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Weird or What?

by Mark Edward, Oct 26 2011

A Moment or Supreme Terror

If you get a chance to see myself and Brian Dunning (and the ghostly Susan Gerbic) on the recent episode of “Weird or What?” that is all about “Life after Death,” you will see convincing evidence for how easy it is to convince people that a seance is real. William Shatner is hilarious as the bemused and tongue in cheek host, making at least this episode tilted towards a skeptical viewpoint. Using infrared photography, the television audience sees what to each sitter in the desired total blackness of the traditional seance room never suspected. For those in the circle, the fear is real. For the viewers, the famous Scole Experiments are shown to be what they really were: a badly reported series of un-controlled magic effects that took place in the medium’s own home. Where were the skeptics? Happy Halloween!

And the Darkness Falls... Boom!

6 Responses to “Weird or What?”

  1. Jeff says:

    When does it air? I can’t find it on the schedule anywhere.

  2. David H. says:

    Alas, as with so many good programs (like real news programs), this seems to be reserved for viewers outside the U.S.

  3. Susan Gerbic says:

    David{ your right it is only in Canada right now. But they will be releasing it soon in America (fingers crossed). For now here is more info on the “performance”. http://montereycountyskeptics.blogspot.com/2011/09/weird-or-what-scole-experiments.html

  4. Mattt says:

    Ack really want to watch this series! I stumbled on it when I was up in Canada and now I can’t stream it anymore :(