Annie and David are thrilled to welcome Dr Jeffrey Anderson, one of the foremost experts on Hoodoo and Voodoo! Dr. Anderson offers 30 trivia questions plus detailed insight on the history and culture of this poorly-understood religion. He answers questions on how it got started, how it spread and evolved, and what the modern practice looks like. The pantheon of deities is discussed, as is the distinction between hoodoo and even a little bit about zombies.
Questions in this episode include:
What woman, known as the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, died in 1881?
On what continent did both Voodoo and Vodou originate?
What 2009 Disney animated movie featured Voodoo as a major plot device?
Historically, Voodoo practitioners marked the tomb of New Orleans’ most famous Voodoo Queen with sets of three of what symbol to call upon her spirit for aid?
What island nation is most strongly associated with Vodou?
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