Oh dear, I don’t even know where to start. [Grins wildly and scribbles on my nearby notebook even more wildly.]
Tyler Henry isn’t the first person to launch a lucrative career by supposedly talking to spirits on TV, but he’s probably the youngest. The 20-year-old whom you may know from his successful show on E! as the “Hollywood Medium,” or from Jezebel as something akin to a modern-day snake oil salesman, refers to his…
The 1920s are associated with illicit booze and unsustainable stock market returns, but the decade was marked by another craze, as well—a fad for Spiritualism.
To those with an interest in the occult, Japan's itako - female, blind spirit mediums practicing an ancient form of shamanism - are endlessly fascinating. But as the few remaining women die off, it's a tradition in danger of extinction.