Respectful Insolence

Archives for May 17, 2007

Dr. R. W. asks (and answers) the question, pointing out in detail how: Promoters of unscientific claims often reject ordinary scientific standards for experimental design and evidence. Even government funded CAM research is troubled with serious methodologic flaws. Research on complementary and alternative methods is conducted without regard to biologic plausibility. The proponents and funders…

When I learned of this, I had been highly tempted trot out everybody’s favorite undead F├╝hrer for a little fun with the Church of Scientology‘s latest antics. Indeed, when you find out what I’m about to discuss, you’ll see why it was a candidate for the loving chomp of his rotting jaws. Heck, I even…

This is just so wrong

As a fan of Iggy Pop, I was appalled to read this: Former “The Lord of the Rings” star Elijah Wood will play Iggy Pop in The Passenger, a biopic of the legendary rocker, reports Variety. Ted Hope’s This Is That Productions and Traction Media are executive producing. The movie, which follows Pop’s early years…