Baron Samedi, transculturation of the Haitian Loa Baron Samedi, King of the (Un)Deads with the popular figure of Dart Vader. According to a crazy weirdo, a friend of mine, such a syncretism originated within a group of Haitian intellectuals of the Les Peregrines des Astres also a supposed pwen chaud des Zobops, quite awesome adaptation and peculiar demonstration how a living tradition updates and modernize itself.

About Manuel Congo

A renowned Palero, Babalawo, Ajarn and Hougan, Manuel Congo lives in rural Italy, where he spends most of his free time touring on his custom Harley Davidson. An avid ethnographer and noted expert on Italian witchcraft, Manuel has spent decades working for elite clients around the world, conducting investigations in locales as far-flung as Togo and Thailand. He enjoys rainy days, BBQ and blondes.

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