James Randi: debunking the king of the debunkers

James Randi, star sceptic and subject of the documentary An Honest Liar, is dedicated to exposing magicians and spoonbenders. Is he guilty of a little sleight of hand himself?

James Randi at a New York screening of An Honest Liar, in April 2014
James Randi at a New York screening of An Honest Liar, in April 2014 CREDIT: Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

There are few public figures who’ve had decades of an almost perfectly positive press, as James Randi has. The 87-year-old debunker of the paranormal was Richard Dawkins before God invented Richard Dawkins – angry, verbally aggressive, a hero to the kinds of people who don’t believe in Big Foot and are rational enough to become sleepless with fury at the brainlessness of the idiots who do….

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