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...]

Fortitude Fried Chicken Recipe

Onions, garlic, paprika, these are spices of life that make us strong. They were the classic ingredients of our ancestor’s fried chicken recipes, and we still love to eat them today. Many of the popular soul food dishes from the Southern U.S. grew in popularity because of the necessity of the everyday lives of the slaves. [Read more...]

Voodoo Priestess Says Bye Bye American Horror Story Coven

Zombies, Witch Hunters, Red-Eyed Papa Legba, and Blood Bathing Marie Laveau, honestly even if I live to see the seven wonders… I may never see anything as strange as this again. American Horror Story: Coven has brought New Orleans Voodoo and Witchcraft into our living rooms these past several months, and we may never be the same again. [Read more...]

Legba Is Different From The Barons: We All Look Alike to You?

There are a lot of divinities, or Lwa, in the Voodoo pantheon — some say 101, some say 401, some say as many as you can imagine and then add one more. There are legions of spirits, each one unique and sacred in its own blessed way. [Read more...]

The Voodoo Truth About Papa Legba

The portrayal of Papa Legba in this week’s episode of American Horror Story: Coven left a bad taste in a lot of people’s mouths, or should I say, up their noses. May I state now unequivocally as both an anthropologist and a Voodoo priestess that there is no association between Legba and drugs that I have ever come across in my over twenty years of practice and study. This week’s episode, in addition to having this ancient honored deity disrespectfully portrayed as a drug sniffing control freak, also shows him as a baby stealing, soul sucking devil. [Read more...]

Voodoo Priestess Predicts Bad Things for Legba’s Arrival on American Horror Story Coven

Joining the American Horror Story Coven cast in the role of, you guessed it, Papa Legba, will be Lance Reddick. This can’t be good. They are already touting him as the Voodoo Devil, and let the stereotypes continue. [Read more...]

The Horrors of American Horror Story Coven: A Voodoo Priestess’ Perspective

The season is full of tropes, tricks, and trash and it’s time to get real. I salute their attempt to show Voodoo as a method of social control, but, and here’s my own cliché for you: we don’t need no stinking zombies. [Read more...]


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