Monthly Archives: October 2008

Colbert shows us exactly how much the oil companies love the Earth!

“A lot of people talk about loving the earth, but how many of them actually penetrate it?”

Now that you are enlightened about the oil companies’ love for this planet, you might also want to watch Colbert talk about environmentalism in Las Vegas, among other things he wags his finger/tips his hat at:

Tomorrow, I dine with a rationalist!

Yes, I am one of the group of faculty members invited to a reception with James Randi tomorrow night, before he gives his public lecture on campus. Should be an interesting dinner! Here’s the announcement for the lecture:

The University Lecture Series

Proudly Presents

James Randi

“Pseudo-Technology in the New Millennium”

Thursday, October 2, 2008

7:30 p.m. ~ Satellite Student Union

James Randi has an international reputation as a magician and escape artist, but today he is best known as the world’s most tireless investigator and demystifier of paranormal and pseudoscientific claims. He has pursued “psychic” spoonbenders and exposed the dirty tricks of faith healers. He appears frequently on US television shows and in the late 1960’s was host of “The Randi Show” on WOR-Radio.

To read more about James Randi visit our website.

For Ticket Information: please call the University Student Union Information Center at 278-2078 or visit them in the University Student Union.