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Token Skeptic Special Episode – The Perth Writers Festival Interviews

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_Special_Episode_-_Perth_Writers_Festival_2017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:21:12 — 258.6MB) | EmbedThe Perth Writers Festival comes to town and it was a great chance to interview a range of talented authors taking part in the festivities. My interviews are with: Ben Rawlence – his book City of Thorns is about Northern Kenya …

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Episode Two Hundred And Twenty Four – On How Safe are Herbal Medicines – Interview With Dr Garth Maker

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_224_-_On_How_Safe_are_Herbal_Medicines.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:01 — 12.4MB) | EmbedHow safe are herbal medicines? In 2011, just over a billion dollars was spent on alternative medicines in Australia, many of which come with unproven efficacy claims. After reports on mainstream media in Australia about the efficacy of alternative …

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Episode Two Hundred and Twenty Three – On Override: My Quest To Go Beyond Brain Training And Take Control Of My Mind

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_223_-_On_Override_-_My_Quest_to_go_Beyond_Brain_Training_and_Take_Control_of_my_Mind.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:33 — 15.9MB) | EmbedCan you really rewire an adult brain? In theory the answer is ‘yes’, but there’s a problem: no one seems to know exactly how to do it! In her new book “Override: My Quest to go Beyond Brain …

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Episode Two Hundred and Twenty Two – On Homeopathy The Undiluted Facts

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_222_On_Homeopathy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:10 — 11.2MB) | EmbedMerry Christmas! One of the great things about the holiday break is the opportunity to get some reading done – and Edzard Ernst has a new book out this year. This book traces the genesis, principles and practice of …

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Token Skeptic Special Episode – D.A.A.S: My Part In Their Downfall – On The Road With The Doug Anthony Allstars

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_Special_Episode_-_DAAS.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:32 — 24.8MB) | EmbedI have a new memoir in front of me, where part-way through it says the following: “Here’s what I hate about memoirs, the penchant on the author’s part to dwell on the minutia of every aspect of their …

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Token Skeptic Special Episode – Cosmic Shambles Live

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Special_Episode_-_Token_Skeptic_Cosmic_Shambles_Live_Tour.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:49 — 30.8MB) | EmbedThis is going to be one interesting tour… Essentially, the fact that every show is different (apart from host and the following guests you can see pictured above) means that you’re not entirely sure what you’re going to …

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