Challenge United States of America
(Press Release) November 23, 2007
Uri Geller could lay claim to Criss Angel’s $1,000,000.00 challenge on national TV according to paranormalist Dick Brooks, director and head of Houdini Museum.
On Wednesday night Criss Angel challenged Uri Geller $1,000,000.00 on the finale of NBC’s nationally televised “Phenomonon” to tell Angel what was in a sealed envelope and then quickly cut Geller off when he appeared to intuitively begin zoning in on it’s content. What was in the sealed envelope were the numbers 911. When Criss Angel asked Geller what was in the envelope Geller for some reason began rattling of dates that unknown to Geller were zoning in on the contents. Uri said Angel was born on the 19th, just 1 day prior to Geller’s birthday. He then said that he had bent his 1st spoon when Angel was 1 (years old.) A nervous Angel, knowing what was in the envelope quickly cut him off, and diverted attention by quickly opening the envelope.
On yet another recent show Angel challenged co-host Uri Geller as to what was in the envelope. Criss explained “I will give you a million dollars of my personal money right now if …….. you can tell me specific details of what’s in here right now,” Uri seemed willing to try but the show moved on. Criss never proved that he had, or brought in the million dollars of his personal money.
This is the opinion of Dick Brooks, a director of the renowned Houdini Museum in Scranton, PA is a nationally known paranormalist, psychic investigator and director of Scranton’s Psychic Theater. He has been called by many a “Supernormalist.” The theater is currently presenting America’s longest running and well reviewed paranormal show and seance. It is a three hour plus evening with experiments in mind control, telepathy, psychokinesis, sightless vision, mentalism that ends with an attempt at recreating an old time seance. The presentation tells the story of the hauntings in the building going back to the Houdini era that were caused by various events that included a murder, suicide, and electrocution. The show explores the pros and cons of such events.
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