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Written by JREF Staff
- Los Angeles Times, May 1, 2012
TLC renews 'Long Island Medium'
Last month, respected skeptic group the James Randi Educational Foundation awarded Caputo one of its 2012 Pigasus Awards, "bestowed on the most deserving charlatans, swindlers, psychics, pseudo-scientists, and faith healers" and gave a media Pigasus to TLC for airing her show, which Randi called "utter nonsense."
- Scientific American, May 14, 2012
How Neuroscientists and Magicians are Conjuring Brain Insights
“I’m turned on by this collaboration,” said D.J. Grothe, president of the James Randi Educational Foundation and a past magician, even though it is one that is not always comfortable in a world where secrecy is prized.
- The Guardian, May 11, 2012
How rational is America?
Through reading Sagan I also discovered the work of James Randi and the idea of organised scepticism.
- Boing Boing, May 11, 2012
Science Tales: short comic stories about science, skepticism, evidence and woo
If you're a Mythbusters fan, admire James Randi, enjoyed Ben Goldacre's Bad Science, and care about climate change, you'll enjoy this one.
- Variety, May 6, 2012
Hot Docs wraps with awards and sales
MipDoc international pitch competish winner "An Honest Liar," co-helmer-producers Tyler Measom and Justin Weinstein's doc on 83-year-old magician and famed debunker James Randi, saw BBC, PBS and several Euro pubcasters keen to partner.
- Skeptics' Guide to the Universe, May 5, 2012
Featuring Seth Shostak and James Randi
- The Humanist, May/June 2012
Getting Real: A Look at the New Skepticism
The Las Vegas convention is the latest installment of The Amaz!ng Meeting. First held in 2003 and colloquially referred to as TAM, it’s the annual mecca for skeptics around the world.
- Broadway.com, April 24, 2012
Are You Ready for a Miracle? How 'Leap of Faith' Jumped from the Movie Screen to Boradway
Popoff’s only real talent was his ability to scam people by using a hidden microphone. His deceitful ways were eventually exposed on the medium that made him famous when professional magician and skeptic James Randi snuck a radio scanner into one of Popoff's revivals and publicly outed him on The Johnny Carson Show in 1986.
- Montreal Gazette, May 4, 2012
Joe Schwarcz: Homeopathy relies on extreme dilution
The James Randi Educational Foundation offers $1 million to anyone who can, by any means, identify an unlabelled homeopathic remedy.
- Ann Arbor Skeptics, May 2, 2012
James Randi Q&A
- Strange Frequencies Radio, April 30, 2012
Featuring James Randi
- Ohlone Monitor, April 19, 2012
James Randi impresses Ohlone with his tricks
“To say James Randi is accomplished is an understatement. By the 1970s, Randi was a household name. Randi has an unshakeable commitment to reason,” said Helms.
- The Space Cinema Milano, May 16, 2012
Interview with James Randi
- AtheismTV Profile, May 9, 2012
Featuring James Randi
- Wired, May 7, 2012
The James Randi Educational Foundation Gives Teachers a Hand
The aim is not to promote an agenda but to teach methods and allow the students to explore the results on their terms.