A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions

From Abracadabra to Zombies


Skeptimedia is a commentary on mass media treatment of issues concerning science, the paranormal, and the supernatural.

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Skeptimedia replaces  Mass Media Funk and Mass Media Bunk. Those blogs are now archived.

critical thinking posts


Stupid politicians and cops (JS)(CT)

Natural Law, Celibate Men who Wear Dresses, and Pastors who Preach Hate (S)(CT)(SU)


Abusing children to raise TV ratings (P)(CT)

Teachable Moment or Media Manipulation (CT)

A Hard Time to Be a Republican (CT)

Evaluating Evidence (CT)


Sharon Begley: Skeptics Think They're Intellectually Superior (CT)

Prescribing Placebos (CT) (SC)

The Skeptics' Circle (CT)

Ancient Wisdom (CAM) (CT)

Using ghost stories to teach critical thinking (CT) (JS)

Why woo-woo wins (FH) (JS) (CT) (CAM)


Mesmerized by hypnotherapy - how does  hypnosis differ from the placebo effect? (CAM) (CT)

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alt med (CAM)
critical thinking (CT)
Frauds, Hoaxes, Conspiracies (FH)
junk science (JS)
paranormal (P)
science (SC)
supernatural/religion (SU)
superstition (S)
other (O)


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