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Episode Two Hundred And Twenty Seven – On Wellmania: Misadventures in the Search for Wellness by Brigid Delaney

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_227_-_On_Wellmania-_Misadventures_in_the_Search_for_Wellness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:22 — 17.0MB) | EmbedCold-pressed juices, quitting sugar, Paleo, hot yoga, mindfulness … if you embrace these things you will be happy, you will be well – just ask Instagram. Wellness has become a global mega-industry. But does any of this stuff …

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Episode Two Hundred And Twenty Six – On My Dad Wrote A Porno – Interview With Jamie Morton

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_226_-_On_My_Dad_Wrote_A_Porno.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:42 — 14.7MB) | EmbedIt started around a kitchen table, three friends reading out the erotic work of a retired dad  – and now it’s a podcasting sensation. Jamie Morton of “My Dad Wrote A Porno” podcast never expected that “Belinda Blinked” (written …

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Episode Two Hundred And Twenty Five – March For Science – Perth, WA

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_225_-_March_For_Science_Perth.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:10 — 18.1MB) | EmbedThe March For Science is an international phenomenon – a stand for solidarity, for education, for inclusivity and for diversity in the field and for the importance of science to be understood and promoted by not just scientists, but …

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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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