James Randi, Magician, Debunker of Paranormal Claims, Dies at 92

James Randi, Magician, Debunker of Paranormal Claims, Dies at 92

     James Randi, a MacArthur award-winning magician who turned his formidable savvy to investigating claims of spoon bending, mind reading, fortunetelling, ghost whispering, water dowsing, faith healing, U.F.O. spotting and sundry varieties of
By Margalit Fox
The New York Times
10-21-20

bamboozlement, bunco, chicanery, flimflam, flummery, humbuggery, mountebankery, pettifoggery and out-and-out quacksalvery, as he quite often saw fit to call them, died on Tuesday at his home in Plantation, Fla. He was 92.

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