Psychic Detectives Part IV: Other “Notables”

Part I: Intro Part II: Dorothy Allison and Noreen Renier Part III: Sylvia Browne, Psychic Clown Arthur Price Roberts Roberts was one of America's first psychic detectives. Little is known about him, the main source of information being Frank Edwards' book Strange People (Lyle Stuart, 1986). Edwards reports that Roberts remained illiterate throughout his life... Continue Reading →

Sylvia Browne, Psychic Clown

Psychic Detectives Part III: Sylvia BrowneI'm willing to give Noreen Renier the benefit of the doubt when it comes to honesty. Maybe she simply isn't as gifted as she thinks she is, and is sloppy when it comes to doing follow-ups.But Sylvia Browne won't be getting any such slack. She is a bald-faced liar and... Continue Reading →

Psychic Detectives Part II: Dorothy Allison and Noreen Renier

Dorothy AllisonUntil her death in 1999, Allison enjoyed a fairly solid reputation as a psychic detective, despite her many exaggerated claims. This diminutive woman from New Jersey employed astrological charts and psychometry in her attempts to locate missing people, often over the phone, beginning in the late '60s. She claimed she assisted law enforcement in... Continue Reading →

Psychic Detectives Part I

Some of the world's most famous psychics have dabbled in criminal investigation or searches for missing persons. Uri Geller, the Enemy of All Flatware, claimed he worked with the FBI, which has never been confirmed. Jeanne Dixon, arguably the world's most famous psychic next to Nostradamus and Edgar Cayce, claimed that she tried to warn... Continue Reading →

Most Boring

Since I don't live in a kid-dense area, Halloweens are pretty quiet. I'm spending much of this one watching the Most Haunted marathon on the W network. Tell me, does anything ever happen on this show? The historical tidbits at the beginning are interesting, but then the program just turns into an hour of people... Continue Reading →

The Week in B.S.

- Prophet Yahweh (Ramon Watkins) predicts yet another UFO landing sometime between Halloween and November 11. The aliens want to show their support for Obama. (Prophet Yahweh also claims he can summon UFOs by reciting passages from the Bible, so predictions seem moot.) - I pay little mind to the pop music world, but this... Continue Reading →

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