Token Skeptic Podcast

by Kylie Sturgess · · · · 31 subscribers

Why do we believe weird things? What does feminine intuition really mean? How do you become an effective activist for science and reason? Are you ready for a monthly show that poses these questions and more? Tune into the Token Skeptic for a slightly more skeptical look at stories in the news, urban legends, good science, pseudoscience, and what makes popular culture pop.

As a resource writer, high school and now university-level teacher, I owe a lot to the Philosophy for Children methodology – known as “P4C”). What makes my experience particularly interesting is that P4C hails from the USA and I am...
As a resource writer, high school and now university-level teacher, I owe a lot to the Philosophy for Children methodology – known as “P4C”). What makes my experience particularly interesting is that P4C hails from the USA and I am...
Science podcasting is popular, fun and informative... but how do you make a success of it? Is there a formula that the experts use to get a show regularly on the air? How much research and effort goes into every show? What about new technologies like...
Science podcasting is popular, fun and informative... but how do you make a success of it? Is there a formula that the experts use to get a show regularly on the air? How much research and effort goes into every show? What about new technologies like...
Joanne Hanks used to be a Mormon as well as one of many wives serving her husband – now after her long journey from growing up in the faith, joining a cult and the disillusionment that lead to her leaving, she tells her story in a new book...
Joanne Hanks used to be a Mormon as well as one of many wives serving her husband – now after her long journey from growing up in the faith, joining a cult and the disillusionment that lead to her leaving, she tells her story in a new book...
"If the Royal Variety Show was put in a matter transportation machine with the Royal Institution Christmas lectures, this is what you'd get" - Robin Ince. Robin Ince is the comedian you might know as the co-presenter of BBC...
"If the Royal Variety Show was put in a matter transportation machine with the Royal Institution Christmas lectures, this is what you'd get" - Robin Ince. Robin Ince is the comedian you might know as the co-presenter of BBC...
This is a vodcast episode, with FreeThought bloggers, recorded on 23rd July featuring Dan Fincke, PZ Myers, Ophelia Benson and Russell Glaser, and Kylie Sturgess as the host. Big thanks to Digital Cuttlefish and Taslima Nasrin for contributing via...
This is a vodcast episode, with FreeThought bloggers, recorded on 23rd July featuring Dan Fincke, PZ Myers, Ophelia Benson and Russell Glaser, and Kylie Sturgess as the host. Big thanks to Digital Cuttlefish and Taslima Nasrin for contributing via...
What is a sex myth and how do we spot one? Where do our assumptions about sex and sexuality come from, and do they have merit? The Sex Myth: Why Everything We're Told Is Wrong investigates the various dark corners of sex and the media, with Dr...
What is a sex myth and how do we spot one? Where do our assumptions about sex and sexuality come from, and do they have merit? The Sex Myth: Why Everything We're Told Is Wrong investigates the various dark corners of sex and the media, with Dr...
For this podcast - make sure you have a deck of cards handy for a magic trick! Anthony Barnhart (aka, “Magic Tony”) is a doctoral candidate in cognitive psychology at Arizona State University in the United States and a part-time...
For this podcast - make sure you have a deck of cards handy for a magic trick! Anthony Barnhart (aka, “Magic Tony”) is a doctoral candidate in cognitive psychology at Arizona State University in the United States and a part-time...
Welcome to episode one hundred and twenty-five! This is an interview with Bridget Gaudette, the Vice-President of Outreach, at the newly-launched Secular Women Inc. in the USA. Secular Woman, Inc. is a non-profit organization incorporated in...
Welcome to episode one hundred and twenty-five! This is an interview with Bridget Gaudette, the Vice-President of Outreach, at the newly-launched Secular Women Inc. in the USA. Secular Woman, Inc. is a non-profit organization incorporated in...
Back in 2011, after the first QEDCon, I interviewed Mark Henderson for Episode 55 - while attending the Westminster Skeptics in the pub. Now, over a year later, his book The Geek Manifesto: Why Science Matters is out. From The Geek Manifesto...
Back in 2011, after the first QEDCon, I interviewed Mark Henderson for Episode 55 - while attending the Westminster Skeptics in the pub. Now, over a year later, his book The Geek Manifesto: Why Science Matters is out. From The Geek Manifesto...
Jonny Scaramanga is an independent musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and teacher in Bath. He once attended an ACE school and questions whether the system has done the right thing by him and thousands of students world- wide,...
Jonny Scaramanga is an independent musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and teacher in Bath. He once attended an ACE school and questions whether the system has done the right thing by him and thousands of students world- wide,...