I could see a GM using them in a campaign much as Shakespeare did the witches in Macbeth. Only with more Faygo involved.
"Fucking magnets, how do they work?/And I don't wanna talk to a scientist/Y'all motherfuckers lying, and getting me pissed"'de scientists! 'de LYING!
Well, that's an argument for there being no Intelligence prerequisite for magic-users...
That ICP video is hypnotic in its glorious idiocy...and the SNL spoof is pretty great, too. (Hulu link: http://tinyurl.com/y6pvnct)"Why do some mountains look like presidents?"