September 2011

September 2011

CNY Skeptics Presents Kitty Mervine

Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 7:00 pm

DeWitt Community Library at Shoppingtown Mall

Photo of an attic with a ghost-type figure

Kitty returns to Syracuse with tales of ghost hunting and lessons learned. Find out from Kitty how to conduct your own investigation and avoid the errors typical to novice ghost hunters.

Kitty is a professional artist and teacher. Her artwork has appeared in shows and galleries in both the US and Europe. She is also a long time skeptic and has attended every TAM (The Amazing Meeting, a skeptic conference organized by the James Randi Educational Foundation) that has been held in the US.

Kitty is currently is in charge of investigations for the Granite State Skeptics and has given presentations at several JREF events and on podcasts. She also appears as the “Alien Expert” on Maxim satellite radio on occasion. She runs the web site badalien.org which is geared toward people who believe that they have been abducted by aliens. badalien.org offers alternative explanations for the abduction experience and a place where abductees can share their experiences without the fear of being ridiculed.

Kitty is part of the “don’t be a dick” skeptical movement that seeks to treat believers with respect and believes change comes by teaching critical thinking skills.

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