According to the latest on-line news services, "scientists" have "proved" that ordinary people can "read minds."
http://www.livescience.com/humanbiology ... aders.html
Of course all they have shown is that what mentalists have been calling "cold reading" is pretty darn accurate and that anyone can learn to do it, but we knew that!
However, let's run with the "official" version and use it as a lead-in to our own mental effects. This "news" is good for mentalism in general!