Liquor is Quicker- Spirits for the Spirit

I received a promotional keychain from the Bacardi company some years back that even spoke of the bat as “ the emblem of mystical power and good fortune.” [Read more...]

Voodoo: 5 Reasons this Extraordinary Religion Makes People Scared

New Orleans Voodoo and Haitian Vodou are the Frankenstein monsters of religions. People love to point fingers, sticks, and flaming torches at that which they have created, yet tragically don’t understand. [Read more...]

Blog Anniversary- Voodoo Universe’s Top Ten Posts You Probably Missed

There were some wildly successful posts, usually having to do with American Horror Story Coven or Orange is the New Black, and some that didn’t get the notice they deserve. So I’m going to take this opportunity to sift through 169 pearls of online wisdom and give you Lilith’s Top Ten Posts You Might Have Missed. [Read more...]

Coffee Magick 101: Wake Up People !

Tea leaf reading has stolen the historic spotlight here, and most people are unaware of coffee divination as a magickal system. Reading coffee grounds, tea leaves and the like is officially called Tasseography. [Read more...]

New Voodoo Review: The Voodoo Doll Spellbook by Denise Alvarado

I have the utmost respect for Ms. Alvarado and I have long enjoyed her artwork and her writings. I eagerly looked forward to hearing what she was going to write about this problematic topic. [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...]

Dr. John Montanee Chili Recipe- Drum Up Some Heat

New Orleans loves its dead, and its food. It’s ironic then that not very many people remember the name of one of the city’s most powerful Voodoo figures of all time, namely Dr. John Montanee (Montagne). [Read more...]


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