Blog Archives for October 2017

St. Padre Pio’s Relics Tour U. S.

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
October 23, 2017

Relics of Padre Pio—the late, alleged stigmatic—attracted the credulous faithful during two tours of the United States in 2017. The show was apparently good for business everywhere.

“Marshall”: A Nickell-odeon Review

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
October 17, 2017

If one views Marshall (2017) with the expectation that it will depict the lifetime of its subject—Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993), the civil rights stalwart—one may be surprised (as I was) but not disappointed.

RIDDLEculous XV

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
October 10, 2017

More funny riddles from a skeptical view.