Can Demons Use the Telephone?

Ray Parker Jr. advises anyone worried about possibly paranormal phenomena to seek professional help (lyrics, audio): If there’s something strange in your neighborhood Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! If there’s something weird and it don’t look good Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! I ain’t afraid of no ghost I ain’t afraid of no ghost If […]

Potions, Philtres and Poisons

This one is straight out of Grimm’s Fairy Tales: A man lay bedridden for a long period, prostrated by a mysterious illness that baffled his doctors’ attempts at diagnosis and treatment. Eventually, a laundress disclosed that the man’s wife was plying him with sorcerous potions, made from a certain stone. When the stone was indeed […]