Page 328. " The letter psi, in Greek, is shaped like a tulip "

Permission Granted by Copyright Owner for Use on Book DrumTulip - Credit: Johanna Trew

The Greek letter psi looks like this: Ψ. It is the 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet.

Page 331. " like something from a Zsa Zsa Gabor movie "

ZsaZsa Gabor is a Hungarian-American actress who starred in 1950s films like Moulin Rouge and We're Not Married. She has been married nine times, though one was annulled; her latest and most long lasting husband is Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt.

Page 332. " here I was, shaking all over and seeing bats like Ray Milland in 'The Lost Weekend'. "

Ray Milland plays Don Birnam, the central character in the 1945 film The Lost Weekend. In this movie, Don Birnam is an alcoholic writer battling with issues of guilt and accusation. The film is based on the 1944 novel by Charles R. Jackson.