Enter the Dragon*Con as Randi talks about his trip to Atlanta to mingle with multiple Darth Vaders, George Takei and a special brand of people. Let’s just say it wasn’t the Zappa concert he was expecting…
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It’s the untold story of a rare Houdini bust coveted by a young James Randi. Hear how he stole it, where it is now and why Penn and Teller have added their own chapter to the legend.
Randi goes over his highlights from the 6th edition of The Amazing Meeting. Botched AV! Penn Jillette feuds with Newsweek writer! 800 spoons bent at once! Mending fences with old friends and a look into The Loving Cup!
An up-and-coming magician named James Randi comes face to face with segregated Florida in the early 1960s. Also, hear about Randi’s travels over the past month.
Also, here is the link to the Randi portrait taken by internationally beloved technology pundit Andy Ihnatko and mentioned at the beginning of the podcast.
Randi remembers how he and two young magicians (including a very young Banachek) exposed flaws in an scientific test for paranormal powers by having the duo become the subjects.
Randi runs down exactly what to expect from The Amazing Meeting June 19-22. Also, find out how much it costs to eat lunch in Penn’s home The Slammer and why attendees should start writing down random five digit numbers now.
You can register for TAM 6 at Randi.org
Randi answers a viewers question about the television show James Randi: Psychic Investigator.
Randi shares some stories regarding his friend Arthur C. Clarke and makes a comparison of Stanley Kubrick to Steve Jobs.
Randi explains how a potential challenger might go about trying to win the Challenge through less than sincere efforts.
Randi explains the history of the Million Dollar Challenge and its future.