The Skeptic Canary

The blog of Dr Tom Williamson, atheist, humanist, skeptic and Norwich City fan!

Ep59 – Skeptic Ink Special – Skeptic Canary Show

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Join us on the Skeptic Canary Show this Wednesday July 23rd when we will be talking with some of the writers at the Skeptic Ink network! They have recently contributed to a book entitled “13 Reasons to Doubt”, which you can buy here. As always, you can get your questions in to the show via Twitter and email (tom at skepticcanary.com). See you here Wednesday at 7!

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July 18th, 2014 at 8:14 pm

Ep58 – Helen Dale – Skeptic Canary Show

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Join us this Wednesday July 2nd when we will be joined by lawyer Helen Dale to talk about skepticism and the law. As always, you can get your questions in via Twitter and via email (tom at skepticcanary.com). See you here this Wednesday at 7pm!

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June 30th, 2014 at 7:57 pm

Ep57 – Leo Igwe – Skeptic Canary Show

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The Skeptic Canary Show returns this Wednesday June 25th and our guest will be Leo Igwe. Leo has been the Western and Southern African representative to IHEU, the International Humanist and Ethical Union, and has worked as a human rights advocate in Nigeria. His work includes campaigning against and document child witchcraft allegations. As always, you can get your questions in to us via Twitter and email (tom at skepticcanary.com). Join us here from 7pm this Wednesday!

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June 8th, 2014 at 6:02 pm

Ep56 – Rory Fenton – Skeptic Canary Show

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This week we are joined by AHS president Rory Fenton to talk about humanism, the “My AHS Story” competition and the latest happenings at the BHA.  As usual if you wish to get in touch with the show and ask questions you can do so via Twitter, or email tom@skepticcanary.com. See you here at 7:00pm on Wednesday May 28th 2014!

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May 26th, 2014 at 2:25 pm

Ep55 – Heather Doran – Skeptic Canary Show

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This week we are joined by Heather Doran from The Science Tourist to chat about science and science communication. As always, you can get your questions in via Twitter or by email (tom at skepticcanary.com). See you here live from 7pm on Wednesday May 21st 2014!

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May 18th, 2014 at 6:40 pm

Ep54 – Johnno Pearce – Skeptic Canary Show

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This week we are joined by Johnno Pearce from A Tippling Philosopher to chat about philosophy! Questions we will be addressing include “Is it right for Dan Linker to call Neil deGrasse Tyson a philistine for his views on philosophy?”.

As always, we welcome questions from the audience before and during the show. You can get your questions in via Twitter or email tom at skepticcanary.com. See you here from 7pm this Wednesday May 14th!

Written by Tom

May 12th, 2014 at 5:21 pm

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Ep53 – Stuart Ritchie – Skeptic Canary Show

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This week we are joined by Stuart Ritchie, a research fellow at the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology at Edinburgh University. Topics on the menu will include IQ tests, psychology and maybe even premonition! As always, you can get your questions into the show via Twitter or email (tom at skepticcanary.com). See you here live at 7pm on Wednesday May 7th 2014!

Written by Tom

May 6th, 2014 at 6:56 pm

Heather Doran – Skeptic Canary Show – POSTPONED!

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This week we are joined by Heather Doran from The Science Tourist to chat about science and science communication. As always, you can get your questions in via Twitter or by email (tom at skepticcanary.com). See you here live from 7pm on Wednesday April 30th 2014!

Due to unforeseen circumstances this episode of the Skeptic Canary Show is postponed. We will see you here next week!

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April 28th, 2014 at 5:23 pm

Ep52 – Mike Hall – Skeptic Canary Show

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Join us this Wednesday at 7pm when our guest will be Mike Hall! Mike is president of the Merseyside Skeptics Society and host of the Skeptics with a K podcast.

We will also be piloting a new format for the show. The first half hour will be a regular interview. You can get your questions in via email (tom at skepticcanary.com) or via Twitter. The second half will be a separate show in a “post show hangout” format. A link will be posted where you can join in, all you need is a webcam and a Google Plus account. You will be able to ask your questions directly!

See you here from 7pm on Wednesday April 23rd 2014.

Post show Hangout

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April 21st, 2014 at 10:29 pm

Ep51 – QEDcon review – Skeptic Canary Show

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QEDcon this year was an absolute blast, so we’ll be reviewing it this Wednesday April 16th at 7pm BST! It was a weekend full of talks, networking and socialising, and of course Tom got ear candled following losing a bet! If you’d like to share your views get in touch here, via email or on Twitter. See you this Wednesday!

Written by Tom

April 13th, 2014 at 11:39 pm