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Sound is one of the most sacred and magickal things we have to share. It can manifest as a word, a song, or a sigh. When I began the section about chanting and sound for my book 55 Ways to Connect to Goddess, the one person I thought of first and foremost was Kelliana. [Read more...]

Freaks Come Out At Nite: AHS Freakshow

The freaks have come out on American Horror Story: Freakshow and we are “Gooble Gobble-ing” it up. I have 12 fingers and a graduate degree in television studies so that makes me extra excited to talk about this seasons crop of freaks paraded out on this season of American Horror Story. [Read more...]

The Baron is Dead – RIP Geoffrey Holder !!!

Holder played the laughing and mischievous Baron Samedi, the king of the Dead. In the New Orleans Voodoo and the Haitian Vodou religions, the Baron is charged with keeping all the other dead in line, he is most respected, revered, and often feared. [Read more...]

Voodoo Universe Explores Babalu Aye and Ricky Ricardo

Babalu Aye is an Orisha, or demi-god, in the religion of Santeria, more properly known as La Regla Lucumi. Most people, however, only recognize the words as those of the popular television character Ricky Ricardo, played by Desi Arnaz on I Love Lucy, one of the most famous shows of all time. [Read more...]

What Goddess? Where? Book Trailer: 55 Ways to Connect to Goddess

Greetings Voodoo Universe Readers ! I’d like to announce my new book 55 Ways to Connect to Goddess. Here’s a little sample, and a weird book trailer !!! [Read more...]

Naked Voodoo: The Sexualization of a Religion

One of the ways the popular media has chosen to portray New Orleans Voodoo and Haitian Vodou is as a religion focused on highly sexualized rites and orgiastic possession. In my experience as a Voodoo priestess and scholar, nothing could be further from the truth. [Read more...]

Wild Wise Women of Science Fiction: Inara and Number 6

Sacred Sensual: Now and Always The sacred and the sensual go hand in hand, hand in glove, hand in… well fill in the blank. Powerful sensual women grace the Sci-Fi verse in shows as diverse as Firefly, Star Trek, and Battlestar Galatica. In other realms a sensual female can often be labeled a slut or [Read More...]


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