History Main / HollywoodVoodoo

19th Apr '16 5:34:57 AM Divra
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* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'': No actual Voodoo practicioners of any kind (Hollywood or otherwise) have shown up yet, but Harry has performed a ritual to summon Ulsharavas, an oracle spirit who serves Mama Erzulie, and bartered for information with her. Ulshavaras is portrayed as far more benevolent than most spiritual entities in the series, though she has a nasty streak (among other things, she consistently calls Harry a ''bokor'', or warlock).



** There are villainous characters who use Hollywood Voodoo elements, but they are explicitly described as using black magic dressed up with a few vaguely understood African religious trappings, and that their magic has absolutely nothing to do with the real deal.

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** There are villainous characters who use Hollywood Voodoo elements, but they are explicitly described as using black magic dressed up with a few vaguely understood African religious trappings, and it is made abundantly clear that their magic has absolutely nothing to do with the real deal.Voodoo faith, or any other African religion for that matter.
17th Mar '16 1:56:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/AngelHeart''. Although it was difficult to tell where the voodoo ended and the Satanism began.

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* ''Film/AngelHeart''. Although it was difficult to tell where the ''Film/AngelHeart'': Subverted. Epiphany is seen taking part in a voodoo ended and the Satanism began.ritual where she douses herself with chicken blood, but her beliefs are shown to be pretty much harmless. The villain himself however is a [[HollywoodSatanism Hollywood Satanist]].
15th Mar '16 5:05:52 PM TSBasilisk
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** This could be Handwaved by the fact that Voodoo is not mentioned in the game, so the witch doctor might actually be practising a different religion that resembles Hollywood Voodoo. The short story indicates the Witch Doctors commune with the spirits of the dead in a ghostly realm they call the "Unformed Land" and are able to call them forth to animate their zombies. Witch Doctors are respected spiritual leaders in their culture.

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** This could be Handwaved by the fact that Voodoo is not mentioned in the game, so the witch doctor might actually be practising a different religion that resembles Hollywood Voodoo. Voodoo.
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The short story indicates the Witch Doctors commune with the spirits of the dead in a ghostly realm they call the "Unformed Land" and are able to call them forth to animate their zombies. Witch Doctors are respected spiritual leaders in their culture. In-game the Witch Doctor often mentions the spirits have told him about events or other characters.
15th Mar '16 5:04:41 PM TSBasilisk
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** This could be Handwaved by the fact that Voodoo is not mentioned in the game, so the witch doctor might actually be practising a different religion that resembles Hollywood Voodoo.

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** This could be Handwaved by the fact that Voodoo is not mentioned in the game, so the witch doctor might actually be practising a different religion that resembles Hollywood Voodoo. The short story indicates the Witch Doctors commune with the spirits of the dead in a ghostly realm they call the "Unformed Land" and are able to call them forth to animate their zombies. Witch Doctors are respected spiritual leaders in their culture.
5th Feb '16 2:18:34 PM Morgenthaler
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[[caption-width-right:350:[[VillainSong Are you ready?]]]]
3rd Feb '16 7:32:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* The pirates sourcebook for ''AllFleshMustBeEaten'' is also pretty meticulous about doing its homework on voodoo.

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* The pirates sourcebook for ''AllFleshMustBeEaten'' ''TabletopGame/AllFleshMustBeEaten'' is also pretty meticulous about doing its homework on voodoo.
7th Jan '16 12:45:40 PM Handwaver202
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** This could be [[Handwave Handwaved]] by the fact that Voodoo is not mentioned in the game, so the witch doctor might actually be practising a different religion that resembles Hollywood Voodoo.

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** This could be [[Handwave Handwaved]] Handwaved by the fact that Voodoo is not mentioned in the game, so the witch doctor might actually be practising a different religion that resembles Hollywood Voodoo.
7th Jan '16 12:42:54 PM Handwaver202
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** This could be [[Handwaved]] by the fact that Voodoo is not mentioned in the game, so the witch doctor might actually be practising a different religion that resembles Hollywood Voodoo.

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** This could be [[Handwaved]] [[Handwave Handwaved]] by the fact that Voodoo is not mentioned in the game, so the witch doctor might actually be practising a different religion that resembles Hollywood Voodoo.
7th Jan '16 12:40:04 PM Handwaver202
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**This could be [[Handwaved]] by the fact that Voodoo is not mentioned in the game, so the witch doctor might actually be practising a different religion that resembles Hollywood Voodoo.
5th Jan '16 12:23:22 PM CaptEquinox
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* Sergio Mendes and Brazil '77 have [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDxJAnN7cAY a cheery number]] on their 1972 ''Primal Roots'' album called "[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomba_Gira Pomba Gira]]". It did get some airplay on pop radio stations, scarily enough....
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAV3bOJaQuY This]] was [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babal%C3%BA-Ay%C3%A9 pretty strong stuff]] on the public airwaves, as well.
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