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.

For this episode, I talk to Chris Johnson, the creator of the book A Better Life: 100 Atheists Speak Out on Joy & Meaning in a World Without God. The myth persists. Even in our modern world, countless people believe that without...
For this episode, I talk to Chris Johnson, the creator of the book A Better Life: 100 Atheists Speak Out on Joy & Meaning in a World Without God. The myth persists. Even in our modern world, countless people believe that without...
Welcome to episode one hundred and seventy-six! Ann Reid is the new executive director of the USA's National Centre For Science Education. Reid succeeds Eugenie C. Scott, who served as executive director for twenty-seven years, 1986 to 2013. Like NCSE...
Welcome to episode one hundred and seventy-six! Ann Reid is the new executive director of the USA's National Centre For Science Education. Reid succeeds Eugenie C. Scott, who served as executive director for twenty-seven years, 1986 to 2013. Like NCSE...
I'm very fortunate to live in a great part of the world, near Fremantle in Western Australia. I'm very fortunate that there's people here who are very concerned about vaccination rates - and are willing to try outreach in a number of ways. For this...
I'm very fortunate to live in a great part of the world, near Fremantle in Western Australia. I'm very fortunate that there's people here who are very concerned about vaccination rates - and are willing to try outreach in a number of ways. For this...
Welcome to another episode of Token Skeptic - with Kyle Sanders from Carbon Dating and Dr Mark Crislip with the new The Society for Science-Based Medicine! Kyle Sanders began writing comics at the University of Science And...
Welcome to another episode of Token Skeptic - with Kyle Sanders from Carbon Dating and Dr Mark Crislip with the new The Society for Science-Based Medicine! Kyle Sanders began writing comics at the University of Science And...
Announcement! Not only is the 25th December the birthday of the Token Skeptic podcast - it's also the day that the Patreon support site is launched! Check out http://www.patreon.com/kyliesturgess and consider supporting the show into 2014! There's...
Announcement! Not only is the 25th December the birthday of the Token Skeptic podcast - it's also the day that the Patreon support site is launched! Check out http://www.patreon.com/kyliesturgess and consider supporting the show into 2014! There's...
The cover of Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids may resemble a 1920’s-era science fiction magazine, but the contents are educational, entertaining and downright skeptical. With years of...
The cover of Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids may resemble a 1920’s-era science fiction magazine, but the contents are educational, entertaining and downright skeptical. With years of...
This is a special episode (with apologies for the delay!) with an interview conducted by the awesome Sebastian Bartoschek with the lead singer of BoySetsFire, Nathan Gray. BoySetsFire is a post-hardcore band...
This is a special episode (with apologies for the delay!) with an interview conducted by the awesome Sebastian Bartoschek with the lead singer of BoySetsFire, Nathan Gray. BoySetsFire is a post-hardcore band...
For this episode, I talk to comedian and writer Robin Ince and writer and director Trent Burton about what started in 2011 as a documentary project and has now become the application “The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome”. In the...
For this episode, I talk to comedian and writer Robin Ince and writer and director Trent Burton about what started in 2011 as a documentary project and has now become the application “The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome”. In the...
This is the audio (video references included at the end of this blogpost if you wish to see them) from a National Science Week, CPAS and CAASTRO, Science Alert and ANU Colleges of Science lecture, which was held on Friday, August 9 2013, at...
This is the audio (video references included at the end of this blogpost if you wish to see them) from a National Science Week, CPAS and CAASTRO, Science Alert and ANU Colleges of Science lecture, which was held on Friday, August 9 2013, at...
Welcome to a special episode celebrating National Science Week in Australia! I've been busy as anything with the #IFLSLive event over in Sydney and due to tech issues this is a little later than planned - but here's finally the interview I conducted...
Welcome to a special episode celebrating National Science Week in Australia! I've been busy as anything with the #IFLSLive event over in Sydney and due to tech issues this is a little later than planned - but here's finally the interview I conducted...