The A&E show....

James Randi --- Wizard (
Tue, 1 Apr 1997 18:30:06 -0500

Okay. I just knew that someone would spot it, and now I have to
explain. Seems my viewers are smarter than the average. Am I

The chess sequence I went through for the commentary was chopped up.
I did the illegal adjacent kings move to show how the con man cheats.
At one point (not shown) I checkmated and tipped over the losing king.
Actually, the chess sequence was rather okay, but in editing it got

I'm told that the show will repeat in some areas on Saturday.

Re the chess boo-boos, forgive me. Please?


[Hi --- your friendly moderator here. I hope you don't mind me
horning in on Randi's A&E message, but for those of you who are
following the Higher Source story, there is a must read essay on the
web page

which contains decisive evidence that the Hale-Bopp ``spaceship''
photo is a fraud, including a fine essay by Dr. David Tholen, whose
photo of the comet was altered to produce the spaceship. There's other
excellent astronomy material on that web site as well.

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