- Firstly, ... HE'S AMAZING!
Secondly, He's giving away a MILLION DOLLARS!!!
Thirdly...He showed us some neat-o tricks on TV and how to do them!
Fourth.. He's cool!, He's got his mug on a CapitolOne Platinum Visa, and, he gets some payola when I use my Randi-brand magic money. (no tricks I hope )
Now all this has nothing to do with science, but who cares about that. The Amazing Randi is a showman, first and foremost, and the media loves a good show.