The Phantom Of The Opera

For many American film lovers, it is 1925's The Phantom of the Opera that defines horror in the silent film era. Lon Chaney's Erik may not have modern moviegoers fainting as legend says they did when Christine reveals his deformed skeleton-like face, but there's no doubt he holds a special place in horror fans' hearts to this day. The Phantom Of The Opera Synopsis - Spoilers Included The new owners of the Paris Opera House refuse to believe the previous owners' warnings about the holder of box 5--a "phantom of the opera"--even though the phantom's presence is well-known and openly discussed among the opera's performers. The mysterious phantom has eyes that are just "ghastly beads", compared to holes in a grinning skull, explains stagehand Joseph Boquet, who claims to have actually seen the phantom. Over that skull, he continues, is stretched tight yellow skin with only two large holes where his nose should be. Meanwhile, the opera's

Catnip Cocktail Warned For Drug Claims

 The FDA, or Food and Drug Administration, has formally warned David Bunata of Catnip Cocktail about non-allowed drug claims he allegedly made about the product on at least 2 different websites.

David Bunata’s Catnip Cocktail gets served a formal FDA warning letter for non-allowed anxiety claims made about the product.
FDA Warns Catnip Cocktail

Catnip Cocktail is a catnip-based “natural” remedy that promises to relieve anxiety and reduce pain in cats. On the websites and Bunata made claims like:

  • The ultimate mood enhancer
  • Helpful pain relieving properties
  • For the treatment of anxiety in cats and dogs

These claims, says the FDA, show that the product is intended as a drug. And that makes it a “new animal drug” in the agency’s opinion.

Bunata was given the normal 15 working days to answer the allegations.