This Movie About the Grandfather of Debunkery Looks Amazing

"No matter how smart or well-educated you are, you can be deceived," says James Randi in the trailer for the new film An Honest Liar. If you're at all familiar with his work, I can bet you're pretty damn excited to see a new documentary devoted to this man who knows a thing or two about deception. But does James "The… » 6/14/14 3:00pm 6/14/14 3:00pm

Pear Cable Chickens Out of $1,000,000 Challenge, We Search For Answers

Click to viewWhen we first criticized the $7,250 Pear Anjou speaker cables, little did we know it would stir up such a hornet's nest of controversy. James Randi, former magician and professional debunker, responded to our post by offering $1 million from his James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) to anyone who… » 10/26/07 6:40am 10/26/07 6:40am

UPDATED: Journalist Accepts $1 Million Challenge: Do $7250 Cables Sound…

Click to viewPear Cable, makers of the $7250 audio cables we showed you a couple of weeks ago, has accepted debunker James Randi's (pictured at left) challenge, where the former magician's JREF (James Randi Educational Foundation) promised $1 million if anyone could prove the difference between Pear cables and their… » 10/15/07 6:10pm 10/15/07 6:10pm

Pear Cable CEO Calls James Randi's $1 Million Offer a Hoax

Last week, magician and paranormal debunker James Randi (pictured above left) offered the makers of Pear speaker cables $1 million if they could prove in double-blind testing there was a difference between their $7,250 cables and ordinary Monster Cables. Now, Adam Blake (pictured above right), CEO and co-founder of… » 10/05/07 8:26am 10/05/07 8:26am

James Randi Offers $1 Million If Audiophiles Can Prove $7250 Speaker…

Click to viewOur rant about those $7,250 Pear Anjou speaker cables found its way to the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF), and Randi offered $1 million to anyone who can prove those cables are any better than ordinary (and also overpriced) Monster Cables. Pointing out the absurd review by audiophile Dave… » 10/01/07 11:22am 10/01/07 11:22am