Reading Time: 9 minutes The Healy wearable has only a very limited FDA clearance. But its claims go much, much further as they blitz your social media.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Man of the Dart. The Man of the Javelin. Sacred texts say he was the oldest person who ever lived… His name was Methuselah and—in spite of the fact that he is a well-known figure in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—he is still a largely an enigma centuries after his death. Or at least… he […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes His sky is falling, and we’re here for it. Today, let me show you what happened to poor widdle Jim Bakker, and why it’s so important.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Today, I’ll show you an MLM that had to deliver a slap to some of its huns who’d momentarily gotten a bit overexcited, why those huns got overexcited in the first place, and how this situation relates to Christian evangelism.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Hi and welcome back! This past couple of weeks has been yet another bad time for multi-level marketing schemes (MLMs). However, this time around they garnered some attention from some unusual sources. News outlets normally avoid the controversy that negative MLM coverage so often provokes. Maybe we’ve gotten to a societal point by now that […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes In this installment, we trudge through the midpoint plots one by one, without regard for good storytelling of any kind. Today, Lord Snow Presides over the midpoint slog in This Present Darkness.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Today, let me show you what essential oils are, how they’re legitimately used, and why modern-day scammers love them so much.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Multi-level marketing schemes (MLMs) are finally receiving the negative attention they so richly deserve. This week, we have some interesting new developments on the anti-MLM front, including the closure of a couple of MLMs!
Reading Time: 6 minutes Hi and welcome back to our chat series! I couldn’t help myself — I had to share this with you. Last week, we discussed Jim Bakker’s attempt to con people with a miracle snake oil to cure coronavirus. After facing serious pushback by the authorities, he’s back with a new snake oil offer! (H/t to […]
Reading Time: 13 minutes There’s just something about con artists preying on desperate, gullible people that gets me mad. And I’m not fond of the wingnutty, controlling flavors of Christianity in general. So when coronavirus reports began escalating, I knew that eventually those wingnuts would get their hands on it — and begin using it to their advantage. Here, then, is a brief report on what the major Christian scams are right now, the truth of them, and finally some suggestions on what you might consider doing if you run across any conjobs trying to capitalize on fear and ignorance.