- The 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon mission is a good time to review the factoids and conspiracy theories that have been junking up the cultural atmosphere since 1969. The Daily Banter has a list of the top 11 Apollo conspiracy theories, but if you’re looking for a classic examination of moonbattery, check out Phil Plait’s Bad Astronomy page about the “Apollo hoax”, or Darryl Cunningham’s Moon Hoax comic strip (part of his excellent collection, How to Fake a Moon Landing).
Or maybe you’re just in the mood to watch Buzz Aldrin coldcock that obnoxious Moon Denier. Be my guest – it never gets old.
- Did a Dutch cyclist really cancel his reservations on Flights MH370 and MH17, making him the luckiest duck alive since Violet Jessop survived the Britannica and Titanic disasters?
Spoiler: Probably not.
- J.Z. Knight, the celebrity channeler who supposedly speaks for the spirit of a 35,000-year-old Lemurian wise man, has been outed by two of her students as an anti-Semitic, virulently anti-Catholic drunk.
Knight is the surgically enhanced blonde woman who appeared in numerous scenes of What the Bleep Do We Know? – a film produced and directed by three of her disciples.