‘This week, News9 explores that mysterious something we all call evil.’

Weekend entertainment, and Twin Cities pop history, circa 1973: an 11-plus-minute, five-part, extremely earnest KMSP report in the wake of “The Exorcist,” from the indispensible TCmedianow.com.

(I can’t embed the video, but you owe TCMN your clicks.)

If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember this all too well — priests and witches getting tons of screen time, as covens and demonic explusions ruled the airwaves. Thirty-six years later, the howler factor is considerable, but media culture has, of course, managed to top this plenty of times.

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