Someone who names himself the “Manhattan Medium” clearly wants to go somewhere. Thomas John seems to believe that the fake psychic business is his ride to Richville, and with a $1,000 fee to answer just two questions about dead relatives in a month, the potential for profit is significant. To convince enough desperately grieving people […]
He calls himself the “Manhattan Medium,” a psychic of such great talent that he charges a $1,000 fee to answer two of your questions a month. Presumably somebody believes in him enough to pay that price.
Are the psychic predictions of Thomas John really worth a thousand dollars?
To answer that question, let’s take a […]
“Manhattan Medium” Thomas John charges $3,000 per hour to give his so-called psychic predictions to a group of 10 people.
You’d think that someone who charges $3,000 per hour would be good at what they do.
On December 28, 2013, so-called psychic Thomas John declared that in 2014, Prince William would be crowned King of […]
This week I received an odd piece of mail — one of those solicitations asking for a donation to some cause while providing a small, token gift. That strategy came from social science research indicating that the provision of a small gift leads to the feeling of obligation, which in turn leads to a higher […]
Patrick Howell O’Neill of DailyDot reveals that telecommunications megacorporation Verizon wants to set up its very own supercool tech news page called “SugarString.” It’s supposed to appeal to “Millenials” and be superslick and popular-like…
… except visitors can’t leave any comments on any of the articles or participate in any active way on the site, […]
Look for actual photos of Americans for Prosperity’s “Paycheck Protection Rally” in Harrisburg Pennsylvania tomorrow. The “Paycheck Protection Rally” stands up for the right of workers to be paid less and the right of corporations to rake in bigger profits.
Why do I suggest you look for actual photos?
Reason #1: Americans for Prosperity calls […]
One of the following titles is not from a real ethnography. Can you pick the fake study?
Sociable robots, jazz music, and divination: Contingency as a cultural resource for negotiating problems of intentionality.
You Have Dislodged a Boulder: Mothers and Prisoners in the Post Keynesian California Landscape.
Legos, gummy bears and helplessness: Facilitating ethnic identity […]
“The Can Kicks Back” calls itself a a social movement of young people who all just happened to decide on their own last year to kick-start a young movement of young people burning to tax poor people more, tax corporations less, and slash social programs.
If you believe that “movement” is real, I’ve got […]
It’s been more than year since the 501c3 corporation No Labels launched its “ConnectUs” pages for all 50 states on which all the grassroots “centrist” Americans who want to cut taxes for corporations and cut social security for people could engage in grassroots organizing on the grassy grassroots state level.
After receiving a huge […]
For some time now, billionaire Peter G. Peterson has been spending his money to create a network of differently named organizations, all with the same policy goal: ending or slashing dramatically back Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and replacing them with private plans, conveniently administered by private entities, which of course would take a wee […]