Archive for February, 2009

Mina Crandon aka Margery

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in People in Parapsychology, Science Experiments | No Comments »

I'll be posting more about the sad story of Mina Crandon later, she was a well-known medium who lived in Boston (and in New York for a time).   But I found a reference to Margery (the name she went ...

Life at the Parapsychology Lab

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, People in Parapsychology | No Comments »

The presence of the women in the Lab changed everything.  The affection that had always been there, but largely repressed, blossomed.  Gaither Pratt and Charlie Stuart, for instance, had always addressed their letters very formally to “Dr. Rhine.”  Betty Humphrey, ...

Parapsychology Foundation Host Book Presentation/Launch Party

Saturday, February 21st, 2009 Posted in General | 1 Comment »

In case you haven't heard, the Parapsychology Foundation is hosting a presentation/party for my new book. We had such a good response we had to change the location in order to get a larger room. This also resulted in a ...

Trumpet Mediums

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009 Posted in Ghost Stories | 2 Comments »

This is a photograph I scanned at the Rhine Research Center.  I didn't know what was going in this picture at the time, but the name Ed Wood was attached to it.  When I later read about trumpet mediums, I ...

Unbelievable – The Movie

Friday, February 13th, 2009 Posted in General | No Comments »

I'm not a filmmaker, but I did my best!

Harold Sherman

Monday, February 9th, 2009 Posted in People in Parapsychology | 2 Comments »

Another one of J. B. Rhine's correspondents that I came to like was writer and ESP researcher Harold Sherman. He came across as such a sweet, sweet guy in his letters. The scientists at the lab gave a lot ...

Getting Things Ready

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 Posted in People in Parapsychology | 2 Comments »

My book comes out next month, so I'm gearing up!   Below is a picture of a few of the scientists from the Lab:  Bill Davidson, Betty McMahan and Betty Humphrey, aka "the Bettys."  I love this shot.  It's so atmospheric. I ...