Psychic Sylvia Browne Dead, Fails to Predict Own Death

As I’m sure many of you have heard by now, self-proclaimed psychic Sylvia Browne has died at the age of 77. Now while we are very critical and harsh on psychics and other paranormal frauds here at The Occult Section, we are never happy to hear that someone has died. That being said, I think […]

Sylvia Browne fans lash out at ‘psychic’ over false Ohio abduction prediction

Isn’t it funny how psychics, and their defenders,  always have excuses ready to go when the “psychic” turns out to be utterly wrong? Actually, it’s not funny, especially when people’s lives are at stake, or when families are grieving over loved ones. Here’s yet another example of how blowhard Sylvia Browne made a huge mistake in […]

Psychic Ponders $1 Million Challenge

Last month, I did a blog post about a psychic challenge that had been issued, basically offering $1 million to any psychic who could pass a scientifically-controlled test of their abilities. The challenge has been around for years, but as no psychics had as of yet accepted the challenge (I’d say perhaps they didn’t know about it, […]

Skeptics Put Forth $1 Million Psychic Challenge

I love stories like this. Psychics are, for the most part, a very defensive group. They proclaim to have amazing powers, and anyone who doesn’t believe them is just not “open-minded” or whatever. When asked to prove their abilities, there’s always the convenient excuse of “I can’t control the visions!” Well, they seem pretty “in […]

Skeptics Put Forth $1 Million Psychic Challenge

I love stories like this. Psychics are, for the most part, a very defensive group. They proclaim to have amazing powers, and anyone who doesn’t believe them is just not “open-minded” or whatever. When asked to prove their abilities, there’s always the convenient excuse of “I can’t control the visions!” Well, they seem pretty “in […]