Humor

Eshu-Elegba (Nigeria’s Loki) Discovers That Friendship Can Lead to… Love?

Dr. Folklore’s Dating Advice for Mythical Folks (№81)

Illustration by Santeria Church, text and edit by author

Origin Story: In Nigeria, the Yoruba people believe in Eshu-Elegba, a trickster god who has many duties, but mainly enjoys pranks — think Loki on steroids. In one famous story, he heard two men swear eternal…

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