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Wednesday, April 4, 2012


It's Semana Santa, and instead of relaxing, finding news and video of my favorite bizarre rituals, I'm running around doing stuff and getting ready for LepreCon this weekend. Meanwhile, here is some stuff I've caught:

Looks like the city of Lorca has a damn spectacular procession with Romans, horses, chariots, and devils:

The Cora, Or Na'ayarij have an interesting variation on the theme that's more pre-Columbian than Judeo-Christian.

Let's not forget Xipe Totec, the god, or the band:

Folks have been making sacrifices to Santa Muerte:

And Míl Mascaras has been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame:

I'll try to find time to see if there's any interesting penitente or crucifixion action . . .

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