@artilectzed It doesn't look like it's made the media yet, but I have a friend who knows him, and she posted about it.

@Ricardus Penn Jillette said something on his :birdsite: a few minutes ago, too :(

@Ricardus

Well crap.

I didn't always agree with him, but the statement "extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof" has shaped my life.

@Ricardus Noooooooooo! Oh bummer! Wow, he was such an interesting guy. :(

@Ricardus
James Randi shaped my trust in science and in a healthy skepticism when I was younger; these eventually helped me out of my religious fanaticism.

Rest in peace. 😔

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon @ SDF

"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko