Psychics

Sally Morgan’s Halloween Challenge

Sally Morgan challenged to prove her psychic powers on Halloween. A celebrity psychic who claims to speak with the dead in sellout shows across the country has been challenged by sceptics to prove her supernatural powers. They have invited TV “star psychic” Sally Morgan to demonstrate her ability to connect with the spirit world in…

John Edward to host psychic radio show on SiriusXM

SiriusXM to Launch “John Edward Psychic Radio” Internationally renowned psychic medium John Edward hosts an exclusive three-day Halloween weekend channel to connect listeners with the other side –John Edward and a handpicked group of psychic mediums, astrologers, numerologists and other metaphysical experts host live, call-in shows at SiriusXM studios all weekend –“John Edward Psychic Radio”…

JREF blasts Anderson Cooper show; Skeptic voice omitted

JREF Decries ‘Anderson’ Episode Featuring Psychic Medium John Edward The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF), a non-profit organization that provides the public with reliable, scientific information about paranormal claims, criticized Anderson Cooper’s new daytime talk show ‘Anderson’ for yesterday’s episode promoting self-proclaimed psychic medium John Edward. John Edward has made his fortune by using manipulative…

Student plans research to prove psychics are real

Student out to prove psychic activity exists. Mandy Scott, who’s finishing her master’s at Laurentian University’s psychology department, doesn’t just believe in psychic activity. She plans to prove it exists. Scott is working on an experiment to measure changes in brain activity during psychic functions. Basically, she wants to map out what happens in the…

Simon says it’s simple, Sally. Show scientists the stuff

Simon Singh explains why he hopes psychic Sally Morgan will take up an offer to demonstrate her powers in a scientific test… We’re giving Sally Morgan the chance to prove her psychic powers Sally herself, on several occasions and in her recent statement, has said: “I totally respect cynics and sceptics as if we don’t…

Memories and miracles related at clairvoyant’s funeral

The NY Times reports on the funeral of Marinus B. Dykshoorn, the Dutch immigrant and longtime Bronx resident who claimed to be clairvoyant. At Clairvoyant’s Funeral, Sharing Tales of Treasure Found and Crimes Solved He had assisted in law enforcement cases the world over, his daughter said, helping investigators locate murder weapons, identify suspects and…

JREF’s Open Letter to James Van Praagh goes unanswered

An Open Letter to James Van Praagh: What Are You Hiding From?. After Van Praagh made himself look questionable on an ABC News Nightline special about psychics, the James Randi Educational Foundation formally delivered to him an invitation to show his powers to the world. The letter from President D.J. Grothe begins: I’m sure you received my letter…

Psychic frightens child into stealing in order to remove curse

Psychic said stealing jewelry would remove curse, sheriff says – latimes.com. A psychic was arrested by Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials for allegedly scaring a 12-year-old girl into stealing $10,000 in jewelry. During “psychic readings,” the suspect, Jackeline Lopez, of Palmdale, allegedly told the girl “horrible things” would happen to her unless she stole the…

Randi takes the Challenge directly to the paranormal audience

JREF in Haunted Magazine. In a bold move, the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) show up in Haunted Magazine. This month’s edition …includes a three-page feature on the JREF and our Million Dollar Challenge, interviewing MDC Director Banachek. The issue also features a full page ad from the JREF, challenging U.K. psychics to accept our Challenge.

New skeptical activism project: Project Barnum

Project Barnum | See them coming…. A new activism project: Project Barnum was born after news broke in September 2011 that self-proclaimed psychic, Sally Morgan, had been accused by audience members at one of her shows of being fed information. Speculation, accusations and denials were thrown left, right and centre, yet there was one group…

Live Interactive Paranormal show coming to Lancaster (UK)

Paranormal show coming to Lancaster – Entertainment – Lancaster Guardian. This ground breaking and innovative show invites audience members on stage to take part in heart-stopping experiments, including live séances, sessions on the Ouija board and table tipping, plus lone vigils within the darkest depths of the building whilst the team on stage attempt to…