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Token Skeptic – Why do we believe weird things? What does feminine intuition really mean? How do you become an effective activist for science and reason? Are you ready for a podcast that poses these questions and more?
Tune into the Token Skeptic for a slightly more skeptical look at stories in the news, urban legends, good science, pseudoscience, and what makes popular culture pop.
This show features on Science for Skeptics on the 99.1FM station in Wisconsin and on Skeptical Sundays for WPRR 1680AM Public Reality Radio in Michigan.
The Token Skeptic podcast debuted on 25th December, 2009 and it is the first solo female podcast show (non-radio broadcast) in the social sciences category for skepticism on iTunes. The show averages around 116,000 downloads a year / 15,000 listeners a month – and rising all the time.
Kylie Sturgess investigates ideas and issues, from psychology to philosophy and ethics, science, critical thinking, literacy and education. Interviews featured include famous international figures from pop-culture, science fiction, science communication, philosophy and more. With an Australian emphasis and overseas appeal – there’s even the occasional awesome vodcast episode.
Transcripts of Token Skeptic interviews have appeared in The Skeptical Inquirer and the UK Skeptic Magazine and in the book The Scope Of Skepticism: Interviews, Essays and Observations From the Token Skeptic Podcast.
Episodes have featured interviews with: Tim Minchin; Daniel Loxton of Junior Skeptic; Julian Morrow of comedy group The Chasers; Dr Scott Lilienfeld; James Randi; Simon Singh; Dr Phillip Cam; Professor Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris and more.
Hosted and produced by Kylie Sturgess, award-winning blogger, writer, and internationally-traveling educator.
Contact via either Twitter at twitter.com/kyliesturgess or via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/tokenskepticpodcast.
This podcast is best listened to with cornflakes.
Podcast: 2013 – Video 2014