Archive for January, 2010

A Letter to the Lab from Denis Conan Doyle

Saturday, January 16th, 2010 Posted in Letters to the Lab, People in Parapsychology | 4 Comments »

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and J. B. Rhine were not friends. When J.B. and Louisa Rhine published a report in 1927 denouncing the medium Mina Crandon, (aka Margery) Doyle slammed them in the press. Only the year before ...

The Dangers of Live TV

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 Posted in ESP and other Phenomena, Parapsychology and Popular Culture | 2 Comments »

On Friday night, July 11, 1958, a new tv show debuted on ABC called E.S.P. The reviews were absolutely scathing. "Whatever dignity this 'phenomenon' has enjoyed in the past was quite brutally destroyed on the opening session of the ...