an inherent fear of it. [Read more…]

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#31DaysofSamhain Movie List Continued

The veil is thin, our minds are dark, and the pictures we see can inspire and incite. In my last post I started the #31daysofsamhain movie list, without further ado I present the rest of my seasonal viewing suggestions. [Read more…]

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#31DaysofSamhain Movie List

The are witches and wizards, vampires old and black, ancestors, voodoo stuff, a couple of musicals, and some scary stuff too. So here we go, in no particular order my #31daysofsamhain movie list. [Read more…]

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Nat Turner And The Wait For Birth Of A Nation

Birth of a Nation 2016, the hashtag for the film is #standwithus and the message has been rise up. Some hoped to interpret this as meaning rise up constructively, and without altercation, but in all likelihood we are beyond that strategy. [Read more…]

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Review: Black Jesus, Praise the Lord !

The representation of Jesus in Black Jesus is one that presents itself in a more Afro-centric way. The divine can manifest and walk among humans for a time to offer help and guidance. This world certainly needs heroes, and Black Jesus is one. [Read more…]

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Blogiversary Top Tens Videos, Posts That Won’t Live, Etc. Part 2

I’d love to write about the well known Mambo (Vodou priestess) who abandoned her students at the airport with a bunch of human bones. [Read more…]

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Festival Fancy 2016 : Goin’ Down The Road….

So dye your hair, fluff up your tutu, patch up your tent, and get ready to rock. Festivals are a chance to get with kindred spirits, both old and new. [Read more…]

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