Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Arizona Skeptic online: vol. 6, 1992-1993

Continuing the postings of The Arizona Skeptic; you can find volume 1 (1987-1988) here, volume 2 (1988-1989) here, volume 3 (1989-1990) is here, volume 4 (1990-1991) is here, and volume 5 (1991-1992) is here. Volume 6 was edited by Jim Lippard and has been available online since original publication as ASCII text.

An index to all issues by title, author, and subject may be found here.

The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 6, no. 1, July/August 1992
(text version):
  • "Science and Dianetics" by Jeff Jacobsen
  • "A Healthy Dose of Sarsaparilla" by Jerome L. Cosyn
  • "Book Review: Combatting Cult Mind Control by Steven Hassan" reviewed by Chaz Bufe
  • "Michael Persinger and Tectonic Strain Theory" by Jim Lippard
  • "Rutkowski's Work" and "Other Critical Works" (bibliography of papers critical of TST assembled by Chris Rutkowski)
  • "Book Review: Logic and Contemporary Rhetoric by Howard Kahane" reviewed by Jim Lippard
  • "Book Review: Sai Baba's Miracles by Dale Beyerstein" reviewed by Jim Lippard
  • Media Update
  • Newsletter Production Volunteers Needed
  • Electronic Version of the Newsletter
  • Upcoming Meetings: September speaker Chaz Bufe on Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Articles of Note
The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 6, no. 2, September/October 1992 (text version):
  • "How Much of Your Brain Do You Use?" by Mickey Rowe
  • "Phoenix Skeptics and the Sedona Harmonic Diversion" by Mike Johnson
  • "Jehovah's Witnesses and Earthquake Frequency" by John Rand (pseudonym for Alan Feuerbacher)
  • "The Institute for Creation Research and Earthquake Frequency" by Jim Lippard
  • "QUAKE DAY - Minus 7" by Mike Jittlov
  • "New Skeptical Group/Magazine" (Skeptics Society/Skeptic magazine)
  • Upcoming Meetings: October speaker Peter Lima on the search for the historical Jesus
  • Articles of Note
The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 6, no. 3, November/December 1992 (text version):
  • "Report on the 1992 CSICOP Conference: Part One" by Jim Lippard
  • "A Visit to Dinosaur Valley State Park" by Richard A. Crowe
  • "The End of Crop Circles?" by Chris Rutkowski
  • Next Issue
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • Articles of Note
The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 6, no. 4, January/February 1993 (text version):
  • "Predictions for 1993"
  • "Jeane Dixon Predicts Bush Victory"
  • "Report on the 1992 CSICOP Conference: Part Two" by Jim Lippard
  • "Book Review: Impure Science: Fraud, Compromise and Political Influence in Scientific Research by Robert Bell" reviewed by Jim Lippard
  • "Book Review: Taking Time for Me: How Caregivers Can Effectively Deal with Stress by Katherine L. Karr" reviewed by Michael A. Stackpole
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • Reader Survey
  • Articles of Note
  • Magazine/Journal Subscription Information
The Arizona Skeptic, vol. 6, no. 5, March/April 1993 (text version):
  • "CSICOP Questions Truth of Movie Based on Travis Walton UFO Abduction"
  • "MIS-Fire in the Sky" by Chris Rutkowski
  • "Linda Napolitano UFO Abduction Case Criticized" by Jim Lippard
  • "Book Review: The Retreat to Commitment by William Warren Bartley III" reviewed by David A. Snodgrass
  • "Camille Paglia: Astrologer"
  • Skeptical News
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • Books of Note
  • Articles of Note
Volume 6 concluded my editorship, and volume 7 returned for one more issue edited by Mike Stackpole.

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