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Psychic Sally Fans: Self Preservation At A Cost

11 October, 2014 // 3 Comments

I used to wholeheartedly believe that people could speak to the dead. These days I’m not so convinced, but even as a believer I wasn’t so blinded by my faith in psychics and mediums that I couldn’t spot when I was being purposefully deceived. In fact, it was Derek Acorah’s staged possession by a made up ghost called Kreed [...]

#notallpsychics

10 October, 2014 // 3 Comments

I recently spoke with the president of the Spiritualists’ National Union (SNU), David Bruton, and he was quick to point out that what people like Sally Morgan, Derek Acorah and co. claim to do is not actually psychic ability but, in fact, mediumship. “I understand there is great interest from the general public but Spiritualism [...]

I bought my psychic powers online

23 May, 2014 // 1 Comment

Magicians can spot tricks a mile off which means that for decades they have been the rationalists right hand man when it comes to exposing phoney psychics for the tricksters they are.  Using simple-yet-effective tricks to make people think you have psychic abilities when you don’t without disclosing the fact that you are using these tricks [...]

Some people need to STFU

30 June, 2013 // 4 Comments

In an interview in The Sun newspaper today Sally Morgan has revealed how the aftermath of the accusations that she was a cheat and using an earpiece during her shows threw her into a suicidal depression. The article in The Sun includes details of harassment that Sally Morgan suffered at the hands of people once the accusations made the headlines. [...]

Psychic Today fined by OFCOM

21 June, 2013 // 3 Comments

In a move that might brighten the day of those left disappointed and angry by Sally Morgan’s success in court yesterday, OFCOM has reported that it imposed a financial penalty of £12,5000 on Majestic TV Limited who are responsible for ‘Psychic Today’ which is broadcast on Sky Channel 886. The show is a typical Psychic Reading [...]

The arrogance of Sally Morgan

20 June, 2013 // 19 Comments

Update: in May 2014 an audience member at her Middlesborough show alleges that Sally Morgan spoke to the ghost of a woman who was actually alive… and in the audience. The BBC have today June 20th, 2013) reported that Associated Newspapers has agreed to pay “substantial” damages to alleged psychic Sally Morgan after an article [...]

My favourite non-psychic psychics & mind readers

24 January, 2013 // 0 Comments

This was originally written for the Project Barnum website. I’m not talking about psychics and mind readers who aren’t gifted like they claim, but those who pretend in the name of entertainment and education and do a better job than those claiming super powers. I think there’s a lot to be gained from engaging with people in fun, [...]
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