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You Really Drive Me Wild When You Sing Your Babalu

I read an interesting bit of trivia here about how Ricky Ricardo’s most famous song is about an African god. I never got into I Love Lucy, but I definitely thought this was something worth researching further. Babalu-Aye, literally meaning … Continue reading

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Ogoun? Oh, Go On!

I recently finished reading Robert Rankin’s The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag (I’ll have a review up later), which uses some of the major gods from voodoo in a plot involving personalities downloaded onto the Internet and private detective Lazlo … Continue reading

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