December 2014

Modern Maledictions: The Curse of the Billy Goat

December 9, 2014 // 1 Comment

No goats allowed. In a recent post we took a look at sports-related curses—i.e. curses which were employed by athletes and their fans to ensure victory against a competitor. While the ancients were busy “putting the fix in” for various sporting events, the tradition of sports-related curses is no less pertinent today. In 2012, during an NFL play-off, New England witches provided a bit of, uh, spiritual support for the New England Patriots by supernaturally boosting Tom Brady’s mojo. No Read the full post...