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.

It's been a while! But with this episode comes a new-look website - so check it out at tokenskeptic.org! The Society for Science Based Healthcare believes that a strong basis in rigorous science is a necessary prerequisite for providing safe and...
It's been a while! But with this episode comes a new-look website - so check it out at tokenskeptic.org! The Society for Science Based Healthcare believes that a strong basis in rigorous science is a necessary prerequisite for providing safe and...
On the 26th and 27th of July, the Atheist Foundation of Australia were represented at the inaugural Australian Fair for Freedom of Belief and Religion (AFFBR). Held at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart, Tasmania, the aim was to...
On the 26th and 27th of July, the Atheist Foundation of Australia were represented at the inaugural Australian Fair for Freedom of Belief and Religion (AFFBR). Held at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart, Tasmania, the aim was to...
Welcome to Episode One Hundred And Eighty Five! It’s important that kids not just hear that science is important – they should also practice their observation skills and enjoy getting their hands dirty with activities. Science is...
Welcome to Episode One Hundred And Eighty Five! It’s important that kids not just hear that science is important – they should also practice their observation skills and enjoy getting their hands dirty with activities. Science is...
Welcome to episode one hundred and eighty four of the Token Skeptic. As you may have heard in the news this week, the American Food and Drug Administration has given a controversial Houston doctor the green light to continue providing experimental...
Welcome to episode one hundred and eighty four of the Token Skeptic. As you may have heard in the news this week, the American Food and Drug Administration has given a controversial Houston doctor the green light to continue providing experimental...
For this episode, I talk to Catherine Deveny - about her crowdsourced video, The Atheist Alphabet and the Melbourne Comedy festival show, The Trollhunter. The Trollhunter is currently playing until April 20th at the Trades Hall - Old Council...
For this episode, I talk to Catherine Deveny - about her crowdsourced video, The Atheist Alphabet and the Melbourne Comedy festival show, The Trollhunter. The Trollhunter is currently playing until April 20th at the Trades Hall - Old Council...
Back when it was Episode Sixty... and then Episode One Hundred And Twenty... I did round-ups of "best of" interviews and segments of the show. This one is a little overdue (and - annoyingly enough - so is my next Urban Legendary...
Back when it was Episode Sixty... and then Episode One Hundred And Twenty... I did round-ups of "best of" interviews and segments of the show. This one is a little overdue (and - annoyingly enough - so is my next Urban Legendary...
The Checkout is a satirical consumer affairs series on Australia’s ABC TV, presented by Julian Morrow and Craig Reucassel from The Chaser team, Kirsten Drysdale, Kate Browne, Scott Abbot, Zoe Norton Lodge and Ben Jenkins. From cradles to...
The Checkout is a satirical consumer affairs series on Australia’s ABC TV, presented by Julian Morrow and Craig Reucassel from The Chaser team, Kirsten Drysdale, Kate Browne, Scott Abbot, Zoe Norton Lodge and Ben Jenkins. From cradles to...
Welcome to the 180th episode - with many thanks to the New Zealand Skeptics, this is the audio from a panel I took part on, during Saturday, September 7, 2013. Moderator: Peter Griffin - founder and director of the Science Media Centre,...
Welcome to the 180th episode - with many thanks to the New Zealand Skeptics, this is the audio from a panel I took part on, during Saturday, September 7, 2013. Moderator: Peter Griffin - founder and director of the Science Media Centre,...
This week I was working at the Australian Science Communicators conference of 2014 (ASC14), held in sunny Brisbane from the 2-5th February. While I was there, I took the chance to catch up with three great science communicators. John Cook is the...
This week I was working at the Australian Science Communicators conference of 2014 (ASC14), held in sunny Brisbane from the 2-5th February. While I was there, I took the chance to catch up with three great science communicators. John Cook is the...
The gap between scientific facts and the understanding of the general public is one that science communicators debate about a lot. Since many of the Token Skeptic episodes look at the issue of misunderstandings about vaccination, I'm always keen to...
The gap between scientific facts and the understanding of the general public is one that science communicators debate about a lot. Since many of the Token Skeptic episodes look at the issue of misunderstandings about vaccination, I'm always keen to...