James Randi : Fighting Against Flimflam

James Randi Uses His Skill As a Professional Magician to Expose Psychics, Astrologers, Spiritualists, Channelers, Faith Healers and a Host of Mystics and Charlatans

The studio audience at the Tonight show in Burbank is strangely silent, staring intently at the proceedings on the stage. A shirtless volunteer lies face up on a table, behind which stands a short, balding man with a fringe of white hair, a bushy beard and piercing green eyes. He kneads the exposed abdomen with both hands, presses one thumb down and draws it across the skin. A trickle, then a stream of blood appears. The audience gasps. Now his hand thrusts into the abdomen and, accompanied by a sickening squishing sound, pulls up a clump of bloody tissue. Host Johnny...

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