The Galapagos Trip

September 10th, 2008

Randi remember the JREF trip to the Galapagos Islands packed with mishandled luggage, careful waste disposal and some of the most fascinating wildlife one could ever imagine.


September 5th, 2008

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…

The Houdini Bust

August 7th, 2008

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.

TAM 6 Remembered

July 23rd, 2008

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!

Segregated Florida

June 26th, 2008

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.

Project Alpha

May 27th, 2008

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.

Preview Of The Amazing Meeting

May 15th, 2008

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

Psychic Investigator

March 26th, 2008

Randi answers a viewers question about the television show James Randi: Psychic Investigator.

Arthur C. Clarke

March 20th, 2008

Randi shares some stories regarding his friend Arthur C. Clarke and makes a comparison of Stanley Kubrick to Steve Jobs.

The Million Dollar Challenge part 2

February 19th, 2008

Randi explains how a potential challenger might go about trying to win the Challenge through less than sincere efforts.