How Do We See What Isn’t So: Part 2

IN PART 1 OF THIS ARTICLE, I presented several examples of contexts where our inherent “effort after meaning” can lead us to see meaningful...

Chris French remembers Hilary Evans, 1929-2011

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Hilary Evans, who passed away on 27 July 2011.

Monster or mirage?

Written by Alexander T. Lovcanski. Published for The Skeptic online on 30th August 2010.

Night Terrors: Sleep paralysis

Nat Guest explores and explains the phenomenon of sleep paralysis; the state between sleep and wakefulness.

When nightmares intrude into waking life

The Skeptic's Lead Editor, Chris French, has co-authored a paper on sleep paralysis with Julia Santomauro, published in Issue 22 (August 2009) of The...


One of the people on the Skeptics in the Pub mailing list, Partha Lal, sent a note to me asking me to publicise a firewalk he was doing for charity.

From Psychic to Sceptic

James Byrne in retrospect on being a psychic

Shirley Ghostman and me

From time to time I get contacted by TV shows wanting a skeptic to spar against a psychic. This time a producer from Tiger Aspect wanted me for a show they were doing on psychics for BBC2.

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