Do you remember the show Oddities? It used to play on Discovery back when it was reliable. I wish it’d come back for this reason!
The Official Show Summary
Obscura is not a typical antique shop! Here’s the summary.
Oddities is a half-hour documentary/reality television program that follows the operation of an East Village, Manhattan shop which trades in antiques and other rarities.
The show premiered on November 4, 2010, and airs on the Discovery Channel and its sister network, the Science Channel. — Wikipedia
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The summary of the story itself is quite disturbing and worthy of a Stephen King hit! Back then, I am quite sure that the story scared many people. The Sandman was not what we know him to be now. Continue reading The Sandman
In my previous article, I talked about Mr. Davis’ account with Haitian culture and the zombification of people. Mr. Davis’ work is known, read, and some even scoffed at his work.
However, I believe he was the first to take West African zombies seriously. Wade Davis might be the zombie anthropologist!
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The term comes from Haitian folklore, where a zombie is a dead body reanimated through various methods, most commonly magic.
The Oxford English Dictionary gives the origin of the word as West African and compares it to the Kongo words nzambi and zumbi. — Wikipedia… Zombie a reanimated corpse.
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