Exposing the Myth of Alcoholics Anonymous. Part 1: History and (Lack of ) Effectiveness
Steven Mohr begins his two-part investigation by examining the origins of the movement and evidence that the famous 12-step programme simply does not work
Believe it or Not
Sally Marlow interviews Mark Vernon about life, the universe and everything – but mainly agnosticism
Inside a Camphill Community
Matthew Provonsha reports on his disillusionment with life in a religious commune
Sprite, by Donald Rooum, the ongoing saga of an ethereal being who has the misfortune to fall for a confirmed skeptic.
Cartoons by Tim Pearce and The Parking Lot is Full
Pictures from Hilary Evans’ Paranormal Picture Gallery
News and comment
Victoria Hamilton and Chris French
A column based on the observation that sometimes statistics don’t lie - they’re just plain crazy...
Hits and Misses
Barry L. Beyerstein: 19th May 1947 – 25th June 2007
It’s life, Jim… but not as we know it
Of shoes and ships and little ducks
Skeptic at large
Wendy M Grossman
Rhyme and Reason: Keep up the good fight . . .
From Michael Heap
Chairman of the Association for Skeptical Enquiry
Letters from our readers