Famous Folk

Merlin to Uri. Gross to Underwood. Morgan to Acorah.
These people have either hindered or helped to shape the paranormal world.

Sally Morgan.. Is she a fake

Posted by Atticus & Prof. Chris French on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 In : Fraud? 

Prof Chris French writes his view on the Sally Morgan case at Dublins Grand Canal theatre.

According to her website, Sally Morgan is "Britain's best-loved psychic". She is certainly a very successful psychic – she has just released her third book and is currently filming the third series of Psychic Sally on the Road for Sky LIVING. But an incident that took place a few days ago may cause a few of her fans to wonder whether Morgan is deserving of their adoration.

Could it be that, like...


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Jason Hawes is a Lying Piece of Shit or: Why TAPS fucking sucks

Posted by Atticus & Jason Korbus on Friday, January 7, 2011 In : Fraud? 

There are so many tv programes out there to date that all claim to go on investigations at haunted places in serch for evidence.

These are becoming a bit tiresome both here in the UK and across the pond in the USA.

However, there are a couple that seem to stand out above the rest for whatever reason. One in particular is TAPS.
TAPS has gained a huge following both here and stateside and many websites in the paranormal field seem to take great pleasure in accolading themselves as part of the '......


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Joe Power..... Not A Very Nice Guy??

Posted by Atticus & Michael Legge on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 In : Fraud? 

Its time for the Edinburgh Fringe.
RiPA friends Wiseman French, Watts and a few other are at the top of the UK doing what they do best.

However, its not just the brainiacs who attend such events. Comedian Michael Legge was also there and he shares with 
RiPA his account of a display by Joe Power.

"Yesterday, I was thrown out of a show. Is there anything more embarrassing or belittling to a performer than to be asked to leave a show they're watching? Joe Power can talk to the dead but, as it turns...


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Martin Gardner: 1914-2010

Posted by Atticus & Chris French on Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Chris French mourns the passing of Martin Gardner, a prolific writer and populariser of mathematics, and one of the most influential figures in scepticism
  
Martin Gardner's uncompromising attacks on fringe science and New Age ideas delighted his admirers and enraged his detractors.

Love or hate him, you just have to admire him.

Like French, Gardener has had quite a prominent place in the mindset that I provide to RiPA and his work will always have a place on my bookshelf. Thats not to say that...


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Famous haunts

Posted by Cally on Friday, March 19, 2010 In : Dead famous 

Famous haunts


So ever wondered where your favourite dead celebrity's like to hang out when they've gone to the big Hollywood in the sky ??

Well here's where a few of my favourites and where they like to spend their time.







Marilyn Monroe

Died: August 6th 1962

Cause of death: Overdose of sleeping pills

Famous haunts

1, Roosevelt hotel, Hollywood – Marilyn is said to have appeared in a full length mirror that was once in her favourite suite, Now situated on the lower level of the ...


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