Token Skeptic Podcast

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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 promised at the event! With many thanks to SciTech's Renae Sayers for allowing me to record the show, the whole SciTech and backstage team for helping make this happen. The Profs and Pints Fringe World show was sold out on the 10th February, but I...
As promised at the event! With many thanks to SciTech's Renae Sayers for allowing me to record the show, the whole SciTech and backstage team for helping make this happen. The Profs and Pints Fringe World show was sold out on the 10th February, but I...
Robin Ince is coming to Australia! He will not be bringing zombies, but will be bringing his science/comedy A game, with "Happiness Through Science". Proudly presented by the Atheist Foundation of Australia. More details and links to tickets...
Robin Ince is coming to Australia! He will not be bringing zombies, but will be bringing his science/comedy A game, with "Happiness Through Science". Proudly presented by the Atheist Foundation of Australia. More details and links to tickets...
Professor Edzard Ernst has written the story of his life as a doctor and a scientist – in A Scientist in Wonderland: A Memoir of Searching for Truth and Finding Trouble. Despite a youthful ambition to become a jazz musician, he studied medicine...
Professor Edzard Ernst has written the story of his life as a doctor and a scientist – in A Scientist in Wonderland: A Memoir of Searching for Truth and Finding Trouble. Despite a youthful ambition to become a jazz musician, he studied medicine...
The Atheist Foundation of Australia is bringing The Unholy Trinity to Australia. The Unholy Trinity Downunder Tour brings together three atheist activists for an amazing event. Matt Dillahunty, AronRa, and Seth...
The Atheist Foundation of Australia is bringing The Unholy Trinity to Australia. The Unholy Trinity Downunder Tour brings together three atheist activists for an amazing event. Matt Dillahunty, AronRa, and Seth...
Welcome to episode #192! Just in time for the long weekend here in Australia. The first interview is with Alexia Sinclair, about her work and that of a range of other artists, writers and more world-wide, who have all contributed to...
Welcome to episode #192! Just in time for the long weekend here in Australia. The first interview is with Alexia Sinclair, about her work and that of a range of other artists, writers and more world-wide, who have all contributed to...
Something different in the Token Skeptic podcast feed - this is the pilot episode of the AtheistAus Podcast. The official feed will be out soon! Accepting death is never easy. But we don’t need religion to find peace, comfort, and solace...
Something different in the Token Skeptic podcast feed - this is the pilot episode of the AtheistAus Podcast. The official feed will be out soon! Accepting death is never easy. But we don’t need religion to find peace, comfort, and solace...
Almost a year ago, Ryan Bell, a professor and former pastor of a Seventh-day Adventist church, announced that he would “try on” atheism and “live as if there is no God” for twelve months. The experiment has ended...
Almost a year ago, Ryan Bell, a professor and former pastor of a Seventh-day Adventist church, announced that he would “try on” atheism and “live as if there is no God” for twelve months. The experiment has ended...
In March of this year, the UK charity Good Thinking was contacted by Mark Tilbrook. Mark is a skeptical activist who had been planning to hand out leaflets to people on their way to attend a range of psychic shows. Both during and after the...
In March of this year, the UK charity Good Thinking was contacted by Mark Tilbrook. Mark is a skeptical activist who had been planning to hand out leaflets to people on their way to attend a range of psychic shows. Both during and after the...
Tuesday 14 October 2014 is Ada Lovelace Day, an international day celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. For this interview, I speak to Suw Charman-Anderson. A committed digital rights advocate, in...
Tuesday 14 October 2014 is Ada Lovelace Day, an international day celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. For this interview, I speak to Suw Charman-Anderson. A committed digital rights advocate, in...
James Randi is the founder of the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF). Formerly a professional stage magician, he began to use his considerable experience in illusions and deceptions when studying the techniques, strategies and tricks...
James Randi is the founder of the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF). Formerly a professional stage magician, he began to use his considerable experience in illusions and deceptions when studying the techniques, strategies and tricks...