Category: podcasts

Well, what can I say about QED? As expected, it was absolutely superb. The talks were varied and fascinating, the panels were engaging and at times unintentionally hilarious, and it was wonderful to meet up with so many great members of the skeptic community (apologies if I didn’t get the chance to talk to you, …

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Having appeared on Justin Vacula’s Brave Hero Internet radio show, I thought I’d take the plunge and start my own! It’s imaginatively titled “The Skeptic Canary Show” and you will be able to listen to it live on Wednesday April 3rd at 7:00pm UK time. I was attracted to the Blog Talk Radio platform because …

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Posted on: April 1, 2013 | Author: Tom
Categories: podcasts skepticism

A few days ago Internet retailer Amazon came under fire for selling t-shirts based on the World War 2 slogan “keep calm and carry on”. These shirts featured a variety of disturbingly offensive variations of the famous phrase, including “keep calm and grope them”, “keep calm and hit her” and “keep calm and rape a …

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Last week I had the privilege of being a guest host on the Greater Manchester Skeptic Society’s podast “Just Skeptics”. I had a blast recording it, and it’s a really intereting show covering Vitamin K injecions, Police and Crime Commissioners, Nadine Dorries’ appearance on I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, and Donald Trump’s …

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Posted on: November 18, 2012 | Author: Tom
Categories: podcasts skepticism

Myself, Lee Christie, Tannice Pendegrass, Trish Hann, Alex Gabriel and Rhys Morgan discuss day two of QEDCon 2012, a weekend conference of science and skepticism. Highlights included talks by Edzard Ernst, Ian Ridpath, D.J. Grothe, Maryam Namazie and Joe Nickell. Looking forward to QEDCon 2013! The QEDCon theme is copyright Miltion Mermikides and is used …

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Myself, Lee Christie, Tannice Pendegrass, Trish Hann, Alex Gabriel and Rhys Morgan discuss QEDCon 2012, a weekend conference of science and skepticism. Day one highlights included talks by Steve Jones, David Aaronovitch, Ophelia Benson, Sarah Angliss, Massimo Polidoro and Richard Saunders. The evenings entertainment featured the first ever Skeptic Magazine awards, as well as stand …

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Posted on: March 29, 2012 | Author: Tom

For my latest piece for the award-winning Pod Delusion podcast, I recorded my thoughts on Delia Smith’s position on secularism. You can listen to the podcast here, and below is the transcript of my article. Enjoy! As a fan of Norwich City Football Club, this report on Delia Smith’s anti-secular stance is rather troublesome for me. …

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Posted on: March 16, 2012 | Author: Tom
Categories: podcasts skepticism