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mojo

US slang
1. 
a. an amulet, charm, or magic spell
b. (as modifier): ancient mojo spells
2. the art of casting magic spells

Mojo

(pop culture)
Rivaling the Blob in obesity, Mojo is unsurpassed in sheer craziness by any other major X-Men villain. Created by writer Ann Nocenti and artist Arthur Adams in Marvel Comics' Longshot #3 (1986), Mojo rules Mojoworld, a planet in another dimension. He is one of the Spineless Ones, grotesque beings that are incapable of standing erect; instead, Mojo rides a mechanical platform that can float in the air. Mojo can fire bolts of mystical force from his hands and magically control the minds of others. Mojo compelled a scientist named Arize to genetically engineer a race of humanoid slaves. One of them, Longshot, led a slave rebellion but was forced to flee to Earth. Mojo pursued him there and began plotting to conquer the planet, only to be defeated by Longshot. Utilizing Mojo in various X-Men–related comics, writer Chris Claremont emphasized that Mojo heads his world's entertainment industry, pacifying the masses through movies and television. Claremont depicted Mojo as a mad producer, continually seeking to ensnare the X-Men into acting in his shows. (Appropriately, Mojo has also appeared in X-Men: The Animated Series, 1992–1997.) Aided by the X-Men, Longshot overthrew and seemingly slew Mojo, who was succeeded by a character known as Mojo II, the Sequel. The first Mojo has a look-alike, Mojo V, who lives one hundred years in the future and is the enemy of the 1990s X-Force's Shatterstar. But somehow the original Mojo survived and returned to power, continuing to make trouble for the X-Men. The Ultimate X-Men comic (2001–present), which presents an alternate version of X-Men continuity, has featured a human villain named Mojo Adams, a reality television show host who hates mutants.
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Stone (top left) To the National Magazine Award (bottom right), Mojo has had a lot to celebrate.
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The ceremony, dedicated to celebrating modern music, consisted of key awards that were voted for by readers of the monthly Mojo magazine and users of its website www.mojo4music.com.
The awards are organised by monthly music magazine Mojo.
The new range will bring Mojos chews, gums, jellies and 'centre in shell' sweets to a wider range of retailers and consumers and is made up of eight products in 40g and larger 83, 118 and 125g bags.
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Salty and sweet merged to become new Clif Mojo, a USDA-certified organic snack bar.