Barbara Walters Program: James Randi, Mark Wilson, and Doug

The above rare clips come from the James Randi Foundation, and features commentary from the Amazing Randi himself. The clips in question hail from his appearance on the Barbara Walters morning program “Not For Women Only.” While the program featured Randi and “psychic” Uri Geller predominantly, Doug is seen throughout observing on the side with…

Doug on Dai Vernon-1976 World of Wizards Special

The above clip comes from a 1976 James Randi special called “World of Wizards.” I had posted the full special some years ago, but the original channel that hosted it, “Sleight of Direction,” disappeared. However, through magical means I was able to make it reappear for you today with no further hosting issues. Actually, today…

James Randi (1928-2020)

Word is beginning to spread throughout the magic world that “The Amazing Randi,” aka James Randi, has just passed away. In his 92 years, James Randi brought a lot, not only to the world of magic and escapism, but to the art of skepticism and debunking of fraud. In that respect, he certainly picked up…