salt: the lives and times of Jean-Pierre Desperois
The first season consists of twenty half-hour episodes, narrated by Jean-Pierre himself. Written by Jason Neulander. Voices by Jason Neulander, Buzz Moran, Danu Uribe, and Julie Linnard. Music by Adrian Quesada. Produced with sound effects by Buzz Moran. Proudly podcasting at One of Us. Listen to season one!
Novel and E-Book
Yep! That’s the plan. Jason’s still finishing it though. So when the first season is over, expect the novel and e-book shortly thereafter!
Baka (ba-KAH) – a pendant that Jean-Pierre wears around his neck. It supposedly contains the soul of his father.
Bwa Kayiman (boo-AH kai-ee-MAHn) – the Forest of the Alligator
Cheval (sheh-WAHL) – horse, a person possessed by the spirit of a Lwa
Clairin (cla-REHn) – a strong alcoholic drink imbibed during voodoo rituals
Ku-Bha-Sa (koo-bah-SAH) – a sacrificial knife with a serrated edge.
Legba (LEG-bah) – one of the Lwa. Jean-Pierre’s father.
Lwa (luh-WAH) – a Haitian spirit. Can have god-like powers.
Petwo Lwa (PET-woe luh-WAH) – a Lwa of vengeance. There are many petwo Lwas. The French believed that the petwo Lwa Legba was the Devil.
Poteau-Mitan (paw-TOE mee-TAHn) – a sacred pole, sometimes a tree, used in voodoo ritual
Vévé (vay-VAY) – a drawing made in powder, representing a Lwa. There are many vévés that can be drawn.