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The Skeptic Zone

Mar 18, 2023

Richard Saunders

You Can Count on Adrienne. With Adrienne Hill

WikiProject Folklore

With the help Richard Saunders, Adrienne takes a look at the top ten list of topics at "WikiProject Folklore", which states, "Founded in 2018, the WikiProject's goal is simple: to improve Wikipedia's coverage of folklore-related topics by identifying and employing sources from folklore studies. Members build relevant articles that meet Wikipedia's reliable source criteria, develop categories and templates, and work to improve pre-existing problem articles that fall within the scope of the project. "

WikiProject Report, Special:FAQs

The Teachings of Carlos

A look at some of the pages from the book "The Teachings of Carlos" from the great Carlos Hoax by James Randi in 1988. This book of nonsense was written by Randi and used as part of the press kit for the channeler Jose Alvarez (in reality Randi's companion Deyvi Pena) as part of the "60 Minutes" Australia hoax.

The Teachings of Carlos - "60 Minutes" Australia TV Report from 1988

A Dive into a Trove

A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers on a search for references to "Therapeutic Touch".


10 Years Ago

The Skeptic Zone #230 - 16.March.2013

The Mighty Mitta Muster Water Divining Test 2013. Join Richard Saunders and a host of skeptics and diviners on the old Mitta Mitta tennis court for a major test of water divining - Diviners' Intervention. Written and performed by Jim Wilshire - A Week in Science with Dr Paul Willis - Academia Film Olomouc. More infromation about the festival in the Czech Republic.