Massive Psychic Failure

Massive Psychic Failure

It’s been a long time since I wrote anything about the con artists who claim to be psychics, but I can’t pass up the opportunity to mention The Great Australian Psychic Prediction Project, which reveals how lousy their ability to see the future has been.

POTD: Tim Minchin

POTD: Tim Minchin

For the Picture Of The Day, I offer you a Tim Minchin twofer — a song from his new album, plus a classic from his 2011 Royal Albert Hall concert (which is now streaming on Prime Video).

Remembering Randi

Remembering Randi

I don’t have a lot of people I call heroes, but James “The Amazing” Randi certainly qualified. He was also a friend, a frequent radio guest, and a relentless promoter of rational thinking. Here are a few of my memories of him upon his death this week.

Coronavirus Con

Coronavirus Con

Jim Bakker is being sued by the Attorney General of Missouri for selling what he claims is a Coronavirus cure. Here is the story.

John Oliver Takes On Psychic Mediums

John Oliver Takes On Psychic Mediums

If you’re a regular reader of this site — or if you listened to my radio show — you know how much I detest the frauds who call themselves psychics. That’s why I was happy to see John Oliver take on those lowlifes during his HBO show Sunday night.