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.

Today marks the end of World Immunisation Week and if there's one thing I could recommend to people who are thinking of discussing the value of science and vaccination, it would be work like that created by Darryl Cunningham. Darryl Cunningham...
Today marks the end of World Immunisation Week and if there's one thing I could recommend to people who are thinking of discussing the value of science and vaccination, it would be work like that created by Darryl Cunningham. Darryl Cunningham...
The first skeptical podcast in Romania, Sceptici în România, aka “Skeptical Romania” takes a skeptical view on education, law, politics, science, pseudo- science, miracle claims, miracle cures and vampires....
The first skeptical podcast in Romania, Sceptici în România, aka “Skeptical Romania” takes a skeptical view on education, law, politics, science, pseudo- science, miracle claims, miracle cures and vampires....
Welcome back listeners and thanks to everyone for the supportive messages and Tweets about the Token Skeptic podcast's win in the Ockhams Awards at the recent QEDCon! I'm very proud to have been selected by the judging panel, after seeing the very...
Welcome back listeners and thanks to everyone for the supportive messages and Tweets about the Token Skeptic podcast's win in the Ockhams Awards at the recent QEDCon! I'm very proud to have been selected by the judging panel, after seeing the very...
On February 7th of this year, the Skeptic Society announced a new project over on the Skepticblogs site, authored by Daniel Loxton: For over twenty years, the Skeptics Society and Skeptic magazine have labored at the forefront of the skeptical...
On February 7th of this year, the Skeptic Society announced a new project over on the Skepticblogs site, authored by Daniel Loxton: For over twenty years, the Skeptics Society and Skeptic magazine have labored at the forefront of the skeptical...
Get ready Australia and New Zealand - Sean Faircloth is on his way! Sean Faircloth was hired as the Secular Coalition for America’s Executive Director in June of 2009 and served a decade in the Maine State Legislature. In his last term he was...
Get ready Australia and New Zealand - Sean Faircloth is on his way! Sean Faircloth was hired as the Secular Coalition for America’s Executive Director in June of 2009 and served a decade in the Maine State Legislature. In his last term he was...
Shelley Segal was brought up in a musical family, singing from the age of three and performing with her father’s wedding band from age eleven. She's been performing her original music live for ten years and recording for four years and even...
Shelley Segal was brought up in a musical family, singing from the age of three and performing with her father’s wedding band from age eleven. She's been performing her original music live for ten years and recording for four years and even...
Welcome to episode one hundred and fifty-three! Dr Burrows, of the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne, has been given a Victoria Fellowship to continue her study in new touchscreen technology, which aims to...
Welcome to episode one hundred and fifty-three! Dr Burrows, of the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne, has been given a Victoria Fellowship to continue her study in new touchscreen technology, which aims to...
Dr Ben Goldacre is a best-selling author, broadcaster, medical doctor and academic who specialises in unpicking dodgy scientific claims from drug companies, newspapers, government reports, PR people and quacks. As of 2012 he is Wellcome research...
Dr Ben Goldacre is a best-selling author, broadcaster, medical doctor and academic who specialises in unpicking dodgy scientific claims from drug companies, newspapers, government reports, PR people and quacks. As of 2012 he is Wellcome research...
For this episode, I do a joint interview with both Dr. David Gorski and Dr Robert Blaskiewicz on the recent fundraising effort called The Houston Cancer Quack, which has already reached over $8000 at www.crowdrise.com/fightchildhoodcancer - for a very...
For this episode, I do a joint interview with both Dr. David Gorski and Dr Robert Blaskiewicz on the recent fundraising effort called The Houston Cancer Quack, which has already reached over $8000 at www.crowdrise.com/fightchildhoodcancer - for a very...
A special final episode for 2012! This includes a round-up of the year with Sharon Hill of Doubtful News and a summary of suggested movies, documentaries and books that I read this year. The full list can be found at My 2012...
A special final episode for 2012! This includes a round-up of the year with Sharon Hill of Doubtful News and a summary of suggested movies, documentaries and books that I read this year. The full list can be found at My 2012...