Friday, February 24th, 2017

Confidence man and huckster John Edward gets treated respectably despite being exposed as a fraud. He gets to appear on Larry King Live! and Oprah! and even The View. John Edward claims to be able to speak to dead people, a “psychic medium.” And he does it for a hefty fee, or you can buy […]

Confidence man and huckster John Edward gets treated respectably despite being exposed as a fraud. He gets to appear on Larry King Live! and Oprah! and even The View. John Edward claims to be able to speak to dead people, a “psychic medium.” And he does it for a hefty fee, or you can buy […]

Ann Althouse passes along a great Groucho Marx anecdote (aren’t they all great?) from Dick Cavett’s blog: The medium began to chant unintelligibly, and then to emit a strange humming sound (I can’t help seeing her as Margaret Dumont), eventually achieving her trance state. “I am in touch, I am in touch with the Other […]

Ann Althouse passes along a great Groucho Marx anecdote (aren’t they all great?) from Dick Cavett’s blog: The medium began to chant unintelligibly, and then to emit a strange humming sound (I can’t help seeing her as Margaret Dumont), eventually achieving her trance state. “I am in touch, I am in touch with the Other […]