Perpetual fraud promoter and talk show shill Montel Williams in trouble as celebrity endorser of MoneyMutual after the company was found guilty of providing illegal sky-high payday loans that exploited poor New Yorkers. Too bad his psychic friend and convicted felon Sylvia Browne didn’t warn him about that when she was on his show dozens of times…. You can read it HERE.
Utah police who rescued a “miracle baby” from a car in a river last weekend claim that a mysterious voice called to them. Many are suggesting it was a guardian angel, but in my new piece for Discovery News I offer another explanation, you can read it HERE.
Last month NBC News anchor Brian Williams was suspended for six months for fabricating or exaggerating an event that happened during the Iraq war. Was it all a lie, or an honest mistake? HERE’s a look at the issue of false memories.
Last month the respected Toronto Star published a prominent and alarmist piece questioning the safety of the HPV vaccine Gardasil, which can help prevent cancer in girls. It didn’t sit well with scientists, as my article for Discovery News notes; you can read it HERE.
I was recently a guest on the Cryptologic Radio show, talking about monsters, Bigfoot, chupacabras, and skepticism. You can listen to it HERE.
The respected PBS television series “Nova” has won multiple Peabody and Emmy awards. So how did it manage to so badly bungle an episode on anorexia, spreading myths and misinformation about the dangerous disease? Here’s a piece of investigative journalism I did, adapted from my Masters thesis on the subject of eating disorder misinformation in the media. You can read it HERE.
There’s a recent and brilliant skeptical debunking by Anna Maltese and John Rael of claims made by Danish “extreme archer” Lars Andersen… Check it out HERE.
A new article quoted my Discovery News story and analysis of the boy who claimed he went to heaven, then admitted he didn’t… you can read it HERE.
My new article for Discovery News on Brian Williams and the psychology of false memories is now out, check it out HERE.