Episode Seventy-Seven – On The Skeptic’s Dictionary For Kids – Interview With Robert Todd Carroll

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_77_-_On_The_Skeptics_Dictionary_For_Kids.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:38 — 51.7MB) | Embed Apologies for the delay due to jetlag, travel and settling in back home before getting back into podcasting again. Here’s an interview about a great new online resource for young skeptics! To help kids to grow into intelligent, …

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Episode Seventy-Six – On Manga And Amaz!ng-ness – Interview With Jack Scanlan And Sara Mayhew

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_76_-_On_Manga_And_Amaz21ng-ness__Jack_Scanlan_And_Sara_Mayhew.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:39 — 38.8MB) | EmbedI’m back… and this is a little double-interview (for the price of one!) with two wonderful people: Jack Scanlan of the Young Australian Skeptics/ Naontiotami blog and Sara Mayhew of ‘There Are Four Lights’ blog and ‘Legend of …

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Episode Seventy-Five – On Codes Of Conduct: A Brief History of Civility, Inclusivity, Sexism and Skepticism

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_75_-_On_Codes_Of_Conduct_-_A_Brief_History_of_Civility_Inclusivity_Sexism_and_Skepticism.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:11 — 17.4MB) | Embed Transcript: Codes of Conduct: A Brief History of Civility, Inclusivity, Sexism and Skepticism A man enthusiastically bounded up to introduce himself with a hug and I immediately took three steps backwards. The time was 2005, the place …

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Episode Seventy-Four – On Seeking The Evidence And Reporting A Rort – Interview With Bayani Mills

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_74_-_On_Seeking_The_Evidence_And_Reporting_A_Rort.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:06 — 29.9MB) | Embed Welcome to episode #74! People can turn to the internet to quickly get information about claims and consumer rights, particularly regarding their health. But where do you go when reporting a dodgy claim or seeking advice about getting …

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Episode Seventy-Three – On The Nightingale Collaboration – Interview With Alan Henness

Download mp3 here! With many thanks to the organisers of QEDCon – an interview with Alan Henness and the Nightingale Collaboration presentation! QEDCon was a two-day science and skepticism conference which took place in the Manchester Piccadilly hotel from February 5-6 2011. Keep track of their future events by checking …

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Episode Seventy-Two – On Unbelievable – Interview With Lawrence Leung

Mp3 of the show – downloadable here! Tremendous thanks to both Simon Taylor for helping me secure this interview and Belinda Nicholson (who appeared in the 365 Days of Astronomy episode ‘The Stars Are Her Laboratory’ for lending me the astrophysics tea-room at the University of Melbourne to record it! …

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Episode Seventy-One – On Great Books In Skepticism – Podblack’s Book Club With Embiggen Books

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_71_-_On_Great_Books_In_Skepticism_With_Embiggen_Books.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:12:25 — 82.9MB) | Embed This is an edited version (shortened ONLY slightly from the over-an-hour discussion!) from the ‘PodBiggen’ book talk that Warren Bonett of Embiggen Books and I had on Monday, May 16th, 2011. The NEW Embiggen Bookstore can be …

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Token Skeptic In Southwark And Shakespeare’s Globe

A short film from the early morning after QEDCon in London, February. This is one of my favorite parts of the city – listening to the bells at St Paul’s Cathedral, walking across the Millennium Bridge and then down the Bankside Jetty to visit Shakespeare’s Globe. Here you can see …

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Token Skeptic Lecture At UWA And Critical Thinking And Philosophy In Schools Conference

I recently got back from some fantastic lectures in Melbourne earlier this month – at RMIT, Melbourne University, Monash University and for the newly-launched Melbourne Skeptics and Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics Skeptics in the Pub with Warren Bonett of Embiggen Bookstore (which will soon open in Melbourne). Now I’m doing …

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Melbourne Tour Great Success! Brains, Books, Both From #PodBiggen Books Night!

In saying that – it’s with thanks to everyone who took part in the Melbourne Skeptics / Eastern Hills Skeptics Meetup (the very first! I’m so honored!). Many thanks also to Warren Bonnet for being such a wonderful and informed co-presenter, and all the fantastic people I hung out with …

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