Tag Archives: witchcraft

Today’s Facebook Find – putting the hex on Brock Allen Turner

Via Papermag: An estimated 600 witches around the world gathered on Tuesday night, at 10 PM (Central Time), to place hexes on Stanford University rapist Brock Allen Turner, his scumbag father, Dan A. Turner, and Aaron Persky, the judge who … Continue reading

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Witchhunts in Cambodia

Not a country I know about, but apparently it’s one with enough superstition and belief in the supernatural to create mobs intent on accusing ordinary people of black magic and sorcery. Why they thought Pov Sovann was trouble? He was … Continue reading

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I wanted one more day off but this is too appalling to ignore

Parents in the Uganda capital are freaking out right now because of fears that witch doctors will steal their children away and kill them for sacrificial luck. People who pay these guys to do this think the sacrifices will make … Continue reading

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Jesus Onetouch jailed, human rights advocates thrilled

Onetouch (real name Nana Kofi Yirenkyi) made headlines last year after accusations that he’d slept with his daughter, who was 10 at the time. The congregation of the church he founded, Jesus Blood Prophetic Ministries at Oblogo, Ghana, filled the … Continue reading

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This I just add for a laugh

I read FARK every day and for one of the linked articles this morning the headling was “Witch-doctor jailed for making four guys’ penises disappear. Subby suggests looking on 2nd Ave near St Mark’s Place, where all those people sell … Continue reading

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Friday Night Frights (One Minion learns love doesn’t grow where Rosemary goes)

“Why have you conjured me into existence, Mistress Minion?” “Because I can! I found the secret book hidden away, thought lost for all time! Now I have the power over those bigger and stronger than myself! Mauahaahaah!!!! Now, I command … Continue reading

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Better people pray for money than lose their heads

Two reasons I post this. First, it’s an interesting article. Second, I’ve never seen any news report anywhere actually use the phrase “crack team of detectives” before. This is not a recent story (June, 2008) but I found it while … Continue reading

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Friday Night Frights (One Minion bathes in Baron Blood!)

“I don’t know what to think of this project Minion’s taken on. Is she in need mental aid?” the Stegosaurus wondered. “After last week’s crazy Aussie innkeeper killers, I think I’d rather be deaf than listen to more ham acting. … Continue reading

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