The Skeptic Canary

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

Ep32 – The Takeover Show! – Skeptic Canary Show

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While “The Canary” is away, the kids will play! Tom Williamson can’t make the show this week, so David James and Paul Hopwood have been left to play with the skeptical Lego on their own.

But being the good toy sharers they are, Alex Brown and Shaun Sellars will be joining them to talk about all manor of things. Including What Doctors Don’t Tell You, The newly formed Lincoln Skeptics in the Pub, The QED confrence and more!

Hope you can join us!

Written by David James

November 1st, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Ep31 – Stevyn Colgan – The Skeptic Canary Show

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Stevyn ColganJoin your usual hosts Tom Williamson and David James, with rouge guest host Alex Brown, as they talk to Stevyn Colgan. Attendees of QEDcon and various skeptic groups may recognise Stevyn as “The Skeptical Bobby”, as he is currently on tour with his talk about skeptical policing. Stevyn is also a writer, artist and QI elf!

If you’d like to ask a question before or during the show, you can do so via Twitter, or email tom at skepticcanary dot com. The show starts right here at the usual time, Wednesday at 7pm.

Stevyn Colgan’s website

Colganology

Written by David James

October 28th, 2013 at 5:32 pm

Ep30 – Dodgy Doctors – Skeptic Canary Show

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Join your regular hosts David James, Paul Hopwood and Tom Williamson here at 7pm, Wednesday 23rd of October for a chat about the skeptical issues of the day. We’ll be talking about David’s experiences with the ex-Doctor Andrew Wakefield, Lynne McTaggart of “What Doctors Don’t Tell You” honorary PhD, and whatever else we fancy talking about! You can get in contact with the show on Twitter (@skepticCanary) or via email, tom at skepticcanary.com

Written by Tom

October 22nd, 2013 at 6:44 pm

Ep29 – Dr. Simon Singh – Skeptic Canary Show

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Wednesday 16th October – Join your regular hosts as we talk to Simon Singh about his recently released book, “The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets”. We’ll also be discussing Libel Reform and taking questions from you!

Please be sure to submit your questions to us via Facebook, twitter or email tom@skepticcanary.com.

Written by David James

October 7th, 2013 at 4:48 pm

Ep28 – Live from Berlin – Skeptic Canary Show

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This Wednesday, October 9th, your usual host Tom Williamson will be in Berlin for his birthday. However, the show must go on, so in a first for the Skeptic Canary Show, we will be attempting a live link up! If all goes to plan, the show will be broadcast live from Berlin, and Tom will catch up with the Berlin Skeptics to catch up on the latest skeptical German goings on. Sam Hahnemann may be mentioned!

Written by Tom

October 4th, 2013 at 9:38 pm

Ep27 – James Cole from the Stuff and Nonsense Blog – Skeptic Canary Show

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This week your hosts will be joined by James Cole from the Stuff and Nonsense blog to discuss issues such as chiropractors, the latest on What Doctors Don’t Tell You and more! Join us here from 7pm this Wednesday, October 2nd 2013.

Stuff and Nonsense blog

Written by Tom

October 1st, 2013 at 7:45 pm

Ep26 – What Doctors Don’t Tell You – Skeptic Canary Show

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No guest this week, so join your regular hosts for a discussion on several topics, including the so-called “health” magazine What Doctors Don’t Tell You. Watch live here from 7pm!

Written by Tom

September 25th, 2013 at 5:14 pm

Ep25 – Dr Matthew Pocock on Synthetic Biology – Skeptic Canary Show

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On Wednesday September 18th at 7:00pm, your regular hosts will be joined by Dr Matthew Pocock from Newcastle Universty to discuss Synthetic Biology, an exciting scientific field that combines biology, chemistry and engineering. Keep an eye on skeptccanary.com to watch the show live!

Written by Tom

September 15th, 2013 at 10:57 am

Ep24 – Mark Edon of the BCSE – Skeptic Canary Show

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On Wednesday 11th of September at 7pm your hosts will be joined on the Skeptic Canary Show by Mark Edon from the British Centre for Science Education. We will be talking about creationism in the UK. You wll be able to watch live here!

http://www.bcseweb.org.uk/

Written by Tom

September 8th, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Ep23 – Cherry Black – Skeptic Canary Show

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For this episode we are joined by Cherry Black, a newly qualified NHS radiographer, to talk about her work, A & E superstitions and science. Watch live here at 7pm, Wednesday September 4th!

http://cherryblack.co.uk/

Written by Tom

September 3rd, 2013 at 9:47 pm