A few people have asked me if they could share their “alternate” memories with me, without making them public. Their concern is: Some skeptical critics claim that all alternate memories start with someone’s misunderstanding of an event (or faulty memory), and the rest of the comments are just “Me, too!” responses. (I can counter that [...]
Premature obituaries are not — so far — a significant factor in “Mandela Effect” reports. Among all the stories I hear in real life, via email, and in comments at this website, few (if any) represent documented premature obituaries. Even the prepared obituary for Nelson Mandela was leaked long after the era when people clearly [...]
In late January 2012, stories started emerging about Patrick Swayze being hospitalized. Is that due to confusion over recent interviews with his widow, Lisa? Is this because his classic movie, Point Break, is — according to the Huffington Post — getting a reboot? I don’t see any news stories related to his brother, actor Don [...]
Nelson Mandela died in prison. Many people — perhaps thousands — seem to believe that. That’s where the title of this website and my upcoming book, The Mandela Effect, came from. See, I thought Nelson Mandela died in prison. I thought I remembered it clearly, complete with news clips of his funeral, the mourning in [...]
About ‘The Mandela Effect’
This website is for people interested in baffling but widespread alternate memories, including Nelson Mandela's death in the 1980s.
Fiona Broome is the author of these articles. She's preparing a book on this subject.