Massimo Polidoro is one of the best known investigators of anomalous phenomena, claimed psychic powers and mysterious happenings. The only full-time student of James The Amazing Randi, Massimo later was a co-founder of CICAP (the Italian Committee for the Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal) and the first Professor of Anomalistic Psychology in Italy, at the University of Milano. He is now the Executive Director of CICAP, a Research Fellow for CSI (Committee for Skeptical Inquiry), a TV personality and a prolific author. He has published 27 books, including Final Séance. The Strange Friendship between Houdini and Conan Doyle and Secrets of the Psychics (both with Prometheus Books).
He is preparing to write the biography of James 'The Amazing' Randi.