Archive for December, 2009

Happy Holidays!

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 Posted in General | 1 Comment »

I tried to find a picture with a holiday theme and this was the best I could do. I scanned this at the Rhine Research Center. Or was it at the Special Collections Library at Duke? Now ...

Another Psychic History Mystery

Friday, December 18th, 2009 Posted in Parapsychology Organizations/Research | 1 Comment »

I was exploring the collection of digitized images at the New York Public Library, and I came across this picture of what was called The International School of Psychic Science at 135 West 124th Street. It's dated 1932. A quick ...

Belief in the Supernatural is Going Up

Sunday, December 13th, 2009 Posted in General | No Comments »

A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life provides yet more evidence that belief in things supernatural continues to rise. "Roughly three-in-ten Americans (29%) say they have felt in touch with someone who has ...

I’m Going to be on the Radio Tonight

Thursday, December 10th, 2009 Posted in General | 2 Comments »

I should have posted this sooner, but I'm going to be on the radio tonight, at 8:10pm, EST, on the show Signs of Life, which is produced by the Forever Family Foundation. If you follow that link I've included ...

Whatever happened to Jackie Merkle?

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 Posted in Letters to the Lab, People in Parapsychology | 23 Comments »

While I was researching my book I constantly came across these former psychic superstars. For a time there'd be a flurry of activity around them, lots of press, letters, and public appearances to either demonstrate their talent or expose ...