Psychics: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - Psychics may seem harmless and fun on TV, but they can make a lot of money by exploiting vulnerable people.
Examples of frauds on TV: "Psychics" show up on TV on real talk shows...
Whenever psychics are investigated, they turn out to be frauds.
Sylvia, a famous psychic, was saying a girl was dead while the said girl watched from captivity (at 14 mins 15 seconds);
Examples of "psychics" on TV who are really just con men/women using cold reading:
Summary: Not one real psychic has been found anywhere on TV. In fact, no proof of psychics appears to exist anywhere at all.
How to Cold Read People and Become Psychic
How become Psychic and Cold Read People - If you want to learn how to be psychic, then here are 12 Cold reading techniques from The Full Facts Book of Cold Reading by Ian Rowland. This video will teach you how to predict the future and how to cold read in order to impress others, for entertainment purposes or to build connection. By learning how professional fake psychics and fortune tellers trick others, you can prevent getting scammed and manipulated. If you would like more cold reading techniques and examples than what was provided in this video, then check out the link below.
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Cold Reading demonstrated in South Park: The Other Side The Biggest Douche in the Universe s06e15 - Stan gets his own show and uses it to prove his point.