06 February 2011

James Randi took entire bottle of homeopathic sleeping pills

Skeptic James Randi joined hundreds of consumer advocates in more than 25 countries in exposing so-called homeopathic remedies.

From his website:
In his message, Randi issued a one-million-dollar challenge to the manufacturers of homeopathic products to prove their claims, and challenged major drug retailers like CVS, Rite-Aid, and Walgreens to stop tricking consumers into paying real money for fake medicine.

To learn more, visit Randi's site or view his video statement below:

[h/t: Mr. Teller]

04 February 2011

Montreal: Caleb Wiles lecture February 19th

Can't make it to the Caleb Wiles lecture at  Browser's Den of Magic in Toronto on the 16th?

No worries, he's also lecturing at the Chinese Cultural Centre in Montreal on Saturday February 19th at 1:30pm.

For details, visit the Montral Magic Jam website.

Toronto: Bob Fitch performance workshop May 6 & 7

Bob Fitch is offering a two full day performance workshop on Friday May 6 and Saturday May 7.

Holy Trinity Church, Guildwood, 85 Livingston Road, Scarborough
Full Registration - $300 with performance critique (limited to 6 people)
Non-Critique Registration - $100 for two full days Enrolment is limited
Contact Stephen Kirkegaard or Ron Guttman for more information.

Links for 2011-Feb-4

02 February 2011

Welcome Ring 17 members!

Hello to everyone stopping by from Toronto's Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit club (Ring 17)!  Thank you to Chris Harvison for the kind mention in this month's newsletter.

Comments and feedback about the site are always welcome, either online or in person.  Hopefully I'll see you at the Anthony Lindan lecture tomorrow!

To find out what the other clubs are doing this month, visit the post Rounding the rings in February from Jan 15.