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).
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.
Jim Bakker is being sued by the Attorney General of Missouri for selling what he claims is a Coronavirus cure. Here is the story.
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.
As Benjamin Radford writes, psychics were absolutely no help in finding Jayme Closs — just as they’ve failed in every previous case.
I was very upset when I read an article this week about John Of God. I'll get to that news in a moment, but first some background. John Of God is a supposed faith healer in Brazil who conned millions of people into believing he has divine powers to rid them of disease...
Another disgusting paranormal bullshit artist loses in court.
Remember when I told you that Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop website was selling jade eggs that it said would serve as medicinal remedies when women inserted them in their vaginas? Of course, there was no scientific basis for those claims, so a bunch of prosecutors got...