The problem With People Like Chip Coffey

News broke recently that a paranormal TV celebrity had been arrested in the US. I don’t know who they are and I’ve never watched any of their shows but I noticed that a guy called Chip Coffey (who claims to be a psychic) was quick to take to his social media and give his 2 cents on the subject, having worked on the same shows as this individual in the past. Continue reading The problem With People Like Chip Coffey

Keeping Up With The Smiths: 5 Ways Pseudo-Science Shames The Poor

I’ve never been overly well off and I’m cool with that. Growing up in a working class family I learned a lot of tips and tricks for shopping on the high street that would help save money. Since becoming an active member of the skeptic community I’ve come to realise that these same tips and tricks can also be a good way to avoid pseudo-science and nonsense selling tactics too. Continue reading Keeping Up With The Smiths: 5 Ways Pseudo-Science Shames The Poor

Musings on Greta Christina’s List of Insulting Questions…

In a blog post titled ‘9 questions atheists find insulting? Bollocks!’ Paul Braterman criticises Greta Christina for writing an article on Everyday Sexism suggesting people should stop asking atheists certain¬†questions as they’re insulting. Continue reading Musings on Greta Christina’s List of Insulting Questions…

Review: Blair Witch (2016)

If you go down to the woods today you’re in for a terrible surprise…¬†

When my local cinema advertised the chance to see a yet-to-be-released and unnamed horror movie for just £5 I jumped at the chance. In my gut, I knew it was going to be either Ouija: Origin of Evil or Blair Witch and I did a little fist pump of joy when the Blair Witch title came up on the screen. Continue reading Review: Blair Witch (2016)