Blog Archives for December 2015

“Concussion”: A Nickell-odeon Review

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
December 29, 2015

Concussion soon reveals how the Big Business and fans of an American craze respond to a medical interloper who would cost them money (and fun).

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Haunting Tales: Folklore or—?—

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
December 16, 2015

I am often struck by how careless are the writers of those endlessly proliferating articles and books promoting belief in ghosts and hauntings.

“Spotlight”: A Nickell-odeon Review

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
December 02, 2015

Here it is at last, the film about priests’ child sexual abuse in Boston—and its cover-up by the Catholic church—seen from the vantage point of the Boston Globe reporters who broke the story.

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