A Psychic Comes Clean About His Trickery in New Book

Mark Oppenheimer of the New York Times has the story of a psychic who is finally admitting that he was faking it all along. The subject, Mark Edward (no relation to John Edward), has written a new book — with a foreword by James Randi — titled Psychic Blues: Confessions of a Conflicted Medium. In [Read More…]

How Do Exorcists Operate?

For some reason, Pastor Michael Mohr and University of Kentucky adjunct professor Kenneth D. Royal surveyed 170 self-professed exorcists (PDF) to get an idea of what they believe. (Had they asked me, I could’ve just said “in bullshit” and saved them all this trouble…) Anyway, here’s what they found: … today’s self-professed exorcists don’t see [Read More…]

My Night at a Faith Healing Service

This is a guest post by Michelle. Michelle was raised Lutheran, attended a Christian college, and graduated as an agnostic. She now lives in Oswego, IL. … Andrew Wommack is a Southern pastor with a worldwide ministry based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Like other televangelists, he preaches the “health and wealth” prosperity gospel. He doesn’t [Read More…]

To Anyone Who Plans to Sell Their Soul on eBay…

Too bad. As of August 30th, eBay’s putting the kibosh on sales of anything that’s not quite tangible, including a lot of things that probably should’ve been prohibited a long time ago because they’re just scamming gullible people: The following items are also being added to the prohibited items list: advice; spells; curses; hexing; conjuring; [Read More…]

A Psychic Class for Children

There’s a summer camp for children ages 5-10 in Colorado where the kids play games and sing and draw… Sounds good so far. Then you hear about what else they do and you discover this is basically a camp for con-artists-in-the-making: When they’re ready, kids can also learn how to read auras, set energetic boundaries, [Read More…]


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