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Movie: The Men Who Stare at Goats

A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
posted by SPrintF on Apr 17, 2022 - 2 comments

Book: Psion

A.D. 2417. The future of the galaxy is threatened by multiplanetary corporations. To Cat, an illiterate slum kid whose catlike green eyes brand him as half alien, the destiny of humankind is insignificant. But his uniqueness targets him for a government experiment, and he discovers how to use his telepathic powers in terrifying new ways. As Cat's powers grow stronger they lead him toward brutal confrontations with deadly forces. Can Cat seize his enemies' minds before they possess his? [more inside]
posted by brook horse on Sep 7, 2021 - 3 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Psychics  Season 6, Ep 2

You might not think much about psychics these days, but they're still all over the place, on daytime talk and "reality" shows especially. LWT takes a look at how they continue to bilk people. The main story is on YouTube.
posted by JHarris on Mar 11, 2019 - 3 comments

Podcast: Judge John Hodgman: Habeas Spiritus

Should Anton give psychics a chance? This week, with expert witness Carrie Poppy of Oh No! Ross and Carrie! [more inside]
posted by Shmuel510 on Mar 26, 2015 - 7 comments

The West Wing: The Midterms  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 3

In the aftermath of the shooting, the Administration is polling at 81 percent. But those numbers are soft, Sam cautions, and no one disagrees. Moreover, they probably won't hold up for the midterm elections in 12 weeks. Still, Toby wants to use this honeymoon as leverage for a domestic-terrorism initiative. In fact, he's obsessed with it. The President also seems obsessed---with thwarting an old foe who is running for a school-board seat in New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Sam enlists an old law-school classmate to run for an open House seat. [more inside]
posted by ApathyGirl on Oct 11, 2014 - 8 comments

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