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Book list for those interested in hoodoo conjure

While I am completing studies in conjure and the Southern tradition of hoodoo I have also learned a lot through reading.

I want to share with you some of the best books that I’ve read on the subject particularly because there are some out there that I don’t think are great. 733 more words


Denise Alvarado on Coast to Coast AM

Denise Alvarado, author of The Voodoo Doll Spellbook, spoke with George Noory on Coast to Coast AM recently about the spells and practice of Creole Voodoo. 24 more words

Weiser Books

Wicked Wednesday: Ghost Water and Damnation

It’s almost Halloween so make this Wicked Wednesday the best (or worst) one yet by banishing evil spirits, cavorting with ghosts, and damning your enemies. Woo hoo! 301 more words


XXX Algiers Oil

Making Hoodoo/Conjure oils is something I’ve recently become interested in. I always had an interest in New Orleans Voodoo and usually had some oils from this or that NOLA botanica around; but since Granny died my desire to know more about it has grown. 811 more words


Wicked Wednesday: The Pesky Neighbors

It’s basically Halloween, right? I mean everyday is Halloween for me!! But to REALLY get you in the mood, I’ve got some Wicked Wednesday plans.  Watch here for a spell or two or three to try out your witchy powers. 231 more words

Varla Ventura

Scammers, Fake Reporters and Miserable Jameses, Watch Out for my Loup Garou!

Dear John, I mean James, I mean Miserable Person,

They say Misery loves company…

I got a notice in my email today of a “review” on GoodReads that wasn’t a review but a passive-aggressive complaint by someone (you) who was apparently suspended from… 1,030 more words

Denise Alvarado

Completely Unoriginal and Totally Cliché

For years in New Orleans I was a musician and performing other people’s songs as well as writing my own. Once, there was a critic who came to one of our shows and wrote up a review the following day. 526 more words

Denise Alvarado