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Hollywood … Low-Hanging Fruit

To a skeptic, Hollywood is like a candy store. The most cursory of internet searches will reveal that the culture of Hollywood is infused with paranormal beliefs. As part of my never-ending SGU show prep, each week I take a look towards “Tinseltown” to see which celebrity happens to be making a total ass out of [...]

Want Your Palm Read?

I know I am dating myself, but one of the most memorable lines from any of the hundreds of Bugs Bunny cartoons (which spans over 70 years worth of material) is, while dressed as a “swami”, he asks the antagonist character …

“Do you want your palm read?”

The brute holds out his hand and Bugs [...]

I’m Shocked….Shocked! – That There Was No Rapture.

It should come as no surprise to any thinking person that the rapture predicted by Harold Camping did not occur last night. No earthquake, no second coming, no hell on earth. Yawn.

What is at least semi-interesting about this latest failed doomsday prediction is the mental malfunction that led Camping to his conclusions in the [...]

Psychic Doesn’t See It Coming … Again.

The perpetual joke concerning psychics that wind up in the news is that they “never see it coming”, “it” being whatever is the thing that is deemed newsworthy by the press.

This one has a local appeal, having occurred right down the road form me in Norwalk, CT.  So there are these two psychics in [...]

Want To Play A Game?

Picking stocks in the stock market is both a science and an art best left to the minds of “experts”. At least that is the conventional wisdom in modern times.

“Experts” come in many forms ranging from professionals on Wall Street to astrologers consulting their charts, with a whole lot of steps in between these [...]