Contributions

Haunted Wedding Dress
February 4, 2009


Pennsylvania mansion’s animated gown has rational explanation.

Bigfoot Bozos
January 28, 2009


Georgia “clowns” ineptly reprise frozen-Sasquatch hoax.

‘Witch’ Killings Continue
January 23, 2009


“Witch” killings continue with the burning of a suspected witch in Papua New Guinea, a delusion continues.

“Miraculous Elián” Returns?
January 9, 2009


The controversy over Elián Gonzáles–who was once deemed miraculous–is to resume during attorney general confirmation hearings.

Exorcism: The Devil’s in the Details
December 30, 2008


A new television series,   The Real Exorcist , has debuted on the Sci-Fi Channel, whose executives and producers continue to promote pseudoscience and worse. The show features fundamentalist minister Bob Larson,   whose Web site pleads for help in fighting demonic evil with “prayer and financial help.” Jesus, Larson claims, has actually “chosen” him …

Lourdes Medical Bureau Rebels
December 25, 2008


The international medical bureau at Lourdes, the Catholic healing shrine, will no longer designate cases “miraculous.”

Demjanjuk: ‘Ivan the Bloody’
December 16, 2008


Germany justified in seeking U.S.’s extradition of Nazi death-camp guard Ivan “John” Demjanjuk for Holocaust war crimes.