Blog Archives for October 2015

The Curious Case of Baby Lisa and the Psychic

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
October 29, 2015

In my over 15 years of investigations I've covered many dozens of claims of psychics and psychic detectives. Of those, about a half-dozen stand out as being particularly interesting or intriguing-not just yet another psychic making dubious claims, but some novel twist that at suggests a closer look is needed to understand what's going on. This is one of those cases.


‘Bridge of Spies’ on Spying and Due Process

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
October 21, 2015

'Bridge of Spies' is an engaging political thriller with a real American hero--whether audiences recognize it or not.

Reality Check: Is America ‘Numb’ to Mass Shootings?

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
October 05, 2015

In the wake of a shooting that left at least ten dead, last week President Obama stated that "Somehow, this has become routine. We become numb to this." Is that true? 

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“The Gospel According to Stephenson”: Seven Questions for John Schuermann

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
October 01, 2015

In which I ask Writer/Director/Composer John Schuermann about his hoped-to-be upcoming vampire film "The Gospel According to Stephenson."