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"I ain't afraid of no ghosts"

The other day I watched Disney's animated cartoon, Lonesome Ghosts (1937). I caught a line in it I hadn't noticed before. Each of the main characters has their encounter with a ghost, from Mickey to Donald to Goofy. In connection with Goofy's spectral encounter he says, "I ain't afraid of no ghosts." In light of […]

Cleansing Our Sanctuaries: Ghost-Hunters and Home-Improvement

What do any number of ghost-hunting and home-improvement television programs have in common? Nothing, you might say? Don't be so sure. I am working my way through my growing stack of reading relating to the fantastic, and this weekend I read a few chapters in The Philosophy of Horror, edited by Thomas Fahy (The University […]

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