Bo Gardiner is an environmental analyst, naturalist, writer, and humanist/skeptic organizer. She's a former research hydrologist, EPA consultant, wildlife program director for a national NGO, and TV writer/producer. She holds a B.A. in communications and M.S. in environmental engineering sciences.
Erin Auerbach was a failed actress who came to Las Vegas for an exciting job opportunity that fed what she admitted was a strong ego: She was going to become a professional psychic. “The thing is, I’m not sure that I’m psychic,” she admitted to the interviewer. “That’s OK,” he replied. “We’ll give you everything you need for the job.” Read more
The Faith Middleton Show, which airs on Connecticut’s WNPR among other places, recently aired an episode about psychic detectives. If this were a ten-second piece that said “It’s all bullshit,” no problem. If it were a piece exploring why people take them seriously, I’d understand that, too. Turns out it was basically an hour-long infomercial for a group called Find Me, which uses “talented psychics” to help discover missing persons. Read more