Posts tagged "psychics"

Cecil The Lion Contacted By Psychic, Is Surprisingly Erudite

An animal psychic says she had a chat with Cecil from beyond the grave.

Robyn Pennacchia / July 31, 2015

Mental Health Company CEO Embezzles $510,000 To Give To Psychic

How many times did this guy have his palm read?

Robyn Pennacchia / July 26, 2015

Psychic Sylvia Browne (Incorrectly) Told Amanda Berry’s Mom Her Daughter Was Dead

When people experience the devastating trauma of a missing friend or relative, they want answers, but too often, those answers never come. Louwanna Miller, the mother of Amanda Berry, one of the three women who went missing in Cleveland, Ohio, wanted answers, so in 2004, she went on “The Montel Williams Show” to speak with psychic

Julie Gerstein / May 9, 2013

To Believe Or Not To Believe: Psychic Predictions About Your Love Life

When I was 8, some friends of my parents had a party at their house. The main attraction was a palm reader they hired to entertain the guests. “You will marry someone from your childhood,” she told me. I squirmed at the thought of love or marriage; I still thought boys had cooties. This same…

Ami Angelowicz / September 12, 2011

Laura Day: Psychic To The Stars Or Con Artist?

New Agey celebs such as Demi Moore, Nicole Kidman, and Jennifer Aniston are big fans of psychic/author Laura Day, who wrote three bestsellers including How To Rule The World From Your Couch, which sounds amazing if it really worked. But according to Adam Robinson, the co-founder of the Princeton Review and Laura’s ex, she i…

Ami Angelowicz / April 14, 2010

Woman Loses $40K, Husband, And Job Because Of Psychic Addiction

Sex addiction. Shopping addiction. Psychic addiction? This week in The Daily Mail, British TV executive Samantha Brick wrote all about her obsession with consulting psychics—between the ages of 18 and 36, she spent almost $40K consulting them, getting so dependent on their guidance that she couldn’t so much as paint her hallway without getting a…

Psychic Predicts Woman’s Lottery Win—Kind Of

Do you believe in psychics? Forty-one-year-old hairdresser Susan Herdman most certainly does. The U.K. woman decided to see a tarot card reader to see what 2010 might bring for her. The psychic’s prediction? Wealth and good fortune in 2010. Sounds a little vague to me … but Susan, a believer, was confident that the prophecy…

Ami Angelowicz / January 20, 2010

Which Dead Celeb Will You Contact At The Halloween Tweance?

I don’t know what you’re doing on Oct. 30, but I will (skeptically) be attending the first-ever Twitter séance—yes, a Twéance—led by British psychic Jayne Wallace. Séances have been going on in dark rooms with creepy lighting since the mid-1800s, but apparently the spirit-channeling ceremony is ready for a 21st century makeover. That’s why Angel…

Ami Angelowicz / October 14, 2009

Psychic Or Psycho? Clairvoyant Claims She Was Beat Up By Rivals

Thirty-five-year old Connecticut woman Janet Lee, aka “the foremost psychic in New England,” called the police in July to report that she was attacked outside her Greenwich office. So who dunnit? Lee claimed it was a gang of rival psychics. What, is there like a psychic mafia? I wonder what the motive could possibly be:…

Ami Angelowicz / September 30, 2009

You Could Spend $75 On A Psychic, Or You Could Buy Something For Yourself

Because the stock market and the economy are so volatile right now, people are looking for any kind of guidance they can get — even if that means turning to the supernatural. According to a New York Times article, psychics and astrologers are doing big business these days, with clients paying anywhere from $75 to…

Catherine Strawn / November 24, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Psychics, “Twilight,” And Nude Cell Phone Pics

In these unpredictable times, psychics and astrologers say business is going well for them. And speaking of astrologers, read what our Kiki T thinks Barack Obama’s sex life is like. [NY Times]
Britney Spears is playing a not-so-secret-anymore show in London this weekend. We are soooooo jealous of all you British ladies. [Marie Claire, U.K.]…

Catherine Strawn / November 24, 2008