Obituaries

9/11 truther Ruppert dead

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Author, political commentator and conspiracy theorist Michael Ruppert died from suicide on April 13, 2014. Sheriff: Author Michael Ruppert dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound Nationally known author Michael Ruppert died Sunday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Calistoga where he had lived for a few months on a friend’s property. He was 63. A former…

Steve Moore, Fortean, has died

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UK comic writer Steve Moore was an original contributor to one of my favorite magazines and ultimate place for weird news, Fortean Times. He passed away last weekend at the age of 64. He was well versed in subjects including the occult, forteana, magic, oriental mysticism, martial arts cinema, and science fiction. Steve Moore 1949 – 2014…

Sensitive news: Bobby Drinnon has passed

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He was known as an “intuitive counselor” or “sensitive” and was a spiritual person, calling himself a “freethinking Christian”. Bobby Drinnon, who shunned the word ‘psychic’ in favor of ‘sensitive’, dead at age 61 » Knoxville News Sentinel. Bobby Drinnon, the self-styled “sensitive” whose insights were sought by those around the world, has died after…

Stars in his eyes, an unfortunate accident

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A very strange side effect of electrical shock is described here. Shock Leaves Man With Star-Shaped Cataracts – ABC News. Yes, you can have stars in your eyes. Unfortunately. That’s the lesson one electrician learned the hard way. The unidentified man, 42, developed star-shaped cataracts after being shocked by 14,000 volts of electricity on his…

End Times author Patrick Heron has died

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Coast to Coast AM reports that one of their former guests, author and filmmaker Patrick Heron, died from cancer on January 2, 2014 His Facebook page confirms this from friends and his wikipedia page has been updated. Patrick Heron (author) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Heron studied Christian Literature at California State University, Long Beach…

Cryptozoologist Roy P. Mackal status unknown, presumably lost to the world

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In a strange news bulletin, Loren Coleman reports that Dr. Roy Mackal, well-known cryptozoologist, appears to have passed away on September 13, 2013. No one said anything about it in the press or in the crypto community. Loch Ness Monster & Mokele-Mbembe Researcher, Cryptozoologist Roy P. Mackal Has Died. Mackal, 88, reportedly* died September 13,…

Starchild skull proponent Lloyd Pye has died

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Lloyd Anthony Pye, an American author and paranormal researcher, has died after a bout with lymphoma cancer. He was best known for his promotion of the Starchild skull, a deformed specimen, which he claims is remains of an alien-human hybrid. DNA tests have shown it is human (and both parents were human) suffering probably from…

Paranormal writer Colin Wilson dies at age 82

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Prolific British writer Colin Wilson passed away on Thursday, December 5. He had suffered a stroke earlier this year and had been in poor health. Wilson will be remembered for his large body of work including those that may be familiar to Forteans and Paranormalists. He also wrote several Lovecraftian Cthulhu Mythos pieces, also about…

Sylvia Browne is dead

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Robert Lancaster, a long time skeptical thorn in Sylvia’s side, has received a message that she died this AM. Sylvia Browne passed away this morning – JREF Forum. I received an email today from a member of Browne’s family stating that she passed away this morning at 5am. I would think that it was related…

Bee afraid? Bee diligent.

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“Killer” bees responsible for dog death in Florida. Africanized bees kill dog, injure another in St.Pete. A swarm of Africanized killer bees attacked two pit bulls this morning, killing at least one of them, St. Petersburg police said. There was a colony in the attic of a neighboring house. This graphic showing the spread of…

Faith healing preacher Dufresne killed in plane crash

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California faith healer, pilot in Kan. plane crash – Houston Chronicle. A traveling California faith healer and his pilot died Friday morning when their small Texas-bound plane crashed soon after taking off from a Kansas airport, authorities said. Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter identified the victims as 72-year-old minister Edward Dufresne, a faith healer who…

Ok, who lost their red surfboard?

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Windsurfing projectile hits car. SURFBOARD PIERCES HONOLULU DRIVER’S WINDSHIELD. A man was driving along a Honolulu freeway over the weekend when a surfboard crashed through the windshield just inches from his face, leaving him with only scratches on his face and arms. Jerrin Ching was driving on the H-1 freeway Sunday morning when the red…

Rationalist anti-superstition leader Narendra Dabholkar assassinated in India

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Terrible news out of India. Anti-superstition leader Narendra Dabholkar shot dead; Prithviraj Chavan announces Rs10 lakh reward for info on killers – Pune – DNA. Anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar, who was at the forefront of a campaign to persuade Maharashtra government to pass an anti-superstition and black magic bill, was shot dead by two unidentified…

Geisha facial – You can keep that expensive shit

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Remember the fire facials, the blood facials, the snail facials? Now add the bird shit facials. Clients drop $180 for bird poop facials at NYC spa – Yahoo! News. That’s what goes into facials at a luxury spa where the traditional Japanese treatment using imported Asian nightingale excrement mixed with rice bran goes for $180…